Northern Illinois

15 of the best places in Illinois for fall foliage
Oct 06, 2016

As the deep green colors of summer change into the vibrant red, orange and yellow hues of fall, ...

Leahy: Dold the true independent choice in the 10th District
Sep 23, 2016

Opinion Illinois’ Tenth Congressional District has gone back and forth the previous few elec...

5 reasons why prevailing wage works in Winnebago County
Aug 01, 2016

A new Economic Commentary by the Illinois Economic Policy Institute details how prevailing wage i...

List of Illinois County Fairs in 2016
Jul 28, 2016

Looking for something to do this weekend? Then you're in luck! We are smack dab in the middle o...

Top 10 Illinois suburbs to live in
Jul 07, 2016

What matters to you most when looking at a new place to live? Crime, public schools, cost of livi...

The top 10 laziest places in Illinois are...
Jun 10, 2016

Are you slacking off? Reading this article instead of doing work? Then  you, my friend, might ju...

Rape crisis centers to autism: Atlas of Austerity maps 15 ways the Illinois budget crisis hurts Illinois
May 28, 2016

(Editor's note: The list below presents a condensed version of the Illinois Atlas of Austerity, a...

Top 25 smartest cities in Illinois
May 13, 2016

If you're looking to boost your brainpower, you'll be in good company in these top 25 smartest ci...

10 Illinois high schools among nation's Top 100 best-run in 2016
May 09, 2016

Using data from the National Center for Education Statistics and its own parent/student surveys, ...

13 unusual Illinois festivals you gotta see to believe
May 08, 2016

Even though Illinois may be (in)famous for political corruption,  we also know how to throw a da...

Safest cities in Illinois for 2016, according to SafeWise
Apr 28, 2016

Six cities in Illinois are considered some of the safest places to live in the nation. Home se...

10 notorious stories of witchcraft in Illinois
Apr 07, 2016

While many historians have attempted to dismiss tales of witchcraft as “superstitions of the pa...

These 10 Illinois city managers make more than any U.S. governor
Mar 29, 2016

New report spotlights the generous, pensionable salaries of Illinois city managers A new repor...

Top 10 Crimes among Illinois Department of Corrections inmates
Feb 09, 2016

The Illinois Department of Corrections houses more than 45,000 inmates in 25 correctional facilit...

A decade of lost Illinois landmarks
Jan 29, 2016

Since 2007, Illinois has lost at least seven destinations popular with legend trippers. Later th...


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