- Procession planned following Mass for Decatur mayor Updated: Jul-23-15 12:40 pm
DECATUR, Illinois - Decatur officials are planning to lead a funeral procession in honor of recently deceased Mayor Mike McElroy.
- Decatur Mayor Mike McElroy dies at 63 after auto crash Updated: Jul-17-15 7:05 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Decatur Mayor Mike McElroy died Friday after suffering what police said appeared to be some kind of medical emergency while driving. He was 63.
- EXCHANGE: Popularity, variety of farmers markets growing Updated: Jul-17-15 8:43 am
DECATUR, Illinois - Decatur is surrounded by lush farmland producing food most often destined for other locations. But with the arrival of summer farmers markets and roadside stands, some of that produce is being redirected straight to consumers who like the fresh food and connecting with local farmers.
- EXCHANGE: Record player, jukebox revival hits Brownstown Updated: Jul-13-15 4:09 am
BROWNSTOWN, Illinois - What goes around, comes around.
- Longtime central Illinois journalist Bob Fallstrom, 88, dies Updated: Jul-10-15 5:20 pm
DECATUR, Illinois - Veteran newspaper editor Bob Fallstrom, who in his 66 years with the Herald and Review in Decatur served as a reporter, sports writer and editor, has died at age 88.
- EXCHANGE: Plush animals offered for adoption to aid shelter Updated: Jul-10-15 8:01 am
DECATUR, Illinois - The professional and friendly staff at the Hope Academy animal adoption event had all areas of the process well in hand.
- Lake Decatur dredging project about 10 percent finished Updated: Jul-06-15 10:19 am
DECATUR, Illinois - Officials in Decatur say efforts to dredge Lake Decatur are about 10 percent done and moving into a new area.
- EXCHANGE: Special ed student heading to college Updated: Jul-04-15 9:41 am
DECATUR, Illinois - Audrey Walker danced with her male counterpart on MacArthur High School's prom court, flashing a megawatt smile at the cameras and looking for all the world like a typical high school girl.
- Farm Progress Show organizers plan $1M expansion in Decatur Updated: Jul-01-15 10:39 am
DECATUR, Illinois - Plans are underway to expand this year's Farm Progress Show in Decatur before it takes place in September.
- EXCHANGE: Young Eagle Flights spark kids' passion for flying Updated: Jul-01-15 6:20 am
DECATUR, Illinois - He's still a few years off from his license, but Landon Francisco proved himself more than capable in the pilot seat of an airplane.
- Central Illinois deputies get life-saving overdose kits Updated: Jul-01-15 4:58 am
DECATUR, Illinois - Sheriff's deputies in Macon County in central Illinois are learning to save lives by administering a medicine that reverses the effects of heroin and other opioid drugs.
- Decatur police, NAACP form response team Updated: Jun-30-15 4:09 am
DECATUR, Illinois - The Decatur Police Department and the local branch of the NAACP say they've put together a response team to help deal with critical situations involving police and the black community in the central Illinois city.