When I was a student in the Quincy Public School system, we were told repeatedly that we had to make budget cuts because we did not receive sufficient funding from the state.
To The Herald-Whig: Illinois is a great state. It is powered by the hardest working men and women in the country and has a long history of innovation, excellence and prosperity. Our economic capabilities, coupled with the passion, drive and knowledge of e
To The Herald-Whig: In November 1997, a small group of committed citizens invested in the future of our region with a simple vision: an accessible vehicle for local charitable giving. From that vision, the Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinoi
To The Herald-Whig: I'm in my 15th year as a professor at Western Illinois University. For most of my career at Western I've enjoyed my work environment, students and colleagues. The last couple of years, though, have been extremely difficult. In part, t
To The Herald-Whig: The agriculture industry in Illinois has flourished under the Renewable Fuel Standard since its enactment in 2007. The RFS has helped bring stability in the market for corn-based ethanol, which has created a demand for Illinois corn. T