Category Archives: State News

The Whole Hog

The Whole Hog

Andrew Metheny says his $250 prize money will go toward paying the speeding ticket he got on his way to the Illinois State Fair’s hog-calling contest Sunday.MORE

State Fair showcases Bicentennial Stamp

State Fair showcases Bicentennial Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service wants to claim its share of Illinois State Fair limelight, which is why it used the fair’s post office to unveil a stamp which has been in circulation for five months.MORE

‘Nut Cases’ on the Ballot

‘Nut Cases’ on the Ballot

Illinois’ Number One Republican, Gov. Rauner, says it’s not his fault some unusual characters, whom the party is disavowing, are on the ballot in two U.S. House races this fall.MORE

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WJBC Voices: Staycations

As the days of summer wane, you might be looking for at least one more experience, perhaps even a “bucket list” item to do.