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Illinois Emergency Management Agency

State disaster chief weathers storm, wins support

SPRINGFIELD | For almost three years, Jonathon Monken has been in charge of the cleanup whenever Illinois gets flooded, ravaged by tornadoes or frozen by a polar vortex.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am

Illinois nuke plants under review

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A review of the state's fleet of nuclear power plants is under way.

March 29, 2011 11:11 am

Blizzard cleanup ends; recovery dollars sought

SPRINGFIELD | More than 2,800 of the state's snowplow drivers clocked in upward of a combined 14,000 hours of overtime to clear snow-covered roads during this week's blizzard.

February 06, 2011 12:00 am

Illinois shovels out from blizzard

SPRINGFIELD | State workers are out in force clearing roads following the blizzard that dumped 12 to 20 inches of snow across Illinois.

February 03, 2011 12:30 pm

Illinois National Guard responds to stranded motorists

SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday mobilized additional resources to help the more than 500 troops called up Tuesday to aid  stranded motorists.

February 02, 2011 11:30 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Prepare for the bad storms ahead

November is Winter Storm Preparedness Month. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency will highlight winter storm preparedness throughout November as part of a 12-month preparedness campaign.

November 21, 2010 12:00 am
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