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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 $169,900 which is roughly $85/per square foot. More Bloomington information.

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Beaman Files New Lawsuit in ISU Case

An Illinois man who was imprisoned before DNA evidence cleared him of murder has filed a new lawsuit accusing authorities of conspiring to frame him for the death of his girlfriend.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily Vidette

Sigma Delta Pi partners with College Mentors for Kids

Jake Johnson / Photographer: Sigma Delta Pi and College Mentors for Kids hosted a puppet show, coloring and lasso throwing for a group of second graders.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Illinois St. ex-president admits yelling at worker

An Illinois State University Police report indicates former President Timothy Flanagan admitted he yelled at an employee, but denied he spat on or made contact with the man.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Milling Journal

GROWMARK Announces 2014 Illinois Essay Contest Winner

Bloomington, IL- Mikaela Wieland of Princeville, Ill., has been named the Illinois state winner of the 2014 GROWMARK essay contest for FFA members.


The News-Gazette

Soldier gets surprise welcome

Seth Dickey received a hero's welcome when he arrived in his hometown of Gibson City on Monday after a year of service in the U.S. Army, including six months in Afghanistan.


Lincoln Daily News

87th annual Hartsburg-Emden High Alumni Banquet being planned

The 87th annual Hartsburg-Emden High Alumni Banquet will begin at 6:30 p.m. on June 14. This year the banquet will be at the Community House in Emden and will be catered by the Stag-R-Inn.


The News-Gazette

David Gill won't enter congressional race

David Gill, who lost the 13th Congressional District race two years ago by 1,002 votes - or less than 4/10ths a percentage point - said Saturday that he would not run an independent campaign for the seat.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Springfield: Man sentenced to 10 years in prison for placing pipe bomb in mailbox.

Senior U.S. District Judge Harold A. Baker yesterday sentenced Lloyd B. Lockwood, 47, of Bloomington, Illinois, to serve the statutory maximum 10 years in federal prison for placing a pipe bomb in a Decatur, Illinois mailbox in March 2011, as announced by U.S. Attorney Jim Lewis, Central District of Illinois.


Daily Herald

State Farm CEO says Bloomington will remain company's home

State Farm Insurance Co. CEO Ed Rust Jr. says the company's plans to expand in Arizona, Texas and Georgia will not affect the company's headquarters in Bloomington.


Thu Apr 10, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

New district commander named for state police

Lt. Joseph Kollins has been promoted to commander over a territory that includes 10 counties in southwestern Illinois.



Future Sight of IU Medical School Announced Friday

We are less than a day away from learning where a new Indiana University Medical School will be built.


Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Daily Vidette

Top 5: Places to take your siblings this weekend

You can also have a great time with siblings at Miller Park Zoo located in Bloomington.


The Legal Record

Autism Awareness Month

This month, which is National Autism Awareness Month, Easter Seals Central Illinois will be hosting autism awareness trainings and workshops to help educate the community and spread awareness.


Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Logan County Herald

Hartem Alumni banquet to be held June 14

The 87th Annual Hartsburg-Emden High Alumni Banquet will begin at 6:30pm on June 14, 2014.


Mon Apr 07, 2014

Business Journal

New Regions area president has St. Louis ties

Mike Hart, the incoming area president of Regions Bank in St. Louis, worked here from 1997 to 2003 at Boatmen's Bank, Nations Bank and Bank of America.


Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Daily Vidette

McLean County raises charges against DUI driver

McLean County State's Attorney Jason Chambers has filed new charges against the DUI accident on March 29 in light of recent circumstances.


Sat Apr 05, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Veterans spiffing up WWI tank at Bloomington, Ill. park

When Dale Mills served in the Marine Corps, he worked on tanks many times the size of the equipment he's working on today.


Thu Apr 03, 2014

Pike Press

All-County Scholars' Banquet features Ten Eyck as guest speaker

Michael Ten Eyck of Pittsfield will be the guest speaker at the 31st annual Pike Press All-County Scholars' Banquet to be held Thursday, April 10 at Crossroads Center in Pittsfield.



ISU closes farm tours after swine virus found

Illinois State University has stopped public tours of its farm in Lexington after the swine virus spreading across much of the country was detected.


The Daily Vidette

ISU student dies after last weekenda s accident

Michael Collins, a senior exercise science major at Illinois State University, passed away on Wednesday night from injuries suffered early Saturday in a two-car crash in Bloomington.



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