McLean County news briefs

McLean County news briefs

NORMAL Town hosting American Red Cross blood drive The Town of Normal and the Normal Police Department are joining to present a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Thursday, Dec….

  • Tazewell County news briefs

    Tazewell County news briefs

     EAST PEORIA Deadline approaches for Christmas decorating contest Untangle the lights, blow up the holiday inflatables and enter the 2019 Christmas Splendor Exterior Decorating Contest,…

  • McLean County news briefs

    McLean County news briefs

    BLOOMINGTON  Halloween at the David Davis Mansion:  The David Davis Mansion State Historic Site in Bloomington will welcome trick-or-treaters on Halloween, Thursday, Oct. 31 from…

  • Woodford County news briefs

    Woodford County news briefs

     WOODFORD COUNTY Proper mulching and more tips Master Gardeners University of Illinois Extension Woodford County Master Gardeners recently added mulch around the plants at the Woodford…

  • Tazewell County news briefs

    Tazewell County news briefs

    TAZEWELL  County gives election judges pay raise The county has approved an increase in pay for election day judges. Beginning with the 2020 primary election, pay for judges who work…

  • Peoria County news briefs

    Peoria County news briefs

    PEORIA Division chief promoted to assistant fire chief Chief James Bachman has been promoted to the position of assistant fire chief for the Peoria Fire Department, beginning Nov. 30….

  • Tazewell County news briefs

    Tazewell County news briefs

    EAST PEORIA IDOT, city give local construction updates The exit ramp from Illinois 40 to West Washington Street in East Peoria closed July 9 for a traffic pattern adjustment on Washington…

  • Kendall County news briefs

    Kendall County news briefs

    REGIONAL Regional  Red Cross elects new board leader The American Red Cross of Illinois River Valley names  James M. Roolf  as board chair for a one-year term beginning July 1. He…