Animals for Adoption

The Washington County Animal Control has just over a handful of animals up for adoption this week.  There is only 1 cat and only...
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Deer Hunting is Here

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters to make safety a priority as they head to the field for the start of...
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Politicians Visit New Minden

Governor Pat Quinn visited all the areas of the state hit by Sunday’s tornadoes yesterday.  He arrived in New Minden shortly before 8 PM...
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Power Back On in Washington County

The power in Washington County was restored by Tri-County Electric Cooperative at approximately 6 o’clock last night.  Bruce Barkau, Director of Member Services, tells...
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Washington County Budget

The Washington County Board met last week and they approved the Washington County Budget and Levy, a process that began at the end of...
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Fracking Regulations Feedback

Updating a story from Friday, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources is seeking public feedback on the state’s first-ever regulations for high-volume oil and...
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