- Closings/Cancellations - 2/17/2021by Jennifer Fuller on February 17, 2021 at 6:06 am
CLOSINGS/CANCELLATIONS - FEBRUARY 17th, 2021 (Update 6am 2/17):
- Pritzker Issues Statewide Disaster Proclamation Amid Winter Stormson February 16, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Dangerous sub-zero temperatures and massive snow accumulation across Illinois prompted Gov. JB Pritzker to issue a disaster proclamation for the entire state on Tuesday.
- Closings/Cancellations - 2/16/2021 (Updated 5:30am)by Jennifer Fuller on February 16, 2021 at 5:43 am
- Murphysboro's Mayor Helps Clear Area Roadsby Brad Palmer on February 15, 2021 at 5:50 pm
The Murphysboro Public Works Department got some help clearing area roads of snow from an unlikely source. Mayor Will Stephens posted on Facebook he helped snowplow driver John Spradling push snow for about 45 minutes on Monday afternoon.
- Warming Shelters Try to Protect Residents from the Bitter Coldby Brad Palmer on February 15, 2021 at 5:43 pm
In addition to the heavy snow, temperatures are dangerously cold. The West Frankfort Police Department Lobby is now open as a warming center.
- COVID Testing And Vaccine Cancellationsby Steph Whiteside on February 15, 2021 at 3:45 pm
Numerous local health departments are making changes to vaccine clinics and COVID testing because of the winter weather. Some public health departments are rescheduling their planned COVID vaccine clinics because too many people won't be able to make it out […]