Community Newspaper?

By:  Diane Benjamin Did you know to print just a basic obituary in the local paper will cost $205?  It looks like including a photo adds to that cost. So, your loved one is gone and funerals are ridiculously expensive.  Then the paper wants to gouge you for a couple inches of space to announce […]

Is Illinois going to violate religious freedom

By:  Diane Benjamin This is from the Illinois Constitution: http://www.ilga.gov/commission/lrb/con1.htm That sure sounds like government can’t tell you want to believe.  Until just a few years ago almost everybody believed that. Now see this article:  https://prairiestatewire.com/stories/512782685-illinois-christian-home-educators-director-fears-repercussions-of-bill-to-add-lgbt-curricula Actually read it folks!  (hint:  I can tell how many people do) Illinois wants to make sure kids hear […]

The funniest thing you will read today

By:  Diane Benjamin A website called SmartAsset just published a new list of: The Least-Stressed Cities in America – 2019 Edition https://smartasset.com/financial-advisor/least-stressed-cities-in-america-2019 Bloomington made the list! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the real unemployment rate is:    https://www.bls.gov/eag/eag.il_bloomington_msa.htm Since the survey claims they are using 2017 data, see the REAL unemployment rates in […]