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Peoria Journal Star
Tazewell veterans seek help with VA from Cheri Bustosavailable through private doctors and clinics and by opening new VA clinics. O
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
available through private doctors and clinics and by opening new VA clinics. One that is scheduled to open in July 2019 in McLean County will be available to about 2,500 central Illinois vets who now must travel to the Bob Michel VA Clinic in... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Tazewell vets seek better VA care through Bustosavailable through private doctors and clinics and by opening new VA clinics. O
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 hours ago
available through private doctors and clinics and by opening new VA clinics. One that is scheduled to open in July 2019 in McLean County will be available to about 2,500 central Illinois vets who now must travel to the Bob Michel VA Clinic in... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
BCGS will feature World War I programThursday, Oct, 26, program of the Bureau County Genealogical Society will be pr
Bureau County Republican / Posted yesterday
Thursday, Oct, 26, program of the Bureau County Genealogical Society will be presented by Bill Kemp, a librarian from the McLean County Museum of History. His topic will be "McLean County Home Front during World War I." The meeting will begin at... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Nick in the AM: Minier's Brian Foley set to become Tazewell coronerRepublican Party pick to succeed Jeff Baldi, whose resignation becomes official
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Republican Party pick to succeed Jeff Baldi, whose resignation becomes official March 30. Foley is a deputy coroner in McLean County and a township fire chief there. Foley would serve as Tazewell County coroner until the end of November. The... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Minier's Brian Foley set to become Tazewell coronerRepublican Party pick to succeed Jeff Baldi, whose resignation becomes official
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Republican Party pick to succeed Jeff Baldi, whose resignation becomes official March 30. Foley is a deputy coroner in McLean County and a township fire chief there. Foley would serve as Tazewell County coroner until the end of November. The... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Traffic stop nets more than 22 pounds of meththe officer detected behavior he found evasive and obtained consent to search t
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
the officer detected behavior he found evasive and obtained consent to search the vehicle where officers located 22 packages of illegal drugs in a hidden compartment between the back seat and trunk, according to the McLean County Sheriff's Departme... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Man dead after truck crashes into treeJohn Bickett was driving on Kentucky 81 Tuesday, near Sacramento, when his truc
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
John Bickett was driving on Kentucky 81 Tuesday, near Sacramento, when his truck left the road and hit a tree. The McLean County Coroner's Office says he died at the scene. No word on what caused Bickett's truck to leave the road. Follow... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Man dead after truck crashes into treeJohn Bickett was driving on Kentucky 81 Tuesday, near Sacramento, when his truc
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 7 days ago
John Bickett was driving on Kentucky 81 Tuesday, near Sacramento, when his truck left the road and hit a tree. The McLean County Coroner's Office says he died at the scene. No word on what caused Bickett's truck to leave the road. Follow... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Western KY school superintendents oppose new pension proposalDaviess County Public Schools, Hancock County Public Schools, Ohio County Publi
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 12 days ago
Daviess County Public Schools, Hancock County Public Schools, Ohio County Public Schools, Owensboro Public Schools, McLean County Public Schools, and Muhlenberg County Public Schools. Conversations continue across Kentucky school districts... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Sullivan man in custodyUPDATE: Chad J. Matheson has been captured by the McLean County Sheriff's Offic
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
UPDATE: Chad J. Matheson has been captured by the McLean County Sheriff's Office and Danvers Police. Matheson was taken into custody approximately 12:30 p.m. in Danvers. — Posted on the Piatt County Sheriff's Facebook page. Original... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
IL: Officials Hopeful Business Travel Will Take Off at CIRAhave also sought legislative changes that would let them expand CIRA's property
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 16 days ago
have also sought legislative changes that would let them expand CIRA's property tax base from Bloomington-Normal to all of McLean County and dramatically increase tax rates, but that plan stalled in the General Assembly. Olson said if either... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
County looks to assist heroin, opioid addictsfrom an agency affiliated with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
from an agency affiliated with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The $540,000 grant is being shared with McLean County, in central Illinois. In recent years, detectives with the sheriff’s department have frequently cited drug... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Rivermen co-owner John Butler pleads not guilty to 44 countscomplain. The earlier you get discovery the faster you can get to work on your
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 19 days ago
complain. The earlier you get discovery the faster you can get to work on your case." Beckett commented outside of the McLean County Law and Justice Center after the five defendants entered not guilty pleas to charges that allege they began... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Washburn farmer killed in accidentwhen a mechanical issue led to him being struck and pinned by a loader-tractor
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
when a mechanical issue led to him being struck and pinned by a loader-tractor at his farm about 9 miles west of town, the McLean County Sheriff's Department reported. Family members gave him immediate aid until first responders arrived. First... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Bloomington residents angry over Coliseum charges; officials saying littlethe city cannot provide further comment on the charges, Jurgens added. The ind
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 22 days ago
the city cannot provide further comment on the charges, Jurgens added. The indictments, returned Sept. 20 by a McLean County grand jury, were unsealed Monday after all five defendants posted bond. The charges include multiple counts of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Bloomington residents angry over Coliseum charges; officials saying littlethe city cannot provide further comment on the charges, Jurgens added. The ind
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 22 days ago
the city cannot provide further comment on the charges, Jurgens added. The indictments, returned Sept. 20 by a McLean County grand jury, were unsealed Monday after all five defendants posted bond. The charges include multiple counts of... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pair of Rivermen co-owners charged in U.S. Cellular Coliseum misconduct caseCentral Illinois Arena Management, which formerly managed the coliseum. They a
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 23 days ago
Central Illinois Arena Management, which formerly managed the coliseum. They and three others were indicted Sept. 20 by a McLean County grand jury investigating the matter. Butler is charged with theft of government funds, money laundering, tax... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pair of Rivermen co-owners charged in U.S. Cellular Coliseum misconduct caseCentral Illinois Arena Management, which formerly managed the coliseum. They a
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 23 days ago
Central Illinois Arena Management, which formerly managed the coliseum. They and three others were indicted Sept. 20 by a McLean County grand jury investigating the matter. Butler is charged with theft of government funds, money laundering, tax... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Duo in Rivermen ownership group charged in U.S. Cellular Coliseum misconduct caseCentral Illinois Arena Management, which formerly managed the coliseum. They a
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 23 days ago
Central Illinois Arena Management, which formerly managed the coliseum. They and three others were indicted Sept. 20 by a McLean County grand jury investigating the matter. Butler is charged with theft of government funds, money laundering, tax... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Duo in Rivermen ownership group charged in U.S. Cellular Coliseum misconduct caseCentral Illinois Arena Management, which formerly managed the coliseum. They a
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 23 days ago
Central Illinois Arena Management, which formerly managed the coliseum. They and three others were indicted Sept. 20 by a McLean County grand jury investigating the matter. Butler is charged with theft of government funds, money laundering, tax... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Two injured when sheriff's deputy vehicle collides with pickupGARRISON -- Two men were injured in rural McLean County when a McLean County sh
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
GARRISON -- Two men were injured in rural McLean County when a McLean County sheriff's deputy’s vehicle struck a passing motorist at the intersection of Highways 37 and 83, six miles east of Garrison on Saturday afternoon. According to the North... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Father killed 2 sons, set house on fire and killed himself as wife slept, police sayIll., speak outside a home where they believe a fire that left a man and two ch
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 24 days ago
Ill., speak outside a home where they believe a fire that left a man and two children dead was intentionally set. McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis has not released the identifications of the victims but said they include a middle-aged... Read more
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ajc.com
Father killed 2 sons, set house on fire and killed himself as wife slept, police sayIll., speak outside a home where they believe a fire that left a man and two ch
ajc.com / Posted 24 days ago
Ill., speak outside a home where they believe a fire that left a man and two children dead was intentionally set. McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis has not released the identifications of the victims but said they include a middle-aged... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Father killed 2 sons, set house on fire and killed himself as wife slept, police sayIll., speak outside a home where they believe a fire that left a man and two ch
Dayton Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
Ill., speak outside a home where they believe a fire that left a man and two children dead was intentionally set. McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis has not released the identifications of the victims but said they include a middle-aged... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Father killed 2 sons, set house on fire and killed himself as wife slept, police sayIll., speak outside a home where they believe a fire that left a man and two ch
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 24 days ago
Ill., speak outside a home where they believe a fire that left a man and two children dead was intentionally set. McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis has not released the identifications of the victims but said they include a middle-aged... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Parents crowd school board meeting over threat made at McLean Co. High Schoolbody to walk out of class on Thursday. That same night, he and school board put
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 26 days ago
body to walk out of class on Thursday. That same night, he and school board put the rumors to rest. The Superintendent of McLean County Public Schools released a statement about a threat made by a student. Earlier this week a student made... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Parents crowd school board meeting over threat made at McLean Co. High Schoolbody to walk out of class on Thursday. That same night, he and school board put
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 26 days ago
body to walk out of class on Thursday. That same night, he and school board put the rumors to rest. The Superintendent of McLean County Public Schools released a statement about a threat made by a student. Earlier this week a student made... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Superintendent releases statement on threat made at McLean Co. High SchoolThe Superintendent of McLean County Public Schools released a statement about a
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 27 days ago
The Superintendent of McLean County Public Schools released a statement about a threat made by a student. Earlier this week a student made unhealthy remarks, threatening other students. Our Administration takes this kind of behavior very seriously... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Superintendent releases statement on threat made at McLean Co. High SchoolThe Superintendent of McLean County Public Schools released a statement about a
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 27 days ago
The Superintendent of McLean County Public Schools released a statement about a threat made by a student. Earlier this week a student made unhealthy remarks, threatening other students. Our Administration takes this kind of behavior very seriously... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Former Princeton resident involved in murder-suicidemade and three people were located in the basement of the residence. All three
Bureau County Republican / Posted 27 days ago
made and three people were located in the basement of the residence. All three were pronounced deceased at the scene by the McLean County Coroner's Office at approximately 4:15 a.m. The decedents, all residents of the home, were identified as Eric... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Authorities: Bloomington father killed sons, set house on fireyou're gathering," said Wheeler, adding several first responders took advantage
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 27 days ago
you're gathering," said Wheeler, adding several first responders took advantage of a critical incident debriefing. McLean County State's Attorney Jason Chambers was made aware of the circumstances of case from the beginning. "Based on a... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Threat made at McLean Co. High SchoolOfficials with McLean County High School say a student made a threat Wednesday.
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 27 days ago
Officials with McLean County High School say a student made a threat Wednesday. The superintendent tells us that student in not in school and won't be until the investigation is complete. He says no weapons were ever actually brought to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Authorities: Bloomington father killed sons, set house on fireyou're gathering," said Wheeler, adding several first responders took advantage
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 27 days ago
you're gathering," said Wheeler, adding several first responders took advantage of a critical incident debriefing. McLean County State's Attorney Jason Chambers was made aware of the circumstances of case from the beginning. "Based on a... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Threat made at McLean Co. High SchoolOfficials with McLean County High School say a student made a threat Wednesday.
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 27 days ago
Officials with McLean County High School say a student made a threat Wednesday. The superintendent tells us that student in not in school and won't be until the investigation is complete. He says no weapons were ever actually brought to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Father strangles sons, hangs himself and tries to kill wife in fireto search for Eric and his two sons. All three bodies were located in the base
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
to search for Eric and his two sons. All three bodies were located in the basement and pronounced dead on the scene by the McLean County Coroner's Office. Preliminary autopsy results released later that day indicate that the cause of death for the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Authorities: Deadly Bloomington fire was intentionally setare investigating and police don't think there are any threats to public safety
Daily Herald / Posted 27 days ago
are investigating and police don't think there are any threats to public safety. He says there have been no arrests. McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis has not released the identifications of the victims but said they include a middle-aged... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Bloomington fire that killed three may have been 'intentionally set'he said. "There have been no arrests and the circumstances surrounding this inc
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 28 days ago
he said. "There have been no arrests and the circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation." McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis has not yet released the names of the deceased, pending notification of relatives. "The... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Bloomington fire that killed three may have been 'intentionally set'he said. "There have been no arrests and the circumstances surrounding this inc
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 28 days ago
he said. "There have been no arrests and the circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation." McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis has not yet released the names of the deceased, pending notification of relatives. "The... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Fort Mandan hosts Candlelight Tourhours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center is located 38
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center is located 38 miles north of Bismarck at the intersection of U.S. 83 and N.D. 200A in Washburn. Fort Mandan is located 2 miles west of the Interpretive Center on McLean C... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
ISU investigating assault, porn cases related to social media useremain under investigation. There have been no arrests in either case, but Woo
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 30 days ago
remain under investigation. There have been no arrests in either case, but Woodruff said his office is working with the McLean County State's Attorney's office on both cases. He said Monday that the crime advisory is meant to serve as a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ISU investigating assault, porn cases related to social media useremain under investigation. There have been no arrests in either case, but Woo
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 30 days ago
remain under investigation. There have been no arrests in either case, but Woodruff said his office is working with the McLean County State's Attorney's office on both cases. He said Monday that the crime advisory is meant to serve as a... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
13-old severely injured in crash in McLean County, KYfrom the moped. The 13-year-old sustained severe injury. The teen was transpor
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 30 days ago
from the moped. The 13-year-old sustained severe injury. The teen was transported to a hospital by medical helicopter. Mullen was not injured. Kentucky State Police troopers were assisted on the scene by McLean County EMS, Fire, and PHI Air Medic... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
13-old severely injured in crash in McLean County, KYfrom the moped. The 13-year-old sustained severe injury. The teen was transpor
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted a month ago
from the moped. The 13-year-old sustained severe injury. The teen was transported to a hospital by medical helicopter. Mullen was not injured. Kentucky State Police troopers were assisted on the scene by McLean County EMS, Fire, and PHI Air Medic... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Woman killed in I-74 wreck was Peoria schoolteacher— A resident of Normal was identified as the woman killed Thursday in a traffic
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 1 months ago
— A resident of Normal was identified as the woman killed Thursday in a traffic accident on Interstate 74 in McLean County, authorities stated Friday. That woman also was a Peoria Public Schools teacher, according to the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 15, 2017the University of Illinois. In real life McLean Stevenson, who played Henry Bl
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
the University of Illinois. In real life McLean Stevenson, who played Henry Blake in the TV show, was born in Bloomington (McLean County) in 1927. He attended Northwestern University. He was a cousin of Adlai Stevenson, the former Illinois governor... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
UPDATE: Woman killed in I-74 wreck was Peoria schoolteacher@vlahosnick A resident of Normal was identified as the woman killed Thursday i
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 1 months ago
@vlahosnick A resident of Normal was identified as the woman killed Thursday in a traffic accident on Interstate 74 in McLean County, authorities stated Friday. That woman also was a Peoria Public Schools teacher, according to the... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Beulah officer fired after arrestcash. He is to have no contact with the girl, who is a minor over 15. Senn dir
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
cash. He is to have no contact with the girl, who is a minor over 15. Senn directed further questions to BCI and the McLean County State's Attorney's Office. Pekas' charge of Class C felony sexual assault is punishable by up to five years in... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Fatality in I-74 wreck is woman from Normal@vlahosnick A resident of Normal was identified as the woman killed Thursday i
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 1 months ago
@vlahosnick A resident of Normal was identified as the woman killed Thursday in a traffic accident on Interstate 74 in McLean County, authorities stated Friday. Rachel A. Dean, 25, was pronounced dead shortly before 7:30 p.m. Thursday at OSF... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
EXCHANGE: Virtual classroom opens world of possibilitiesNORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Students at McLean County Unit 5 high schools now have the
Stamford Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Students at McLean County Unit 5 high schools now have the ability to meet experts and tour facilities from around the globe, all from the comfort of their own classroom. In June, the Unit 5 school board approved a $170,880... Read more
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Connecticut Post
EXCHANGE: Virtual classroom opens world of possibilitiesNORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Students at McLean County Unit 5 high schools now have the
Connecticut Post / Posted 1 months ago
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Students at McLean County Unit 5 high schools now have the ability to meet experts and tour facilities from around the globe, all from the comfort of their own classroom. In June, the Unit 5 school board approved a $170,880... Read more
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