The Southtown Star
Mokena 159 hires new school official
Wilkey has been math and science coordinator for the Elmhurst Community Unit School District since 2011 and curriculum coordinator for Morris Community School Districts 54, 60C, and 101 from 2008 to 2011.
Thu May 16, 2013
$1 billion in unclaimed life insurance. Is it yours?
While some people leave records behind in a superbly organized "in case of my demise" file, it's not unusual for others to pass away without letting relatives know about the existence of a life insurance policy.
Wed May 15, 2013
Lucinda Wigfield, left, Abby Kiss and Tahi Wiggins with the trophies they won in the statewide Future Problem Solvers competition.
Bloomington Murder Suspect Arrested
One man is behind bars while another is dead after being shot in the back at his apartment building Tuesday night.
Bloomington Drug Suspect Sentenced to Prison
One of 15 suspects arrested in Operation Blue Bulldog last year was sentenced Wednesday.
Why State Farm wishes we owned cats
On the eve of National Dog Bite Prevention Week , insurance behemoth State Farm has released data with some real bite.
Tom Kacich: Dems already touting field for 13th race in 2014
A little more than a year after the DCCC backed former Greene County State's Attorney Matt Goetten in the Democratic primary over Bloomington physician David Gill only to see Goetten lose by 163 votes, they're back at it.
The Legal Record
Advocate Eureka Hospital Honors Longtime Employees
Employees of Advocate Eureka Hospital and Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, as well as area employees of Advocate Medical Group and Advocate at Home, were recognized last night for their years of services to the organization.
Tue May 14, 2013
ISU's next president praised by students, faculty
People who know soon-to-be Illinois State University President Timothy Flanagan say he's engaged and involved with the campus he now leads and the town where he lives.
Sat May 11, 2013
Celebrate Mother's Day with discounts to Central Illinois attractions
Field trips are a fun, memorable part of homeschooling , but the cost can become prohibitive.
Fri May 10, 2013
Life in Law Enforcement: Family Sheds Light on Crime, Justice, and Public Safety
On any given day, 75 year old Richard Hoeniges can be found walking the downtown alleys, reliving the days when he served as a city police officer.
Wed May 08, 2013
Star Wars Day at Miller Park Zoo offers an out-of-this-world zoo experience
Most homeschoolers don't need an excuse to take a field trip to the zoo , but if you're looking for a little extra motivation, check out Star Wars Day at Miller Park Zoo .
High school teacher arrested, accused of sexual relationship with student
A high school teacher is behind bars, accused of having a sexual relationship with a student.
UI professor recognized for science excellence
A U of I professor is joining the ranks of Isaac Newton and other great scientists.
The Daily Gazette
Bridgestone plant in Bloomington-Normal cuts jobs
A spokesman for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations says a slowdown in residential and commercial construction and mining has lowered demand for off-road tires.
Missing Bloomington Woman Found In Rural McLean County
A body found in a field in rural Stanford has been identified as that of a missing woman from Bloomington.
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Woman's body found in central Illinois waterway
A woman's body has been discovered in a small waterway by a farmer doing field work in a small central Illinois community.
Tue May 07, 2013
GROWMARK Announces Its 2013 Illinois Essay Contest Winner
GROWMARK ANNOUNCES ITS 2013 ILLINOIS ESSAY CONTEST WINNER May 7, 2013 Source: GROWMARK sent via AgPR --the news distribution service for agriculture Emily Bloemer of Bloomington, Ill., has been named the Illinois state winner of the 2013 GROWMARK essay contest for FFA members.
Mon May 06, 2013
Illinois commission cuts student grant money
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission is making a 10 percent cut in grants given through its Monetary Awards Program after a shortage of money caused by an increase in student demand.
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Divers find missing man's truck in Illinois lake
Police in central Illinois say they've found the truck belonging to a missing man whose body was found in a lake.