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Wall Street Journal
Indiana Corn, Soybeans Outpacing Last Year's Production
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.- Indiana's soybean crop will outpace last year's production, according to an average of survey results collected in the state by scouts on a closely watched crop tour.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Unity East principal knows the territory
"I'm excited to be continuing my career here," Carver said. "It's every administrator's dream to continue in the building they've come to know and love."
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Governor Quinn announces Illinoisa unemployment rate drops to near six-year low
As Illinois' unemployment rate fell to its lowest point since August 2008, Governor Pat Quinn today visited Laborers Local 362 in Bloomington and Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 149 in Savoy to discuss the state's ongoing economic comeback.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Fitch Releases Report on Bloomington, IL
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Raven announces Hawkeye nozzle control system
Raven Industries' Applied Technology Division announced Hawkeye , an innovative pressure-based nozzle control system that provides the most precise and accurate application across the entire sprayer boom, and the entire field.
Reinvention keeps Decatur business going
Indeed, construction of the Illinois Central was why Gus Hardy practically gave away his Decatur livery business to Virgil Parke, then 21, early on a Monday in 1854.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Jesse Marvin McMillan
Jesse Marvin McMillan, 90, of Clarksdale, IL, passed away Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 9:25 a.m. at his residence.
Fitch Rates Bloomington, IL's GOs 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
In addition, Fitch affirms the following ratings: -- outstanding GO bonds at 'AA+'.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Public defender in Illinois' McLean County resigns
The Pantagraph in Bloomington reports that Kim Campbell's resignation was announced to her staff Friday by Judge Elizabeth Robb.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The Doings Weekly
Niles North students attend annual IHSA Student Advisory Committee summer retreat
Members of the Illinois High School Association Student Advisory Committee gathered at the IHSA offices in Bloomington on August 3-4 to attend the group's annual retreat.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Phoenix New Times
Moving at the Speed of Futuristic: Tempe Rapper Makes Moves to Go National
Hip-hop moves at the lightning-fast pace of the Internet these days, and Futuristic, a Tempe rapper on the verge of making it big, knows that better than anyone.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
White House Honors Young Illinois Soybean Producer Kate Danner
Bloomington, IL-Diversity within farming and the ability of the next generation to meet challenges were topics of conversation at the July 29 Champions of Change event at the White House in Washington, D.C. Kate Danner , a 25-year-old farmer from Aledo, Ill., represented the Illinois Soybean Association at the agriculture event, which hosted about ... (more)
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Illinois Firefighter Puts Out Fire at Neighbor's House
An off-duty Bloomington fire captain put a fire out on his neighbor's deck with a garden hose which spared the house from any further damage.
The Modesto Bee
Man-made wetlands turn wastewater into tap water
The 2,000-acre wetland system in Fairfield converts what is mainly treated wastewater that would otherwise flow into the Gulf of Mexico into an additional 65,000 gallons per day feeding the Richland-Chambers Reservoir - a significant contribution in a state enduring prolonged drought.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
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Broadband project done [The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. :: ]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 02--NORMAL -- A nearly $100 million, four-year project to connect 55 counties to a high-speed broadband network has been a boon to education, public safety and the economy, Gov. Pat Quinn said during a stop Friday at Illinois State University to celebrate the project's completion.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Route 66 News
Bloomington lands a grant for new visitors center
Posted by Ron Warnick in Attractions , History , Museums . Tags: Bloomington , Cruisin' with Lincoln on 66 , McLean County Museum of History , Pontiac IL trackback As expected, the Illinois Office of Tourism officially pledged Wednesday to give Bloomington a $249,000 grant to help build a new visitors center downtown, according to WJBC radio .
Thu Jul 31, 2014
KDC 'tops out' 3 State Farm office towers at CityLine in Richardson
City: Richardson Why it matters: The biggest project of 2013 keeps getting bigger.
Trial set for man accused in toddler's death
A January trial has been set for a central Illinois man accused in the 2013 beating death of his girlfriend's toddler son.
Grant helps ISU teach about 'smart grid'
The Pantagraph reports that ISU's Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology and the Center for Renewable Energy is constructing demonstrations to explain "smart grid" technology - measuring how much electric power is used, and when, with lower prices for periods of lower demand.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Kids Helping Kids: Illinois Natural Pageants host school supplies drive for the needy
Every summer Illinois Natural Pageants dedicates itself to not only exploring and praising natural beauty, but also donating to local charities.