Authorities said Thursday that the body found three weeks ago near Peru, Ill., is that of miissing Illinois State University graduate student Jelani Day of Bloomington.
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Bloomington-Normal's public bus system said Thursday it has to reduce service because it doesn't have enough drivers. Connect Transit General Manager David Braun said weekday bus service on certain routes will come less frequently.
Central Illinois health providers will receive a $5 million chunk of $18 million in new state money to transform health care for people on Medicaid and other under served populations. It's part of the so-called Illinois Healthcare Transformation collaborative. J
NAACP Speaker Eric Ellis Shares How To Put Aside Personal Biases And Build Relationships To Create Social ChangeEric Ellis is president and CEO of Integrity Development Corp., a diversity and inclusion consulting firm. He'll be the keynote speaker at the Bloomington-Normal NAACP's Freedom Fund event at 6 p.m. Saturday on Zoom.
District 87 officials Wednesday night approved a budget with a structural deficit of about $3.6 million for the upcoming school year. That is about $2 million less than projected.
One of the area's top high school swimmers wants to recruit more students to another sport that satisfies her love of water. U-High senior Olivia Haerr has qualified for state finals as a swimmer. Now she helped start a bass fishing program at the school in Normal.
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