Andrew Drea joined The Herald-Whig in September 2016. Andrew is a copy editor/page designer. Andrew’s primary duties include editing stories and designing pages. Andrew has a bachelor of arts degree from Monmouth College and a master of arts from Purdue University. Andrew has experience at Gatehouse Media, was a graduate fellow at Ohio State University and most recently worked for the Jacksonville Journal Courier before coming to The Herald-Whig.
The state of Illinois has spent more than $1 million testing for the Legionella bacteria in the water supply at the Illinois Veterans Home, and the results indicate that the facility's new water treatment plant is working.