Late Freeze Shortens Fall Apple Season For Indiana OrchardsWhile COVID-19 has had a minimal impact on orchard visitation in Indiana, the pandemic has exacerbated labor and farmhand issues for commercial apple orchards across the country.
August Storms In U.S. Cause More Than $20 Billion In DamageA new reports say storms that hit the United States last month are costing the country's economy billions.
Legal Marijuana Sales May Spark Midwest Interstate TensionNonresidents can purchase less marijuana than Illinois residents under the state's new law, and law enforcement in surrounding states have announced plans to strictly enforce their standing restriction on marijuana.
What Is The Midwest? A New Exhibit Says It's More Than Just Geography"Beneath the heart of every tough guy, of every urban sophisticate in this city, you have the heart of Midwesterner."
Jet-Setter: Buttigieg Leads 2020 Dems In Private FlightsThe expenditures have enabled the South Bend, Indiana, mayor to keep up an aggressive schedule, shuttling from his campaign headquarters in his hometown to fundraisers and political events across the country. But his reliance on charter flights contrasts sharply with his image as a Rust Belt mayor who embodies frugality and Midwestern modesty.
Re-Build The Wall? Dems See Opportunity, Danger In MidwestThere are early signs that Democrats are regaining their strength in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin, clinching governorships and making inroads in state legislatures.
General Motors Begins White-Collar Layoffs This WeekThe company says 2,200 white-collar employees took buyouts, while another 1,500 contract workers were let go.
Strong Winds Knock Out Power, Blow Down Trees In Kankakee CountyA wild weather day in Kankakee County Thursday took down a huge tree, some power lines and even took the roof off one home.
Seven Takeaways From Election Night 2018If you asked Democrats going into Tuesday night which governor race they wanted to win the most, they'd likely name Florida first and then Ohio. They won neither.
Midwest Couple Safely Makes It Out Of Las Vegas MassacreA man from the Midwest who ran for his life when the shooting started tells WBBM he feels "blessed beyond measure."
5 Must-See Cities On Your Midwest Road TripA profile of the five must-see cities on a road trip through the Midwest
This Summer's Must Hear Midwest MusiciansLooking to refresh your music playlist? Make the most of your short Midwestern summer and check out these up-and-coming musicians, home-grown in the heartland.
Road Salt Will Be Scarce, Expensive This WinterThe reward for surviving last winter's frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt -- in some cases, five times as expensive as last season.
Trying To Define The True Midwest: It's Not EasyWith apologies to the Founding Fathers, one truth we hold to be self-evident is that Illinois is part of the Midwest. Right? Maybe not.
In Illinois, About 7.3 Percent Of Computers Run Windows XP, Potential Hacker TargetsJust how many computers are still running Windows XP?