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Election 2021

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill.- A member of the Bloomington Planning Commission is putting her best foot forward to run for Ward 3. Over twenty years ago, Sheila Montney moved to Bloomington by herself with only her dogs to keep her company, and she has never looked back. Originally from a small town in Arkansas, Montney grew up […]

NORMAL, Ill.- Less than two weeks out from the municipal election there are some things that you might want to know. There are two election commissions, and the County Clerk handles all elections except the Bloomington Municipal one because there is a separate commission called the Bloomington Election Commission.    “People go, ‘Why is that? […]

NORMAL, Ill.- Normal’s Planning Commission chair is seeking a Normal Town Council member spot. Town of Normal Council Member Kevin McCarthy says his understanding of municipal government and feels financially that the town of Normal is in good hands if the people choose McCarthy for the upcoming race.  McCarthy says his understanding of municipal government and his financial strategies that […]

NORMAL, Ill.-  Mayor Chris Koos will be trying to hold the mayoral seat against second-time challenger Marc Tiritilli. Koos has served as mayor for 18 years and he said his strong points in this election are his track record and a positive relationship with Illinois State University. “He [Tiritilli] has publicly said a couple of […]

NORMAL, Ill. – A previous alderman that served almost two decades is now seeking re-election for Bloomington Ward 9.   Jim Fruin is a real estate agent and a retired State Farm employee. Fruin explains how his experience has led him to seek re-election.   “The primary reason is that others have encouraged me to, in the last election cycle. Due to this election […]

NORMAL, Ill. – A recently retired Illinois State University professor is now running for Bloomington Ward 9.   At ISU, Thomas Crumpler prepared students to be elementary teachers with a focus on reading and literacy. He also directed an endowed literacy center for eight years at ISU.  Crumpler retired as a professor in December of 2020 after working in the College of Education for 22 […]

NORMAL, Ill. – A candidate running for Normal Town Council believes the local, state, and federal governments are all at a crossroads. David Paul Blumenshine has thrown his hat in the ring to build Normal in his vision. He describes government across the country as being “in limbo,” and sees a limited government as what […]

NORMAL, Ill.- A Normal resident says he sees a shortcoming in the Normal Town Council. Karl Sila says the council is dominated by the current mayor, Chris Koos, and the Town manager Pamela Reece. Sila was part of a protest at Koos’ bike shop, a protest in regards to the Coronavirus shut downs. Sila says […]

Photo courtesy to Facebook BLOOMINGTON, Ill.- The Bloomington-Normal Branch of the NAACP began planning for a “Meet The Candidates’ Forum” for District 87 and Unit 5 over one week ago. In the midst of planning the forum, some social media posts surfaced regarding school board candidate, Jon Reed. Reed is now a former candidate. “Jon […]

NORMAL, Ill.- A Normal Community high school social studies teacher, is running for the Ward 5 seat in the Bloomington City Council in the municipal elections on April 6.  The ISU graduate announced his campaign on twitter last June, saying he intends to “reclaim” Ward 5. Patrick Lawler has stuck to that mentality throughout his campaign.  “Too often, the […]