BLOOMINGTON – Bloomington Police Department are asking people to avoid Washington St. and McLean St. due to a gas line rupture. The area is being blocked off as buildings near the gas leak were evacuated. According to Bloomington Police, the issue should be resolved by 8:30 p.m.
NORMAL – This weekend Rivian held a public open house event showcasing new vehicle models. Rivian set up in Uptown Normal bringing in many students, members of the community, and Governor JB Pritzker. CEO Scaringe was in attendance at the showcase and engaged with people in Uptown Normal. Matt Tall, vice president of manufacturing for […]
BLOOMINGTON – On Oct. 14 the Bloomington town council opened their meeting declaring the month of October of 2019 as community month. Mayor Tari Renner recognized Oct. 24 as national polio day and proclaimed indigenous people day on the second Monday in October. Renner encouraged other townships to not only recognize indigenous people’s day on […]
NORMAL -Normal Theater held a presentation called “Survivors: Local Stories of Domestic Violence” earlier this week in light of domestic violence awareness month. Illinois State University’s Professor Shelly Clevenger and her criminal justice victimology class, in coordination with the YWCA Stepping Stone and Neville House hosted the event. Clevenger expands on the inspiration for the […]
Normal – The city of Bloomington held a joint meeting with Bloomington city council, Normal town council, and McLean County Board. The meeting was held Monday night at the Illinois State University Alumni Center and was open to the public. It was made up three presentations on different programs and developments that will impact Bloomington-Normal. […]
NORMAL – The Illinois TRIO 45th Annual Professional Conference will be held in Bloomington-Normal for the second year in a row. The association is made up of programs that help students who are low income, first generation, disabled, or veterans pursue post-secondary education. The Illinois TRIO association consists of 148 programs across the state within […]
Due to icy conditions Tuesday morning, Illinois State University will not open until 10 a.m. Both 8 a.m. and 9:35 a.m. courses are cancelled, and non-essential staff is not required to report to work until 10 a.m. Olympia Schools are also starting late at 9 a.m. after an hour delay also due to icy conditions. […]