A huge new rail yard has been buzzing on the outskirts of Decatur, Ill. Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) recently opened the 275-acre facility that would be at home at any major port city on the coast. But it’s in the heart of Illinois farm country because farmers have been taking advantage of a new method of shipping out their products.
Illinois Wesleyan University's observatory is now certified by Minor Planet Center at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.
One of three Americans to win this year's Nobel prize in economics says he's not sure how he'll celebrate but he's "still working on taking a deep breath."
For more than 30 years, Ford and Iroquois Counties have been served by the same health department. But the first vote to change that structure could come as soon as Monday night.
Two days of talks between U.S. and Afghan officials have yielded a partial security agreement between the two countries.
The Illinois Legislature's fall veto session is just a week away, but a committee tasked with the solving the state's enormous pension problem is divided.
Shoppers in Illinois and 16 other states should be able to use their debit-style food stamp cards after vendor Xerox Corp. restored service following a system outage.
The installation of a 20.5-acre solar farm at the University of Illinois is being pushed back after questions about the project and its review process.
Just a few years ago, Dennis Kimetto was a farmer, tending corn and cattle in Kenya. Now, he's shattering marathon records.
As negotiations continue in Washington, a Republican candidate from Urbana running for Congress says raising the government's debt limit to prevent a default is more critical than ending the partial government shutdown.