Katie Seelinger InternKatie Seelinger is an intern in the GLT newsroom. Ways to Connectemail Summer: The Perfect Time To Show Off Your Antique Snowmobile Collection By Charlie Schlenker & Katie Seelinger • Jul 12, 2019 Charlie Schlenker It’s summertime, meaning it’s time to learn about ... snowmobiles? Sibley Celebrates Vibrant and Rich History By Katie Seelinger & Person: Charlie Schlenker • Jul 3, 2019 Sibley Business and Historical Association Small towns across Illinois are having a rough go to keep their culture alive. For decades rural populations have been falling. Some subside into tiny crossroads communities. Others keep trying. Governing Magazine Investigates Segregation In Central Illinois By Charlie Schlenker & Katie Seelinger • Jul 2, 2019 Jeff Smudde / WGLT Central Illinois is home to some of the most segregated places in the country. 50 Years After Stonewall, ISU Advocate Sees Unfinished Business By Charlie Schlenker & Katie Seelinger • Jun 28, 2019 Charlie Schlenker / WGLT Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, and local LGBTQ+ rights advocate Barb Dallinger says there's still a long way to go. New Women's Organization Will Provide Building Trade Training By Katie Seelinger & Charlie Schlenker • Jun 28, 2019 Courtesy At the end of summer, Bloomington-Normal is expected to see a new nonprofit organization arrive in town. French Student Visits Bloomington-Normal By Charlie Schlenker & Katie Seelinger • Jun 27, 2019 Staff / WGLT Cultures are colliding this summer in Bloomington-Normal. County Expecting 60% More Gas Tax Money From State By Katie Seelinger & Charlie Schlenker • Jun 24, 2019 Ralph Weisheit / WGLT McLean County government is expecting the busy spring legislative session in Springfield to help it chip away at road repairs and other infrastructure. Barickman: Pensions Were 'Elephant In The Room' During Busy Spring Session By Katie Seelinger & Charlie Schlenker • Jun 24, 2019 senatorbarickman.com The state budget may be settled, but Illinois’ underfunded pensions are not. Mayor Of Normal Urges Regional Economic Development Cooperation By Katie Seelinger & Charlie Schlenker • Jun 18, 2019 Staff / WGLT The mayor of Normal said regional efforts to pull together on economic development have never really happened. State EPA Shows Signs Of Resuming Hazardous Waste Mandate By Katie Seelinger & Charlie Schlenker • Jun 18, 2019 Michael Brown / Ecology Action Center The executive director of the Ecology Action Center in Normal said there are signs the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) is emerging from years of financial constraints and government deadlock. State Stability Helps Unit 5, But Structural Deficit Looms Large By Katie Seelinger & Charlie Schlenker • Jun 17, 2019 Staff / WGLT Unit 5 schools are still in a deep financial hole, even with some increased state budget stability. ISU Professor's New Book Reveals Jim Crow's Legacy Alive In Today's Justice System By Charlie Schlenker & Katie Seelinger • Jun 17, 2019 Charlie Schlenker / WGLT Jim Crow at first glance seems like the past, but Illinois State University history professor Amy Louise Wood's new book reminds us how it lives on today in our legal system. CIRA Touts Good Numbers in Annual Report By Katie Seelinger & Charlie Schlenker • Jun 14, 2019 Staff / WGLT The Central Illinois Regional Airport annual report noted a significant increase in passenger traffic in 2018. ISU Author's Book Explores Cautionary Tale of Nazi Figurehead Walter Schellenberg By Katie Seelinger & Charlie Schlenker • Jun 13, 2019 Illinois State University Nazi Germany was a complicated militaristic machine with many gears.