AMERICANS are observing a Memorial Day weekend like none before -- in the midst of a global pandemic as the official death toll in this nation hovers at 100,000.
WHILE WE wait to hear whether the state will move to the next phase of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's Restore Illinois plan later this month, we are being serenaded on all sides by a chorus of increasingly erratic voices. First, we have a few things to make clear.
An independent spirit has long driven local actions. It's time to let West-Central Illinois lead the way in data-driven reopening.