Illinois Reporter

Stories from intrepid reporters attending the Illinois Press Foundation Journalism Workshop at Eastern Illinois University

Read the 2018 edition of Illinois Reporter

Click here to read the 2018 publication created by students participating in the annual residential workshop for high-school journalism students at Eastern Illinois University, co-sponsored and supported by the Illinois … Continue reading

July 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Centuries of history showcased at the Crawford County Historical Society Museum

By Isabel Taylor Plainfield, Ill. In Robinson, Ill., the Crawford County Historical Society Museum is trying its best to preserve local history despite financial difficulties. The red-brick building with glass-block … Continue reading

June 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Salvation Army’s Summer Day Camp

By DeJon McAdory   When Mindy Willenborg’s bi-polar son died, she immediately wanted do prevent it from happening to anyone else. Through many programs to help people with mental disabilities, … Continue reading

June 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Children are preparing for the future at EIU

By Tim O’Leary Davenport, Iowa The start of this week marked the beginning of Eastern Illinois University’s Introduction to Lego EV3 robotics and Lego WeDo robotics camps. Both camps work … Continue reading

June 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

The sky’s the limit for 20-year-old female pilot

  By Cheryl Chen Lincolnshire, Ill. Judges closely watch the airplane navigate loops and turns before pausing to record their scores. Offering an off-handed comment of, “who is he?” as … Continue reading

June 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

The state’s most popular authors resonate in Effingham

Pat Willenborg of Effingham works on a crossword puzzle at the Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library Tuesday afternoon. Willenborg was pleased to hear Edgar Lee Masters named to the … Continue reading

June 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Nature Center provides creative ways to get children to explore

By Rhaya Truman Camper Aubrey Miller’s eyes lit up as a tiny daddy long leg found its way home on her arm. She stared in awe at the kind of … Continue reading

June 28, 2018 · Leave a comment