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Bloomington, Illinois is located in McLean County. Zip codes in Bloomington, IL include 61701, 61702, and 61799. The median home price in Bloomington is $179,900 which is roughly $82/per square foot. More Bloomington information.

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3 hrs ago | 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

Business Journal

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.


KWQC-TV Davenport

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.


Bellingham Herald

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

Daily Herald

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.


KUQL-FM Mitchell

NCAA to settle concussion suit with $70M fund

CONCUSSION: The class-action agreement, if approved by a federal judge and class members, would apply to student athletes in all sports who played at schools regulated by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at any time in the past and up to 50 years into the future.



NCAA reaches deal head-injury suit

Former Ouachita Baptist soccer player Angel Palacios said in the lawsuit there were no concussion tests administered by the OBU training staff and she was not sent to the emergency room after suffering a concussion during a practice in 2011.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Herald

Excavation finds courthouse where Lincoln worked

Archaeologists excavating near the McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington have unearthed part of the footprint of the 1836 courthouse where experts said Abraham Lincoln worked as an attorney.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

Miller Park Zoo educator brings a few animal friends to closing of Lincoln's 'Paws to Read'

The Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington provided the final program of the Lincoln Public Library's summer reading program 'Paws to Read' Thursday morning.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Lisa M. Henthorn

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, Ill.


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United Way sets kickoff date, names 2014 chairman [The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 22--BLOOMINGTON -- United Way of McLean County on Monday announced its 2014 Annual Campaign will officially kick off Aug. 22 at a Normal CornBelters game.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

The News-Gazette

DACC board vacancy set to be filled Tuesday

Trustees will vote Tuesday on whether to appoint Amy Hoose, a local business leader and community volunteer, to a seat that opened up at the beginning of the month.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Independent & Free Press

Local man named Growmark summer intern

Alex Richardson, an agronomy major in the Ontario Agriculture College at the University of Guelph is a participant in this year's Growmark summer intern program.


Thu Jul 17, 2014

Pike Press

Pike County cleans up at Special Olympics

Pike County Special Olympians who competed at the state games in Bloomington recently were, front row, left to right, Joan Hagerbaum, Tim Hull, Kelci Pinney, Kala Pinney, Kylie DeJaynes, Bob Hoos.


WAND-TV Decatur

Medical marijuana operation looks toward Normal

Aspiring medical marijuana growers are making deals in cities across Illinois as they prepare to compete for a limited number of cultivation permits.


Tue Jul 15, 2014


Milwaukee has a big impact on Illinois Shakespeare Festival

A theater crowd from Milwaukee plays a major role in the festival, which opened over the weekend at the gorgeous theater on the grounds of the Ewing Cultural Center at Illinois State University in Bloomington.


Sat Jul 12, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

Lincoln Art Institute presents "The body canvas and muse"

The Lincoln Art Institute was the venue for the opening of the latest art show staged by members of Logan County Arts.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Bloomington teens charged in man's beating death

According to WJBC radio , Willie Chambers and Anthony Davis-Dickson, who are both 18, and 19-year-old Tory Washington were arraigned Thursday.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Indianapolis Business News

Property LinesRoundup: Downtown microbrewery, CityWay deli, Clearwater tap

Welcome to Property Lines, Indy's source for neighborhood real estate news. Your host is Scott Olson, IBJ's real estate beat reporter.



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