County Fairs Get Financial Boost From StateGovernor Rauner's office Friday announced $16 million in grants for agriculture programs and the nearly 100 county fairs across the state.
Illinois State Fair Announces 2018 ThemeThe Agriculture Director, Raymond Poe, says the 2018 Illinois and Du Quoin State Fairs will be themed "Celebrate Illinois: 200 Years of Amazing!"
Treasurer Gives Sneak Peek Of Items To Be Auctioned At Illinois State FairThe Illinois State Treasurer’s office will auction off thousands of unclaimed property items worth over $100,000 next month at the Illinois State Fair.
Arrest Made In Illinois State Fair StabbingIllinois State Police say a 17-year-old girl has been arrested in the weekend stabbing of a 16-year-old girl at the Illinois State Fair.
At 94, She's Still Winning Ribbons At Illinois State FairThe Illinois State Fair has a loyal participant and a reigning champion in 94-year-old Marian Brockschmidt. The Springfield resident has exhibited at the fair 67 years and often goes home a winner.
Potential Dem Candidates For Governor: Sen. Dick Durbin, Chicago Treasurer Kurt SummersWho will take on Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner in 2018? CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports from Democrat Day at the Illinois State Fair.
Comptroller Pushing For Law Halting Elected Officials' Pay Until Balanced Budget PassesIllinois State Comptroller Leslie Munger wants a law mandating elected officials not get paid unless a balanced budget has been passed.
Governors Day At Illinois State Fair, Trump Leads As Discussion TopicWith less than 90 days before the presidential election, GOP Leaders trotted around Wednesday at the Illinois State Fair for Governors Day.
Illinois State Fair Reopens After Friday Flooding In SpringfieldFair organizers said the hardest-hit area was a campground, where access continues to be restricted.
Rain, Flooding Close Illinois State FairFair visitors were forced to seek shelter in permanent structures, and significant rainfall led to flooded streets, buildings and barns on the fairgrounds.
State Fair Admission Up 40 Percent, Champion '85 Bears FeaturedThe state budget mess has come home to roost at the Illinois State Fair, where admission is up 40 percent and, for the first time, the preview night is no longer free.
Secretary Of State Jesse White Won't Run For Sixth TermHe’s said it before, but Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White said he means it this time: he won’t be running for another term.