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McLean County farmland auction
Eric Stock / WGLT

Two Bloomington homeless shelters and Illinois Wesleyan University will share in an $11.6 million gift. It comes from the sale of prime farmland in McLean County.

Combine with corn
Seth Perlman / AP

Nearly 1,000 acres of high-quality farmland are expected to turn into millions of dollars in donations to Illinois Wesleyan University and two other nonprofits during a highly anticipated auction Tuesday.