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WVEL Entertainment Scope: Nelly Is Coming To The 2020 Sangamon County Fair

WVEL Entertainment Scope: Nelly Is Coming To The 2020 Sangamon County Fair

(Photo By Flickr User reeb0k2008)   Grammy award-winning, multi-platinum rap superstar, Nelly is coming to the Sangamon County Fair in Summer 2020! Nelly is set to perform on Thursday, June 18th in New Berlin, IL. Fair Board President Nathan Smith says, “We are beyond excited to welcome Nelly to our Grandstand 20 years after his album…MORE

WVEL Weather Scope Now: Below Freezing Temperatures Tips

WVEL Weather Scope Now: Below Freezing Temperatures Tips

(Photo By Flickr User espie (on and off))   If you’ve been outside on earlier this week, you’ve noticed how the temperatures have significantly dropped. Overnight Monday & Tuesday, the wind chill got down to the single digits! With this drop in temperatures, you’ll want to make sure you’re doing everything you can to protect yourself…MORE

WVEL/IHSA Insider: The 2019 Capital City Showcase Rewind

WVEL/IHSA Insider: The 2019 Capital City Showcase Rewind

(Photo By Flickr User Dayland Shannon)   “IHSA Boys Basketball fanatics, stand up and cheer, for the best of the big throwdown in the Cap City at the Bank Of Springfield Center!” The 2019 Capital City Showcase took place on last Saturday at the BOS Center in Springfield, IL! Just in case you missed it or…MORE

The 2020 Mississippi Valley Fair Concert Line-Up

The 2020 Mississippi Valley Fair Concert Line-Up

(Photo By Flickr User Eva Rinaldi)   Dust off your cowboy boots and party/fun gear, the 2020 Mississippi Valley Fair Grandstand lineup has been announced! The list for next year’s concert line-up is as follows: Tuesday: LOCASH Wednesday: Keith Urban Thursday: Shinedown Friday: Old Dominion Saturday: Pitbull Sunday: To Be Announced The fair runs Tuesday, August…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope Now: The Fighting Illini Football Team Are Going Bowling!

WVEL Sports Scope Now: The Fighting Illini Football Team Are Going Bowling!

(Photo By Flickr User Matthew Roth)     “California, here they come; nine seasons where they last started from!” “Attention Fighting Illini pigskin fans, attention Fighting Illini pigskin fans, it’s Bowl Time!” According to 247sports.com, the University Of Illinois football’s last bowl win came in the San Francisco area, a 20-14 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl…MORE

Millikin University + New Degree = Recruiting Illinois Teachers

Millikin University + New Degree = Recruiting Illinois Teachers

(Photo by Flickr User straightedge217) Newsline: Millikin University & Decatur, IL A new degree will be offered at Millikin University School of Education. The degree is a new Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) that will specifically focus on anyone seeking an Illinois teaching license through the completion of graduate study. Millikin said the degree is…MORE

WVEL/IHSA Insider Scope: The 2019 Capital City Showcase

WVEL/IHSA Insider Scope: The 2019 Capital City Showcase

(Photo By Flickr User franchise opportunities)   “IHSA Boys Basketball fanatics, get ready for the big throwdown in the Cap City at the Bank Of Springfield Center!” The 2019 Capital City Showcase will be taking place on Saturday, December 7th at the BOS Center in Springfield, IL! If you are planning on attending this upcoming event,…MORE

Six Flags Wants To Take You On A Ride On The “Polar Coaster Challenge”

Six Flags Wants To Take You On A Ride On The “Polar Coaster Challenge”

                              (Photo By Flickr User Jeremy Thompson)     Funline: Eureka, MO “Attention all roller coaster riders, attention all roller coaster riders……..” “Get ready for the Polar Coaster baby, baby at Six Flags!  Do you wanna ride?” (add Ohio Players’ “Love…MORE

WVEL Consumer/News Scope Now: Pike County, IL Residents- Personal Information Scams Reminder

WVEL Consumer/News Scope Now: Pike County, IL Residents- Personal Information Scams Reminder

(Photo By Flickr User Trending Topics 2019)   Newsline: Pike County, IL The Pike County Sheriff’s Department has received several calls within the last twenty-four hours regarding citizens being called and solicited for their Social Security number and credit card information. Pike County Sheriff David Greenwood would like to remind residents to never give out personal…MORE

WVEL/IHSA Insider: IHSA State Football Finals Rewind

WVEL/IHSA Insider: IHSA State Football Finals Rewind

(Photo By Flickr User Gerry Dincher)     Who was crowned “IHSA Kings Of The Turf 2019?” Finishing up hosting the 4th year of football play, Destination DeKalb had a two-part high school pigskin story that concluded on Saturday night in at Huskie Stadum at Brigham Field. Just in case you missed it, here is a…MORE