Latest McLean County, Illinois Stories

2008-10-06 21:00:26

By Phyllis Coulter NORMAL - If you've always wanted to name a building, now is your chance. Starting today people will have a chance to suggest names for two school in the Normal-based Unit 5 school district.

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.

2008-08-22 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.

2008-08-11 21:00:25

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

2008-08-11 21:00:25

By Scott Richardson;srichardson@pantagraph.com The Nature Conservancy has transferred the 720-acre Chinquapin Bluffs Natural Area in Woodford County and the 60-acre Henline Creek Natural Area in northern McLean County to the ParkLands Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and restoring natural areas based in Mclean County.

2008-08-05 21:00:11

Theater ACT season-closer GIBSON CITY - ACT Theatre Company closes its 2008 summer season with a dinner performance of the musical, "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change." Doors for the show open at 6 p.m. Aug. 15, with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. at Percfection Coffee House in Gibson City.

2008-08-01 21:00:31

By Phyllis Coulter BLOOMINGTON - Forty feet above ground, Amanda Hapgood was almost ready to move. "This is a little out of the comfort zone for an 11-year English teacher," Hapgood said once she was off the platform and back on terra firma at Timber Pointe Outdoor Center.

2008-07-31 21:00:27

Historic DC-3 here for fundraiser BLOOMINGTON - A Herpa DC-3 will be at the Prairie Aviation Museum today during the museum's monthly fundraising dinner at the former terminal building of Central Illinois Regional Airport.

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  • A woman who operates an automobile.
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