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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.
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
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
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
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 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.
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
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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