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Lincoln Daily News
18th District congressional Democratic candidates present positions in Lincoln
L ast Saturday at the Lincoln Public Library, the Logan County Democrats hosted the two candidates running for the Democratic nomination for Congress from the 18th Congressional District.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Jury selection begins for driver in fatal crash
Jury selection has begun in the reckless homicide trial of the driver of a semi-trailer truck that struck and killed a firefighter in McLean County has year.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Historians unravel mystery of cryptic Lincoln note
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The cryptic note penned by Abraham Lincoln identifies its recipient only as "my dear Sir" and has a small section carefully clipped out.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Anti-hunger fundraiser highlights Mennonite food, crafts
Ham loaf. Vareniky . Turnip slaw. Suet pudding. Shoofly pie. This is "Menno food" and some of the recipes - like the suet pudding, palatable because of molasses or sorghum, plus whipped cream topping - are generations old.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Back to basics: Annual sales part of connection with Mennonites, Amish
Less than 200 miles separate Wisconsin from Bloomington, Ill., but what a potential difference in buffet lines: Red beet eggs.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Matching grant challenge raises $50,000 for Roger Ebert sculpture project
You don't have to be a physicist to enjoy the energy, camaraderie and giddy thrill of discovery that radiates from this documentary about the search Liam Neeson must stop a series of murders on an airplane.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Look for ramped up enforcement of Smoke Free Illinois Act
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Sun Mar 02, 2014
WWE House Show Results 3.02.14 - Bloomington, Illinois
WWE House Show Results 3.02.14 - Bloomington, Illinois Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 03.02.2014 The results from tonight's show... Credit: Adam Bockler & PWInsider The arena was half-full, at best, but the crowd there loved it.
The Daily Vidette
Construction in motion for Hy-Vee this spring
The city of Bloomington has officially approved the construction permits necessary in order to start building on 1407 N. Veterans Parkway, where the previous K's Merchandise had been located.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Maple Park Police first in Special Olympics fundraising
The Police Department received the trophy because it raised more money for the Special Olympics than any other agency for in Illinois last year, with a grand total of $63,000.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Illinois Soybean Assn. Helps Support Cuba Trade Relations Conference
Bloomington, IL- Illinois Soybean Growers Feb. 24 joined with other Illinois groups in leading discussions about establishing and improving trade relations with Cuba.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Dominic J. Ferrara
Dominic J. Ferrara, 90, of Mazon, passed away Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 peacefully at his home surrounded by family.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Bureau County Republican
Annual Patriotic Conference is planned on March 15
The 87th American Legion Auxiliary annual Patriotic Conference will be March 15 the “Chateau” in Bloomington, 1601 Jumer Drive.
Images: The Week in Pictures
Dressed in WWI French infantry soldier wearing a gas mask, Josh Melnychuk of Barrington caught my eye at the recent Military History Fest at the Pheasant Run Resort and Conference Center in St. Charles.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Dave Heun Peace Corps volunteer from St. Charles leaving Ukraine
A few weeks ago I was wondering if Mike Dixon of St. Charles was trying to get out of Ukraine safely as demonstrations and riots were unfolding in protests against the government.
Rolling with the changes
Bill Edwards started in the printing business in 1962 making $1.80 an hour. Now, he and his wife, Bev, are celebrating ... Steve Smedley/Associated Press Longtime employee Evelyn Veselack, a reproduction and graphics specialist, works on copies of architectural drawings Feb. 6 at The Copy Shop in Bloomington, Ill.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Deal of the week: State Farm Insurance expanding by adding a fourth office tower
The Deal: State Farm Insurance, based in Bloomington, Ill., plans to expand its Dallas-Fort Worth regional hub by adding a fourth office tower to its massive Richardson campus, which is currently under construction.
EXCHANGE: Printing shop marks 50 years in business
Now, he and his wife, Bev, are celebrating their 50th anniversary as owners of The Copy Shop in downtown Bloomington.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
2013 Illinois Soybeans Show Improved Protein, Oil, and Profit Potential
Bloomington, IL-A recent soybean checkoff-funded study finds the 2013 Illinois soybean crop, on average, met minimum industry standards for protein and exceeded standards for oil -- both slight improvements over the 2012 crop that could put up to 24 cents more per bushel into Illinois farmers' pockets.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Fayette County Union
Rosemary Annette Hyman was born in Utica, Illinois on January 28, 1922. She died February 8, 2014.