CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- This winter has been brutal on all of us physically, emotionally and financially.
CHAMPAIGN -- Small energy companies are asking UI students to hand over personal information.
SPRINGFIELD -- As temperatures fall, more of us are cranking on the heat. Many people need help paying for it.
ILLINOIS -- Home heating bills are expected to increase this winter for most Americans.
ILLINOIS -- There could soon be a high-voltage transmission line going through parts of Douglas and Piatt counties.
CHAMPAIGN -- Champaign families could soon be saving money on their power bills.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Illinois American Water announced plans to invest more than $2 million on water projects.
URBANA -- Urbana families can expect a lower electric bill this summer.
DECATUR -- With all of the temperature ups-and-downs, that power bill can get out of control.
The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) released a consumer guide Tuesday to help inform residents who are about to vote on a "monumental change" in how electricity prices are determined.
People who need help paying their power bills are encouraged to sign up for a payment plan.