The administration Building at Eastern Illinois University, known as Old Main
(Wikimedia Commons)
August 18, 2015

Eastern Illinois Laying Off 67 With More To Come

EIU identified 118 jobs for elimination, with 50 of those positions vacant.  Those jobs are in civil service, as well as administrative and professional areas.


Main Library at the University of Illinois
(Wikipedia)
August 17, 2015

UI Main Library Benefits From Business’ Closure

The crowdfunding campaign led by U of I Technology Services employee Dena Strong (and aided by library grant funds) brought in around 1,000 hard to find DVD's and Blu-Ray's with the closure of a popular Campustown business.


An American tank in Carentan, France - June 1944
The United States National Archives
August 14, 2015

70 Years After World War II Ends: A Local Look Back

The 22 families who lived on Hero Street, Silvis, Ill. sent 57 of their children to fight in World War II. Some combination of those 22 fought in ever theater, in every major battle, and through them author Carlos Harrison shares a vivid portrait of the war. We dive into some of the stories and realities he uncovered, as well as talk with some of those from Silvis, Ill. and the surrounding area who went to fight and who were here during the war. 


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