Illinois State Fair
The Illinois State Fair is adding more performances to its grandstand line-up — including the return of Styx and REO Speedwagon.
Gov. Pat Quinn received anything but a warm welcome at the Illinois State Fair on Wednesday, when a huge crowd of union protesters booed the governor as he took the stage.
The National Work Zone Memorial has made its way to the Illinois State Fair for the fourth time, and organizers continue hoping it drives home the message of safe driving.
Governor’s Day at the Illinois State Fair usually means interest groups will try to catch the governor’s ear as well as those of his supporters. This year was no exception.
A voice from the West fired up Illinois Democrats on their day at the Illinois State Fair on Wednesday.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is saluting some high school students who are getting the message out – about when not to be text messaging.
The carnival rides, the greasy food and the agriculture exhibits are all ready as the Illinois State Fair opens in Springfield.
The Illinois state treasurer wants to get rid of $1.5 billion in assets, and he hopes using the State Fair will move things along.