Voting ends at 7 p.m. today

Polls opened today at 6 a.m., where voting for the Illinois governor’s race and the U.S. Senate contest is expected to be close. There are local races, too, that voters won’t want to miss.

Every Block A Village meets Tuesday

Representatives from FEMA will be at the meeting at Rhema Word Church to explain how to apply for assistance if you suffered damages in the flood. Several other topics will be covered, including voting in the Nov. 2nd election and getting a new public high school in Austin.