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Kathy Yoder

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McLean County has had additional morgue space since the start of the pandemic, but Coroner Kathy Yoder said the county has only needed it once.

A battle between two nurses for the office that investigates deaths in McLean County ended in a win for incumbent Republican Kathy Yoder.

Abbi Sorrells
McLean County Democrats

The candidate challenging incumbent McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder is urging voters to listen to ideas over partisan ties.

Candidate Questionnaire: Abbi Sorrells

Sep 21, 2020
McLean County Democrats

These responses were submitted by Abbi Sorrells, the Democratic candidate for McLean County coroner. See more candidate responses.

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UPDATED 2:40 p.m. | McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder said a motorcyclist died following a crash Tuesday night in west Bloomington.

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McLean County saw a slight drop in overdose deaths last year, but the coroner said the spread of powerful narcotics remains a problem.

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WGLT

McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder said a Southern Illinois woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Bellflower on Sunday night.

UPDATED 2:23 p.m.

A 29-year-old man from Hudson was killed early Saturday morning in a three-vehicle crash on Pipeline Road in rural Hudson.

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McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder has released the name of the woman who was killed in a crash involving a passenger vehicle and a semitractor trailer Sunday in rural Arrowsmith.

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McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder said a woman was killed and a man was hospitalized Sunday in a crash involving a passenger vehicle and a semitractor trailer near Arrowsmith. 

McLean County Democrats

A Bloomington-Normal nurse has announced her candidacy for McLean County coroner.

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Authorities said Monday that an 18-year-old pedestrian has died after being struck by a sport utility vehicle on Veterans Parkway last week.

McLean County Coroner Yoder Will Seek Another Term

Sep 10, 2019
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McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder announced Tuesday she will run for re-election in 2020.

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Drug overdose deaths dropped in McLean County in 2018 after a dramatic rise the year before.