(Springfield-jm) -- Governor Bruce Rauner is signing a new law that lets 16 and 17 year olds sign up for the state’s organ and tissue donor registry. The change will give hundreds of thousands of teens the opportunity to give the gift of life says Governor Bruce Rauner…
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner. More than 47-hundred people in Illinois are on the waiting list and about 300 patients die each year waiting for a transplant. Register to become an organ donor at: life goes on dot com.
(Undated-jm) -- An area hospital is being sold to a Peoria area group pending state approval. OSF Healthcare announced Tuesday they are buying Presence Covenant in Urbana. OSF Healthcare operates 10 other hospitals in Illinois including OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.
(Bellflower-jm) -- The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive tomorrow in Bellflower. The blood drive will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Bellflower Community Center and is sponsored by the Bellflower Lions Club. For an appointment call Loretta Power at 309-722-3736.
(Washington-jm) -- Will USDA's survey based crop estimates this week calm some of the volatility in the grain and soybean markets? Gary Crawford reports…
(Springfield-jm) -- The Illinois State Fair is offering a new area for families to enjoy, call Thrillville. Thrillville will be located inside gate two, where the most foot traffic enters the fair. State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon says it includes acts like cirque extreme…
State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon. There will also be remote controlled race cars for fairgoers to try out. The fair opens Thursday and runs through Sunday.
(Clinton-jm) -- Several people were injured following a crash on Route 10 near Clinton Monday night. DeWitt County Sheriff’s police say the two vehicle accident occurred on Route 10 between Jemima Road and Revere Road around 9:40 p.m. Police say all the occupants were taken to area hospitals with one subject airlifted to Carle. The road was reopened around 4:40 Tuesday morning.
(Springfield-jm) -- Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs’ office is returning more than 12 thousand dollars in unclaimed money to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Peoria. The funds come from four different properties found in the Treasurer’s I-Cash Program says Frerichs
Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs. Treasurer Frerichs urges non-profits as well as individuals to check often to see if they have any unclaimed property. You can search the database at Illinois Treasurer dot gov slash I Cash.