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WZND Leads the Way for IBA Finalists

WZND Leads the Way for IBA Finalists

WZND’s 2017 IBA award winners (Photo Courtesy of WZND). NORMAL – The Illinois Broadcasters Association has announced the finalists for their 2018 student Silver Dome awards. As in past years, WZND has a strong showing of finalists. WZND students are finalists for

John Murray

September 17th, 2018

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The RedZone Podacast with David Perkins – September 13, 2018

The RedZone Podacast with David Perkins – September 13, 2018

This week on the RedZone, the crew recapped an eventful week in ISU athletics (3:30-13:20). Next, Julie and Hector welcome in Redbird Golfer, David Perkins into the show to talk about a record setting Badger Invitational as well as the upcoming season (13:40-28:05). The crew

Hector Carrion

September 14th, 2018

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Basement Fire Sends Three to Hospital

Basement Fire Sends Three to Hospital

NORMAL – Local Fire and Rescue units responded to the 700 block of Normal Avenue Thursday morning after receiving reports of heavy smoke and flames coming from a house around 7:50 a.m. Upon arriving at the scene, fire crews discovered that the flames originated from ...

John Murray

September 13th, 2018

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Redbird Arena to Host Mass-Dispensing Exercise

Redbird Arena to Host Mass-Dispensing Exercise

McLean County’s Health Department will conduct a public health crisis test at Redbird Arena on Friday morning. NORMAL – The McLean County Health Department will be teaming up with Illinois State University this Friday to conduct a simulated mass-dispensing ...

John Murray

September 12th, 2018

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Redbird Basketball star Yarbrough arrested, suspended indefinitely

Redbird Basketball star Yarbrough arrested, suspended indefinitely

NORMAL – Illinois State University men’s basketball senior guard Milik Yarbrough has been suspended indefinitely from all team activities, according to a statement from Redbird Athletics Wednesday morning. Normal Police arrested Yarbrough Tuesday at 9:44 p.m. on ...

WZND Sports

September 12th, 2018

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ISU Career Center Hosts InstaCareer Fair

ISU Career Center Hosts InstaCareer Fair

Hundreds of students attended the InstaCareer Fair on Tuesday night.  NORMAL – Illinois State University’s Career Center brought its semesterly Career Fair to the Bone Student Center on Tuesday night, bringing many eager students and professionals with it. This ...

Will Farlow

September 11th, 2018

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Bright Future for Bicycle Safety

Bright Future for Bicycle Safety

Local residents brought their bikes to uptown Normal Thursday evening (Photo Courtesy Anthony Ferretti/WZND). NORMAL – Connect Transit hosted its 6th annual “Light the Night” event Thursday evening, where Normal residents gathered in uptown to raise ...

Anthony Ferretti

September 9th, 2018

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Redbirds Stay Hot in Mid-America Classic Victory

Redbirds Stay Hot in Mid-America Classic Victory

Safety Mitchell Brees makes his pre-snap reads. (Photo courtesy of Kaitlyn Mayer/WZND) NORMAL – In one of the oldest rivalries in all of FCS football, the Illinois State Redbirds played host to Eastern Illinois University for the 107th installment of the Mid-America ...

Hector Carrion

September 9th, 2018

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Zet Tau Alpha Philanthropy Event a ‘Grand Zlam’

Zet Tau Alpha Philanthropy Event a ‘Grand Zlam’

Teams of four competed on the diamond in hopes of winning the first ever “Grand Zlam”. (Photo Courtesy Anthony Ferretti/WZND) NORMAL- ISU students and families gathered at Champion Fields Sunday afternoon for the first annual “Grand Zlam.” Hosted by the Zeta Tau ...

Anthony Ferretti

April 30th, 2018

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17-year-old arrested in connection with homicide investigation

17-year-old arrested in connection with homicide investigation

Normal Police Chief Rick Bleichner announced in a Press Conference Thursday afternoon that a 17-year-old was arrested in connection with the homicide investigation. (Photo courtesy Blake Haas/WZND) NORMAL –  After multiple gun shots rang out in the 1400 Block of E. ...

Blake Haas

April 26th, 2018

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