Jail inmate sues guard, nurse for $10 million
A former Will County jail inmate has filed a lawsuit seeking $10 million, and claims a jail guard and nurse refused to help him when he slipped getting out of a transport van, leaving him dangling from his handcuffed wrist.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
REO adds benefit show at ISU in February
On the heels of its Dec. 4 sold-out tornado relief concert in Bloomington, the band will return to the area, on Feb. 6, for another Rock to the Rescue concert at Braden Auditorium at Illinois State University in Normal.
Bennett told a Gazette reporter last night that he had forged a check for $11 on J. M. Roebuck of Bloomington, by whom he previously had been employed.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
The Daily Gazette
Chinese culture at head of class
As a parent of an adopted 9-year old Chinese girl, Aleda Diggins of Normal knows that there are only a handful of cultural opportunities directly linked to China for her daughter, Ellie.
How homeschool families can serve during the holidays
Homeschoolers have unique opportunities to serve during the Christmas season. Lessons can be planned to include charitable projects, and flexible hours allow students to give back at times when most kids are in school.
Brady in Top Ballot Spot; Hardiman Wins Over Quinn
Brady, of Bloomington, will be followed on the March 18 ballot by Treasurer Dan Rutherford of Chenoa, Hinsdale Sen. Kirk Dillard and venture capitalist Bruce Rauner of Winnetka.
Lincoln Daily News
Frels awarded Illinois Farm Bureau Award for Excellence
Mark Frels, of Bloomington, has been named the recipient of the 2013 Illinois Farm Bureau Eagle Award for Excellence.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Naperville Township trustee discusses DUI arrest
Naperville Township Trustee Paul J. Santucci said those were the words he thought to himself and, apparently, muttered under his breath last month, as a downstate police officer was taking him into custody on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Bureau County Republican
Heartland Bank adds Hanson to Wealth Management Team
PRINCETON – Heartland Bank and Trust Co. has added Karen S. Hanson as vice president and trust officer to its Asset Management and Trust Services team.
Timpte Opens New Full-Service Branch in Bloomington, IL
Timpte has opened a new service branch in Bloomington, Illinois. The 11,000-square-foot facility is located at 2312 West Market Street.
Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity
Congratulations New Chapter/Colony Officers
The winter season is election time for most chapters/colonies across TKE nation.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
The Legal Record
Bloomington Police Department Promotions
Back in September The Bloomington Police Department hired Brendan Heffner as its' new police chief, after a long search following the retirement of the previous chief in January.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Illinois Community Rebuilds With The Help Of Rock 'N Roll
Thousands of rock n' roll fans flocked to Bloomington, Illinois Wednesday night to jam for a cause.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
RFD Radio Network Opens New Studio
Alan Jarand, center, director and 35-year anchor of the Illinois-based RFD Radio Network gives Illinois farmers Steve Hosselton, left, and David Meiss a tutorial on the new audio board as a crowd gathers outside the network's new studio in Bloomington, Ill.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Illinois' Destihl Brewery coming to Arizona
Bloomington, Ill.-based Destihl Brewery will soon have its beers poured in Arizona bars.
TCF names new chief credit officer
Bagley was chief credit officer for Bloomington, Ill.-based State Farm Bank and previously held senior positions at companies such as U.S. Bancorp and Toyota Financial Services .
WBAB-FM West Babylon
Rock To The Rescue Benefit for Midwest Tornado Victims
Styx founded 'Rock To The Rescue' in response to 9/11 and the charity has been donating funds to local non-profits ever since.
'Restaurant Redemption' helps Yen Ching Express in Bloomington, Ill.
Tonight's Cooking Channel episode of Restaurant Redemption brings adorable chef Ching-He Huang to Bloomington, Ill.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Legal Record
Holiday Season in McLean County
The holiday season is in full swing in Bloomington-Normal and there are plenty of events going on throughout the month to put you in the holiday spirit.