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March to the Arch- Blazin’ Wing challenge!

March to the Arch- Blazin’ Wing challenge!

Andy and Hector want YOU to be there for WZND’s March to the Arch Giveaway! And to prove it, they took on the Buffalo Wild Wings’ Blazin’ Wing Challenge! Join WZND and the RedZone at Buffalo Wild Wings on Main St. in Normal on Thursday, February 21 from 5 ...

WZND Sports

February 19th, 2019

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One Voice Task Force prepares for trip

One Voice Task Force prepares for trip

NORMAL – The One Voice Task Force, led by the Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council, will make their annual trip to Washington, D.C. from March 5th through 7th to meet with Illinois’ congressional delegation. The purpose of the project is to try to ...

Zach Wilson

February 18th, 2019

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Nancy Pelosi condemns Trump’s plan to declare a national emergency

Nancy Pelosi condemns Trump’s plan to declare a national emergency

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate signed a bill last night which prevents another government shutdown, as congress and the president feud over expenditure on the border wall. President Trump also signed the bill, but announced that he will declare a national emergency to ...

WZND Newsroom

February 15th, 2019

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The RedZone Podcast with Jack Anstey – February 14, 2019

The RedZone Podcast with Jack Anstey – February 14, 2019

On this weeks Valentines Day edition of The RedZone, its just a two man show as Julie was out for promotions duties. Andy and Hector opened the show talking about the Marquee Sports Network as well as some Redbird basketball (00:50-13:09). Andy and Hector were then joined by

WZND Sports

February 14th, 2019

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Town of Normal to receive substantial grant

Town of Normal to receive substantial grant

NORMAL – New Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced $28.9 million in grants for 89 local projects that will help each city to develop their parks and recreational facilities throughout the state of Illinois. When asked about the benefits this will bring to the state, ...

WZND Newsroom

February 11th, 2019

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Redbirds earn pivotal victory against Indiana State

Redbirds earn pivotal victory against Indiana State

A strong quarter by Lexi Wallen helps ISU earn their 6th conference win (Photo courtesy Anthony Ferretti/WZND). NORMAL – The Illinois State Redbirds earned a crucial win on home court to take a step up in the standings Sunday afternoon in the annual Play-4-Kay game. Redbird ...

Anthony Ferretti

February 10th, 2019

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New Uptown building to greatly improve local economy

New Uptown building to greatly improve local economy

NORMAL – The new five-story building that is planned to be constructed in Uptown Normal has the chance to greatly improve the local economy. Zach Dietmeier, the Vice President of Communications for the Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council, says that this is ...

Zach Wilson

February 10th, 2019

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International Seminar Series continues at ISU

International Seminar Series continues at ISU

NORMAL – Illinois State University is bringing a focus on world religious literacy to its’ International Seminar Series this spring.  The seminar focuses on worldwide topics every semester to allow the community to become well versed on international issues. The ...

WZND Newsroom

February 6th, 2019

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Redbirds outmatched by Crusaders

Redbirds outmatched by Crusaders

NORMAL – The Illinois State Men’s Basketball team watched their reign over the Missouri Valley Conference comes to an end as they fell to the Valparaiso Crusaders 69-53. The Redbirds came into Tuesday night’s contest with a 7-3 conference record and riding a 3-game win ...

Joey Dwyer

February 6th, 2019

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Local transportation feeling effects from recent government shutdown

Local transportation feeling effects from recent government shutdown

NORMAL – During the recent 30+ day-long government shutdown, local bus company Connect Transit had to rely on its own reserve funds to make up for its lost federal funding during the time period. While Connect Transit was able to sustain itself on those dollars, the ...

Zach Wilson

February 5th, 2019

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