Illinois Looking For Rend Lake Manager 

WHITTINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The state is seeking a new operator for a southern Illinois conference center and resort that was closed last year due to safety concerns. Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Wayne Rosenthal said Wednesday that finding a new operator for the Rend Lake Resort and Conference Center is a top priority. The resort is on the Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Center near Whittington.