McLean County Newswire

McLean County Newswire

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

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  1. Coroner: Bloomington mechanic's elevator death an accidentRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    McLean County officials say an inspection found no malfunctions in an elevator involved in a deadly accident earlier this week. Meanwhile, McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis says a Wednesday autopsy found 56-year-old employee John Hoeniges of Bloomington died of blunt trauma and compressional asphyxia.


  2. McLean County news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Legal Record

    Members of the city councils of Bloomington and Normal joined with the McLean County Board, the regional economic development council, and representatives of the Chambers of Commerce to talk about business development in the Twin Cities and county as a whole. Casey Nordine, 20, was arrested on drug charges in April after Bloomington police found about $13,000 of illegal drugs in his home at 1410 W. Grove St., according to reports.


  3. IL: Bloomington Supports Application for Federal Grant for TransitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mass Transit

    The City of Bloomington is putting its support behind an application for federal funding that would be used for renovations to Bloomington's Connect Transit center and the expansion of the McLean County Jail.


  4. Man killed in elevator accident at the McLean County courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Daily Herald

    McLean County Coroner Kathleen Davis says 56-year-old John Hoeniges of Bloomington, a maintenance mechanic, was killed Tuesday at the Law and Justice Center. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.


  5. McLean County maintenance worker dies in elevator accidentRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | WAND-TV Decatur

    McLean County Coroner Kathleen Davis said 56-year-old county employee John Hoeniges of Bloomington died in the incident Tuesday morning at the county's Law and Justice Center. The Pantagraph reports specific details of the incident haven't been released, and the incident remains under investigation.


  6. Police: Decatur man shot dead, 4 injured at clubRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Hawk Eye

    ... aid Holbrook was taken to the hospital via ambulance with gunshot wounds. An autopsy is scheduled today at the McLean County morgue in Bloomington.


  7. Chamber celebrates fifth Homes of Hope openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Legal Record

    ... that drove a handful of concerned local parents to form Home of Hope more than 20 years ago. On May 14 the McLean County Chamber of Commerce celebrated a ribbon cutting for the fifth home opened by Homes of Hope. The home, in north Normal, is ...


  8. Mclean County news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Legal Record

    The VFW Post 454 in Bloomington will be hosting Memorial Day events on May 25. The annual parade will step off in downtown Bloomington at 9 a.m. leading to a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. at the amphitheater. Following the festivities, the post members will travel to the Danvers Cemetery for an honors ceremony there until 1 p.m. The post, 1006 E Lincoln St., Bloomington will host a lunch upon return from the cemetery.


  9. Special Olympics, IHSA Partner for Bass Fishing TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WQQL-FM Springfield

    The Illinois High School Association's State Bass Fishing Finals are Friday and Saturday on Carlyle Lake in McLean County, but it's partnering with Special Olympics Illinois for the first unified tournament they've had.


  10. Wildcats get mixed results in busy weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Cadiz Record

    Ean Sholar connects with a pitch against McLean County Saturday at the Trigg County Recreation Complex. The Wildcats defeated the Cougars, 11-0 before dropping games to Paducah Tilghman and Marshall County.


  11. Illinois State back Coprich faces drug charge, suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Daily Herald

    Authorities say Illinois State University running back Marshaun Coprich is facing a drug charge and has been suspended from the team. McLean County authorities say Coprich has been preliminarily charged with felony distribution of 10 to 30 grams of marijuana.


  12. GPPSS hires NiehausRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Grosse Pointe News Online

    ... been named superintendent of the Grosse Pointe Public School System. Niehaus, retired superintendent of the McLean County Unit District No. 5 in Normal, Ill., was selected on a 5 to 2 vote over Steven Matthews, superintendent of the Novi Community ...


  13. McLean County news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | The Legal Record

    ... for helping to create several programs at LeRoy, including a Cadaver Anatomy Lab in partnership with the McLean County Medical Society, a preschool program and the LeRoy Preparatory Academy alternative school, according to the release. Illinois ...


  14. Fox Valley police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Daily Herald

    He is accused of grabbing a woman by the arm and pushing her during a dispute over feeding a horse. Additionally, Sauber was wanted on a failure to appear warrant for contempt of court in McLean County, the report said.


  15. 15 Year Old Jaylee Roof Missing Since 4/28/15 in Normal, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Scared Monkeys

    Jaylee Roof is described as white, 15 years of age, standing 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighing 140 pounds. The McLean County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in finding the missing teen after she was reported missing after she left school in Normal on Tuesday morning.


  16. Don't let your summer be NormalRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Daily Vidette

    ... at the Bloomington Center for Performing Arts, visiting the Miller Park Zoo, or learning the arts at the McLean County Arts Museum. There are few better ways to spend your free time this summer than getting off the couch and putting your skills to ...


  17. Lincoln on 66 Visitors Center opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Route 66 News

    The Lincoln on 66 Visitors Center, a prominent new part of the McLean County Museum of History in downtown Bloomington, Illinois, opened to more than 300 guests in just three hours during its debut Saturday, according to the Bloomington Pantagraph . Spurred by the success of Pontiac, Illinois, playing up Route 66 tourism, Bloomington embarked on a major renovation of its museum with the help of a $250,000 grant from the Illinois Office of Tourism.


  18. Friday, Apr. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Lincoln Daily News

    This section includes: Health News, Entertainment News, This Day in History, Tourism, Out & About, Movies & Videos, Restaurant Menus, Recipes, & Pets P ictured are Judge Casey Kostigan, a Lincoln Community High School student identified only as Patrick, and McLean County Probation Officer Mike Donovan.


  19. Illinois home sales, median prices post double-digit gains in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... 61 out of 102 Illinois counties reporting recorded sales gains for March over previous-year numbers, including McLean County, up 46.2 percent with 193 units sold; St. Clair County, up 43.2 percent with 242 units sold; and Will County, up 22.2 ...


  20. Two new trustees appointedRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Daily Vidette

    ... Year by the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation. He has worked with The Baby Fold's Festival of Trees, the McLean County Chamber of Commerce, The American Red Cross of the Heartland and the Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council. "Bob ...