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Nestle’s Bloomington Factory bought by Ferrero

Nestle’s Bloomington Factory bought by Ferrero

The Bloomington plant employees 415 workers. (Photo courtesy: AdAge/Twitter) BLOOMINGTON — Nestle Candy Factory in Bloomington-Normal has been bought out by Ferrero.

WZND Newsroom

January 18th, 2018

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Redbird Arena lower bowl getting new facelift

Redbird Arena lower bowl getting new facelift

Illinois State fans may soon get a closer look at the multi-complex facility that will provide a facelift to enhance the game experience. (Photo courtesy Blake Haas/WZND) NORMAL – Illinois State announced that fans will soon see renovations begin in Redbird ...

Blake Haas

January 18th, 2018

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Redbirds snag a win against long-time MVC rival

Redbirds snag a win against long-time MVC rival

Redbird fans throw confetti in the air as the Redbirds scored their first basket against Bradley. (Photo Courtesy goredbirds.com) NORMAL – Redbird fans packed Redbird Arena Wednesday night as the Illinois State Redbirds (10-9) and the Bradley Braves (13-7) met for the 125th ...

Anthony Ferretti

January 18th, 2018

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St. Louis Cardinals: “The Paul DeJong Homecoming Tour”

St. Louis Cardinals: “The Paul DeJong Homecoming Tour”

Illinois State fans got a glimpse of the hometown-hero at the St. Louis Cardinals Caravan. (Photo courtesy Joey Dwyer/WZND) NORMAL – Illinois State Alum and current St. Louis Cardinal Paul DeJong made a brief homecoming on Sunday when the Cardinals Caravan made its ...

Joey Dwyer

January 15th, 2018

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ISU Organizations Take the Pledge for It’s On Us Event

ISU Organizations Take the Pledge for It’s On Us Event

Attendees watch a presentation given as a part of the It’s on Us: Take the Pledge program in the Prairie Room in the Bone Student Center on Tuesday night (Credit: Nick Landi/WZND). NORMAL- Multiple Illinois State University organizations gathered on Tuesday night to ...

Nick Landi

December 5th, 2017

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Three for the Show: Redbirds pick up their third win of the season

Three for the Show: Redbirds pick up their third win of the season

The Redbirds are all smiles after their dominant performance against Southern Illinois of Edwardsville (Photo Courtesy GoRedbirds.com) NORMAL – The Rebirds Women’s Basketball team (3-2) hosted the Southern Illinois of Edwardsville Cougars (3-2) in search of their third win ...

Anthony Ferretti

December 1st, 2017

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ISU Students Chat With Deans in SGA’s Coffee with the Deans

ISU Students Chat With Deans in SGA’s Coffee with the Deans

Students talk to one of many Illinois State University deans in attendance as part of the Student Government Association’s Coffee with the Deans program at the Bone Student Center on Wednesday (Photo Credit: Nick Landi/WZND). NORMAL- Illinois State University students ...

Nick Landi

November 30th, 2017

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Blood splattered walls creates Illinois State University Police investigation

Blood splattered walls creates Illinois State University Police investigation

According to the Illinois State Parents & Families Facebook page blood was found splattered on the walls at Tri-Towers. (Photo courtesy Illinois State Parents & Families Facebook page) NORMAL – The Illinois State University Police Department is investigating an ...

Blake Haas

November 29th, 2017

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Bloomington Police searching for two suspects after shots fired

Bloomington Police searching for two suspects after shots fired

Bloomington Police say that shots were fired early Monday evening. (Photo Courtesy File/WZND)  BLOOMINGTON – Bloomington Police are asking the public’s assistance in searching for two black males after shots rung out on Oakland Ave. and Euclid Ave. According to a

Blake Haas

November 28th, 2017

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Bloomington Police investigating forgery case

Bloomington Police investigating forgery case

Bloomington Police say a man is still on the loose after he attempted to process a fraudulent prescription. (Photo courtesy File/WZND)  BLOOMINGTON – Bloomington Police say a suspect is on the loose after an attempted to process a fraudulent and forged prescription. ...

Blake Haas

November 17th, 2017

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