The United States is considered one of the top destination points for child trafficking with cases reported in all 50 states, including 143 investigated calls to the hotline for allegations of human trafficking in 2016 by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
When cancer patient Savannah Gray learned that Lincolnland Hospice’s Grant-A-Wish program provides end-of-life wishes, she opted for plan B — a special spa day complete with customized home treatments including an artistic manicure and pampering pedicure.
Individuals at risk of developing memory-related illnesses and their caretakers stand to benefit from Illinois’ recent $1 million grant for person-centered support programming allotted by a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) division.
Residents planning leisure outings over the coming Labor Day weekend are advised of limited parking and park closures at Utica-area Starved Rock State Park, due to high water levels resulting from recent heavy rains.
Starting Sept. 1, Eastern Illinois University’s (EIU) Booth Library will showcase a traveling civil rights exhibit highlighting how the media brought America’s civil rights movement into the public eye, with photos, artifacts and other visual media.
A new heart center and 20 extra beds will come to Mattoon’s Sarah Bush Lincoln facility, thanks to recent approval of the $31 million project from the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board.
Lake Land College in Mattoon (CCD 517) was recently downgraded by Moody’s Investors Service, alongside numerous other Illinois community colleges, from an Aa3 to an A1 ranking by the standard-bearing credit agency.