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Official Numbers Are In

Official Numbers Are In

Pontiac sidewalks after last weekend’s snow. (Photo: Todd Wineburner) By AJ Harris Livingston County, much like the rest of the midwest, was pounded by snow over the weekend,  and it may be too soon to think the worst is over. The heaviest hit were Streator and Dwight, with each getting 8 inches of snow, while…MORE

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler NCAA Basketball- Minnesota at Illinois 8pm. The Fighting Illini will try to win their first conference game tonight against the Gophers.  WJEZ will provide coverage starting at 7pm. Illinois State 59 Southern Illinois 58 Boys High School Basketball- Pontiac 55 Morris 34 Ridgeview 53 Lexington 33 Tremont 76, Fieldcrest 65 NBA- LA…MORE

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Tuesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Girls High School Basketball- Central Catholic 76 Pontiac 53 Prairie Central 37 Leroy 34 GCMS 45 Lexington 38 Clifton Central 55 Dwight 46 Fieldcrest 47 Fisher 23 Boys High School Basketball- Flanagan-Cornell 49 Calvary Christian 16 Morris at Pontiac 7pm Prairie Central at Olympia 7pm NCAA Basketball- Syracuse 95 #1 Duke 91…MORE

No Home Healthcare Questions on April Ballot

No Home Healthcare Questions on April Ballot

By A.J. Harris and WJEZ staff/WJEZ file image The question of raising county taxes to fund home healthcare services will not appear on the ballot in April. The Livingston County Board called a special meeting last week to consider a resolution that would have taken the taxation question directly to voters in the form of…MORE

Monday Sports Schedules and Scores

Monday Sports Schedules and Scores

Girls High School Basketball- Central Catholic at Pontiac 7pm Leroy at Prairie Central 6pm GCMS at Lexington 5:30pm NHL- Chicago Blackhawks at New Jersey 6pm NFL- New Orleans 20 Philadelphia 14 The Saints rallied from a 14-0 defecit to move onto the NFC Championship game against the LA Rams. New England 41 San Diego 28…MORE

It Really Hit This Time

It Really Hit This Time

By Todd Wineburner/Photo by Todd Wineburner Totals vary depending on the source, but Livingston County got 8-10 inches of snow over the weekend. WJEZ bases that conclusion on several eyewitness measurements combined with published reports. Snowfall totals may have been slightly more or slightly less depending on which specific location was measured, but predictions by-and-large…MORE

Heartland C.C. Calling Off Classes

Heartland C.C. Calling Off Classes

By Todd Wineburner With significant snowfall expected throughout central Illinois on Saturday, January 12th, Heartland Community College is closing its facilities in Pontiac, Normal, and Lincoln for the day. Saturday the 12th is the only day affected by this decision and classes will resume as usual next week.MORE

Livingston County Faces a Snowy Weekend Forecast

Livingston County Faces a Snowy Weekend Forecast

By Neil Doyle A Winter Weather Advisory takes effect at midnight tonight and continues into tomorrow (Friday 1/11 into Saturday 1/12). The National Weather Service is expecting widespread snow, with Livingston County receiving as much as 3 to 7 inches. Heaviest snowfall amounts are expected south of I-72. Expect difficult travel late Friday evening and…MORE

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

By Kevin Bessler Boys High School Basketball- Prairie Central at Pontiac 7pm WJEZ will provide coverage beginning at 6:55pm. Girls High School Basketball- Dwight 56 Lexington 44 Fieldcrest 53 El Paso-Gridley 44 Flanagan-Cornell 43 Fisher 32 St. Joseph-Ogden 50 Prairie Central 34 Tri-Point 55 Illinois Lutheran 23 NCAA Basketball- #2 Michigan 79 Illinois 69 The…MORE