As the world watches the sad ongoing fight between Russia and Ukraine, there's another battlefield that involves Illinois and the Russians. This one is digital, but could have equally serious implications as a real world attack.
Mysterious drones have been in the news again. This is not new to the Midwest as there are numerous reports of strange encounters. So far, no one seems to know where they came from or why they've disappeared.
If you have a family, how would you deal with almost a year apart? That's the reality for many military families. One Missouri Army dad recently surprised his son at school after being deployed for 10 months.
My dad always taught me that it's best to be quiet while fishing. He would have been blown away by video shared by a Missouri fisherman who's trip was interrupted by a low-flying Black Hawk helicopter.
Lance Cpl. Jared Schmitz was one of 13 US soldiers that were killed in an attack in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021. The funeral for Jared is today and his procession in St. Charles County in Missouri was streamed for public viewing.