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  • Shaw Local
  • Sauk Valley Media
  • KaneCounty Chronicle
  • Northwest Herald
  • The Herald-News

Past articles by Derek:

42 residents, 23 staff at La Salle veterans home test positive for COVID-19

The Illinois Veterans Home in La Salle reported 23 staff and 42 residents as positive for COVID-19. → Read More

Where is Illinois’ Republican Party headed after GOP primary?

Primary shift might signal big change to the right, or might only reflect evolutionary drift of a decade-long trend for Illinois Republicans. → Read More

Kinzinger Jan. 6 committee hearing postponed talking about Justice Department moves

U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger will have to wait a week to lead a Jan. 6 committee hearing. → Read More

Northern Illinois under a tornado watch until 8 p.m. Saturday

Conditions are favorable for a tornado Saturday, the National Weather Service said. → Read More

Wyanet woman killed in Interstate 80 crash near Ottawa

A 40-year-old Wyanet woman died following a single-vehicle crash Friday on Interstate 80 near Ottawa. → Read More

Illinois politicians call for unity, holding Russia’s Putin accountable

Politicians across Illinois weighed in Thursday on Russia's attack of the Ukraine. → Read More

Congressman Adam Kinzinger announces the birth of his son

U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) “is over the moon,” he said Wednesday afternoon on Twitter. → Read More

Adam Kinzinger says he will not run again for Congress in November 2022

U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) said Friday morning he will not run again for Congress in November 2022. → Read More

Adam Kinzinger says he will not run again for Congress in November 2022

U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) said Friday morning he will not run again for Congress in November 2022. → Read More

Southern Illinois has one available, staffed ICU bed as state nears 6.7 million fully vaccinated

Hard-hit Region 5, southern Illinois, is down to one available, staffed ICU bed, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported Monday. The region has 82 total ICU beds it can staff, according to the most recent state data, and available ICU beds have trended down as the southern-most region in the state has been hit hard with new COVID-19 infections for more than a month. There are 3,003 new… → Read More

State issues advisories for fish caught in Illinois waterways

For the first time since the 1970s, there is no longer a “do not eat” advisory for fish in the Illinois River, but other guidances are in place for fresh catches. → Read More

‘This is a disaster, and a stain on the entire nation,’ Kinzinger reacts to fall of Afghanistan

U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) said Sunday the overtaking of Afghanistan by the Taliban is the result of “a short-sighted, weak and utter failure of both the previous White House and the current administration.” → Read More

Republican U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger set to visit district this week during break in Congress

Congressman Adam Kinzinger will be making the rounds within his district this week. → Read More

Rep. Sean Casten references Fergie song to bring attention to climate change legislation

Congressman Sean Casten references Fergie song to bring attention to climate change legislation → Read More

Storms may bring more heavy rain to Northern Illinois

Thunderstorms are possible again Thursday throughout Northern Illinois with a risk of flash flooding and downed tree limbs. Strong to severe storms throughout the afternoon and into the evening may bring torrential downpours, which could cause localized flash flooding of streets and ditches, according to the National Weather Service in Chicago. Some storms may bring damaging winds, enough to… → Read More

IDPH: 645 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths Friday

Positivity rates again rose in 6 northern Illinois health regions → Read More

IDPH announces statewide system to monitor COVID-19 in wastewater

COVID-19 is detectable in human waste nearly from the onset of infection, while symptoms may not appear for three to five days → Read More

Strong storms, some severe predicted late Monday afternoon across Northern Illinois

Residents across Northern Illinois may hear a few crashes of thunder Monday afternoon into the evening. → Read More

Kinzinger first GOP member in Congress to call for Matt Gaetz to resign

Congressman Adam Kinzinger has shown since November’s election he’s not afraid to be the first member of his party to speak out against it when he believes there’s wrongdoing. The Channahon Republican did so again Thursday. → Read More

Congressman Kinzinger votes for background checks, says ‘we have to make changes for the greater good’

Saying background checks “are critical to keeping firearms out of the wrong hands,” U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) was one of eight Republicans who voted in favor of the Background Checks Act of 2021. → Read More