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2008-09-15 21:00:22

BLOOMINGTON - The Verizon Foundation has awarded $25,000 to YouthBuild McLean County. The money will be used to upgrade technology in the YouthBuild schools to help students better use technology and to succeed in college and careers. (c) 2008 Pantagraph. Provided by ProQuest LLC.

2008-09-12 21:00:26

By PANTAGRAPH STAFF BLOOMINGTON - An event next week will recognize women's achievements in business and honor the recipient of the 2008 Athena Award. The Women's Division of the McLean County Chamber of Commerce will present the award at the 6 p.m.

2008-08-28 21:00:25

By Dan Craft It's not only the fall concert season that's heating up (see today's cover story on D1) - the curtains are parting on the autumn theater and dance front, too. Following is a look at what's being staged between now and year's end at area theater and performing arts venues.

2008-08-27 21:00:16

Local Humane Society - Robert McDonald has been elected treasurer of the Humane Society of Central Illinois. His name was omitted from a Names & Faces item because of incomplete information submitted to the newspaper.

2008-08-22 21:00:22

First-day notes Notes and numbers from the first day of classes in District 87 schools:- 2,763 elementary students at seven sites;- 1,152 at Bloomington Junior High School;- 1,382 at Bloomington High School;- Kindergarten, first-, third- and fourth grades each saw about 10 percent growth in enrollment compared to last year;- The district is 10 square miles, but the majority of students - more than 4,000 - ride a bus to school;- Many students are returning to the fruits of labor from several...

2008-08-22 21:00:22

Graduates Hope College BLOOMINGTON Two area residents were on a list of recent Hope College, Holland, Mich., bachelor's degree recipients who have been awarded graduation honors.Area cum laude graduates are:Bloomington Jennifer Knight.Flanagan Sarah Roeschley. SIUC CARBONDALE Emily J.

2008-08-21 21:00:35

Today Community- Resource information fair for seniors; 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Eureka Nazarene Church fellowship hall. Sponsored by Woodford County TRIAD and Eureka Public Library's "Prime Time." Disaster preparedness seminar, 10 a.m.; lunch stand open, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.- U.S. Rep.

2008-08-21 21:00:21

FYI Stay updated Visit www.pantagraph.com for the latest road closures. Long term A list of long-term road projects, including work in uptown Normal, is updated weekly in Monday's Pantagraph.

2008-08-14 21:00:17

By Scott Richardson;srichardson@pantagraph.com Two generations of the Niepagen family from Bloomington-Normal scored big on a recent fishing trip to Manitoba. Really big. They reeled in channel catfish that weighed 30 pounds and lake trout that topped that mark.

2008-08-11 21:00:25

By Scott Richardson Conservation World is one of the big draws to the Illinois State Fair in Springfield through Aug. 17.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.