I want to highlight a fundraiser this weekend in Champaign. If you aren't at the state fair, swing by the Esquire Lounge for a spagetti dinner to support Toys for Troops.
I've had the McLean County windfarm of my list of topics since starting this blog. At IlliniPundit, there's a post about how awesome the windfarm is to drive through. I'll put it on the google map.
The Frog Blog of Central Illinois is an incredibly small niche blog and a really cool concept.
Steam Room Quantum Mechanics has a short guide to what's blooming in Central Illinois.
And Lucas says what many are thinking. Please, please get a state budget finalized. Thank you senate and house staff for all the long hours you've put in this summer.