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2008-07-04 03:00:17

By Michelle Koetters, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 4--BLOOMINGTON -- The number of flights from the Twin Cities to Chicago will be halved this fall. United Express will no longer fly out of the Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington after Nov.

2008-07-02 21:00:06

By Mary Ann Ford NORMAL - Grant Zimmerman painted his first circle on the paint wall Monday at the Children's Discovery Museum. He also went on the two-story Luckey Climber - where he got stuck and unstuck. Then the 2-year-old ventured outside and played with the monster bubbles.

2008-07-02 06:00:52

By Tony Sapochetti, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 2--SAUNEMIN -- The Saunemin Elementary School gym may be closed and replaced with a new one, and school officials are asking residents to voice their opinions on the issue next week.

2008-07-01 18:00:05

By Mary Ann Ford, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 1--NORMAL -- Grant Zimmerman painted his first circle on the paint wall Monday at the Children's Discovery Museum. He also went on the two-story Luckey Climber -- where he got stuck and unstuck.

2008-07-01 03:00:09

By Mary Ann Ford, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jul. 1--NORMAL -- Grant Zimmerman painted his first circle on the paint wall Monday at the Children's Discovery Museum. He also went on the two-story Luckey Climber -- where he got stuck and unstuck.

2008-06-26 18:02:40

By Michelle Koetters, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jun. 26--NEW 3:15 p.m. BLOOMINGTON -- Like planes taking off from runways, the direction airline fares have taken is up, up and away.

2008-06-24 18:02:22

By Phyllis Coulter, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jun. 24--NORMAL -- The soothing sounds of a little waterfall and chirping birds might not be as noticeable on Saturday when dozens of people visit the environmentally friendly yard of Sue Arnold and Dennis Maze.

2008-06-24 02:29:44

NORMAL - Renovation work at Fell Park is nearing completion. Crews have installed period lighting, a new swing set and new brick pavers. The water tower was tuck-pointed last year and has been lighted, and there is a new pavilion.

2008-06-20 03:00:25

By Edith Brady-Lunny, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jun. 20--CLINTON -- Property owners along a proposed pipeline that will span a swath of land from Pontiac to Patoka filed a lawsuit this week in DeWitt County court arguing that an existing easement on their property is not valid.

2008-06-19 06:00:35

By Tony Sapochetti, The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill. Jun. 19--PONTIAC -- People who work with angry, addicted or mentally ill clients at the Institute for Human Resources are seeing an increase in dangerous situations, so the agency is looking at new security protocols.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.