Tuesday Feb 25
Mayor breaks tie for 'City of Lights' study in Gibson City
Mayor Dan Dickey broke a tied vote of the city council, giving the green light for Gibson City to pursue a preliminary engineering study for the "City of Lights" project he proposed earlier this year.
Tuesday Feb 25
Illinois Patent Troll Victims Speak Out
Patent Progress, providing timely information and analysis on the high-tech patent landscape, today released a video highlighting the stories of two patent troll victims based in Illinois who have been attacked multiple times.
Gibson City man sentenced to 17 years for second-degree murder
Before being sentenced Monday to 17 years in prison for second-degree murder, Ryan A. Nibbe read a rambling statement in which he claimed Ford County State's Attorney Matt Fitton had witnesses lie on the stand to secure a conviction and boost his resume as a candidate for the judgeship.
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IHSA State Wrestling results
Following are results for local wrestlers competing at the Illinois State Wrestling Tournament on Friday at the State Farm Center in Champaign.
Former Gibson City teacher takes helm as SIU president
The Southern Illinois University board of trustees named a former Illinois state superintendent of education as the school's president on Monday.
LIVE: Winter weather roundup Feb. 14, 2014
The following is a collection of news related to Friday's snowfall in East Central Illinois.
'Business as usual' after GCMS move
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School's students and teachers were temporarily moved to the Gibson City Bible Church on Wednesday morning as work got under way to repair a leaking water main at the school.
GCMS to move classes to church for school water-main repairs
The water main leak underneath Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School had gotten worse, and the repairs couldn't be put off any longer.