• McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County Coroner: Suicides increased across county in 2016  Twenty-five confirmed suicides occurred in Bloomington, Normal and other communities across McLean County in 2016,…

  • McLean County events

    McLean County events

    JAN. 20   Howlin’ on the Water Friday, 6-11 p.m. The Waterhouse’s Ballroom, 316 SW Washington St., Peoria $40 plus tax Enjoy dinner and the Dueling Pianos. For more…

  • McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County It’s official: Rivian purchases shuttered Mitsubishi site   As expected, Detroit-based automaker Rivian Automotive has purchased the dormant Mitsubishi plant in Normal….

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    This week we have reaction to the closing of the Peoria Stock Yards from one of the state’s foremost livestock consultants, along with a farm bill commodity programs update, a look…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    In our last column of 2016, we highlight University of Illinois farm economist Darrel Good’s final projection for 2017 crop and livestock prices, issued Dec. 28, and the USDA’s…

STATE NEWS

Attorney general post draws plenty of interest

A popular incumbent stepping away from a statewide office is expected to bring a bevy of hopefuls in search of the post. Attorney General Lisa Madigan announcing that she will not seek…

Toll Authority goal: I-PASS in every car

Not having your I-PASS transponder in your car could cost more down the road. The Illinois Toll Highway Authority is considering a plan to treat motorists with “an excessive amount”…

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