Posts Tagged “northern illinois”

Pritzker activates Emergency Operation Center, National Guard in response to massive chemical fire in Winnebago County

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Pritzker activates Emergency Operation Center, National Guard in response to massive chemical fire in Winnebago County

Pritzker activates Emergency Operation Center, National Guard in response to massive chemical fire in Winnebago County Residents Within Two-Mile Radius of Rockton Chemical Plant fire evacuated, encouraged to Wear Masks Out of an Abundance of Caution. State Officials from Multiple Agencies Coordinating with Local Authorities to Keep People Safe Governor JB Pritzker has activated the State…

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Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region

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Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region

Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region Each winter when the weather turns cold, the Quad Cities serves as host to a large majority of bald eagles making their annual southern migration from Canada to the unfrozen waters of the Mississippi River.  The Quad Cities celebrates over 50 years of bald eagle…

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Quad Cities celebrates Oktoberfest Season with cruise, music and food

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Quad Cities celebrates Oktoberfest Season with cruise, music and food Fall is the season of leaves, cooler temps, pumpkin spice, and Oktoberfests!  There are a lot of different versions to this fun classic event in the Quad Cities. Cruise the Mississippi on the Oktoberfest cruise on September 19, 2019, with Barefoot Becky & the Ivanhoe…

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Tollway launches Construction Works program in Northern Illinois

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Tollway launches Construction Works program in Northern Illinois

Tollway launches Construction Works program in Northern Illinois Access to training, apprenticeships and careers within skilled construction trades offered through the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership Joined by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, state transportation leaders Sen. Martin Sandoval and Rep. Marcus Evans, Illinois Tollway Board Chairman Bob Schillerstrom and Executive Director Liz Gorman announced today…

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ComEd Prepares for Severe Weather Across Northern Illinois

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ComEd Prepares for Severe Weather Across Northern Illinois

ComEd Prepares for Severe Weather Across Northern Illinois Energy company encourages customers to be safe and report power outages via text or call ComEd is closely monitoring and preparing for severe weather that may affect parts of the northern Illinois region it serves starting Tuesday evening (June 25, 2018). Current forecasts call for heavy rain,…

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Breaking News: Flash Flood Warning Northern Illinois

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Breaking News: Flash Flood Warning Northern Illinois

Flash Flood Watch Weather Updated: Oct 14 2:55AM Issued by the National Weather Service For Northern Illinois Flash Flood warning issued for Cook County, IllinoisSaturday October 14, 2017 FLASH FLOOD WATCH FROM 2:55AM CDT SAT UNTIL 4AM CDT SUN … FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS…

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Storm shuts power for 85,000 Northern Illinois homes

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Storm shuts power for 85,000 Northern Illinois homes

Storm shuts power for 85,000 Northern Illinois homes ComEd Restores Power to 90 Percent of Customers Impacted by Severe storm. Customers encouraged to report any remaining outages or downed power lines sightings. Damage hits neighborhoods in Arlington Heights, Rockford, Dixon, and Mt. Prospect Following a fast-moving storm with wind gusts as strong as 70 mph that…

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