I enjoyed Randy Harrison’s article(s) about Gene Autry’s visit to Robinson (April 21 and 24). While he mentions WLS was owned by Sears Roebuck, I think your readers would enjoy knowing the WLS call letters stood for “World’s Largest Store.”
Keep up the good work!
Kim C. Cox
El Cajon, Calif.
Pritzker fact check: Prime working-age Illinoisans leading exodus, not students
Gov. JB Pritzker inaccurately identified students leaving for college as the reason for Illinois’ population decline. Illinoisans between the ages of 26 and 54 made up 64.5% of the net decline in population from 2017-2018, the most recent year of available data.
April showers us with news!
COLUMN DIARY: a check of big headlines, small wonders and other highlights:
Don’t make life any shorter
It was prom night, and the four teens had agreed to ride together in one car. It was early, not yet dark, as they came to the four way stop intersection in the country.
Snow surprised county in April
April showers bring May flowers, but what do April snows bring?A spring snow shower was the weather ...
Planting season continues
Farmers in Crawford County and other parts of Illinois continue corn and soybean planting.Corn plant...