McLean County Newswire

McLean County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for McLean County, IL.

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  1. Bloomington beautification plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Vidette

    ... Ward 9 Aldermen Kim Bray, Ward 1 Alderman Jamie Mathy, Carlo Robustelli, who represents downtown on the McLean County Board, city planning commission member Justin Boyd, Downtown Bloomington Association Executive Director Tricia Stiller, and ...

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  2. Governor may sign immigrant protection billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... from an initial idea. Immigration rights activists and law enforcement groups in Illinois also support it. MCLEAN COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The McLean County Sheriff's Office has announced deputies recently found a large amount of marijuana within the ...

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  3. More than 100 pounds of marijuana found in McLean CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The McLean County Sheriff's Office has announced deputies recently found a large amount of marijuana within the county's limits. Authorities say three bales of marijuana, weighing approximately 134 pounds, were found in rural McLean County.

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  4. Jim Dey: What was area lawyer thinking with harassment campaign?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | The News-Gazette

    ... motivated this behavior." It noted that Mosby-Scott and Quitschau had "appeared as opposing counsel" in 17 McLean County proceedings, seven of which occurred between June 2016 and February 2017. It said Quitschau engaged in his campaign that ...

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  5. EXCHANGE: Workshop plants seed for college, careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | SFGate

    In this July 26, 2017 photo Asgket Flores, right, lists her goals with the help of Heartland Community College student Ryan Shannon during a College for Kids workshop in Normal, Ill. Youngsters from the McLean County YWCA took part in a recent College for Kids workshop at Heartland.

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  6. Suspect in store burglary arrestedRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | The Daily Vidette

    ... with one count of Burglary and one count of Theft with Prior Conviction and is currently being held at the McLean County Jail pending review by the McLean County State's Attorney. Before his arrest, Liverman was last seen fleeing the business on ...

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  7. McLean County Calendar of EventsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 15 | The Legal Record

    Read poems you have written or by poetry you admire. This month the poems to be considered are nonconformist works with the sounds and rhythms of jazz poetry.

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  8. Suspect in store burglary arrestedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Daily Vidette

    ... with one count of Burglary and one count of Theft with Prior Conviction and is currently being held at the McLean County Jail pending review by the McLean County State's Attorney. Before his arrest, Liverman was last seen fleeing the business on ...

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  9. NPR Affiliate Peddles Claim Illinois School Vouchers Would Plunge State Back to 'Segregation' EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | NewsBusters.org

    On Wednesday, NPR's Illinois affiliate WGLT promoted a claim without pushback by a McLean County, IL superintendent named Mark Daniel that, if the state passed a school vouchers program, the Land of Lincoln would plunge back half a century into "segregation." Illinois is in a heated battle led by Republican Governor Bruce Rauner to enact a voucher program to allow those trapped by underperforming schools a chance to succeed elsewhere, individuals like Daniel and the public sector unions have resorted to such scare tactics.

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  10. After DUI charge, Richmond-Burton's Patrick Elder out as football coach for 2017 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Northwest Herald

    ... record, which, according to online court records, includes a pair of DUI convictions from 1991 and 1995 in McLean County. Penalties for a third DUI conviction include a mandatory minimum of 10 days in jail or 480 hours of community service. Other ...

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  11. Early morning fire leaves one dead in NormalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | The Daily Vidette

    ... The victim, a 68-year-old woman, was unable to be resuscitated and was pronounced dead at 1:09 a.m. by the McLean County Coroner's Office. An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday. No further information is being released by the Coroner's Office pending ...

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  12. Don Owen Tire is proud to partner with the McLean County Fair this...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | PRWeb

    Don Owen Tire is proud to partner with the McLean County Fair this year to sponsor the Don Owen Tire Demo Derby. Don Owen Tire is proud to partner with the McLean County Fair this year to sponsor the Don Owen Tire Demo Derby.

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  13. McLean County Arts Center to present photography exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | The Daily Vidette

    The McLean County Arts Center will present the Bloomington-Normal KodaRoamers Camera Club exhibition in the Brandt Gallery from Friday through Sept. 2. The McLean County Arts Center will present the Bloomington-Normal KodaRoamers Camera Club exhibition in the Brandt Gallery from Friday through Sept.

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  14. Richmond-Burton athletic director, football coach could face more serious DUI chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Northwest Herald

    ... police reports. Police reports show that Elder refused to take any sobriety tests. Online court records from McLean County show that the 44-year-old administrator, who made $91,185 as athletic director for the 2015-16 school year, was found guilty ...

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  15. Home Sweet Home Ministries marks century of service in McLean CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | The Legal Record

    The Home Sweet Home ministry began serving the needs of the Bloomington area in 1917. It started with a Thanksgiving meal, inspired by a desire to help struggling McLean County residents meet one of their most basic needs.

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  16. IL: Connect Transit Cuts Fixed Routes, Expands Connect MobilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Mass Transit

    ... cost the system $7,000 per year and start Aug. 6. Officials hope it will help those who lost service when YWCA McLean County discontinued Medivan service July 1. Local residents requested the premium service, which will charge an extra dollar per ...

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  17. Illinois judicial circuit working toward new veterans courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    A veterans court scheduled to open next year will offer service members an opportunity to address mental health conditions that may have contributed to their alleged criminal misconduct. Judge Robert Freitag told the McLean County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Wednesday that planning is underway for a veterans court in the 11th Judicial Circuit, which includes McLean, Livingston, Logan, Tazewell and Ford counties.

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  18. Leader Brady wants to use coming school funding crisis as...Read the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... Republicans, in blaming Madigan, a Chicago Democrat, for many of the state's ills during a forum with the McLean County Chamber of Commerce at the Hancock Stadium Club. * As the Pantagraph story clearly notes , "No one in this room" included Bill ...

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  19. "The damage has been done. We can't turn back the clock"Read the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    About 185 low-income, older adults who receive state assistance to remain in their homes in McLean County will transition to another service provider as YWCA McLean County ends its long-standing, state-assisted home care services. "It's true that we now have a state budget," Liz German, YWCA McLean County vice president of operations, told The Pantagraph on Wednesday.

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  20. CropLife IRON, IFCA Celebrate A Decade Of MAGIE CollaborationRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | Agri Marketing

    CROPLIFE IRON, IFCA CELEBRATE A DECADE OF MAGIE COLLABORATION Jul. 13, 2017 Source: CropLife IRON news release The 2017 Midwest Ag Industries Exposition returns to Bloomington's McLean County Fairgrounds in Illinois this August. And this year's event marks the 10th year that CropLife IRON magazine, a publication of Meister Media Worldwide, will serve as the official media partner of this long-standing industry event.

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