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IL - Sheriff's office seeking information about missing teen

BLOOMINGTON — The McLean County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing youth.

The teen is Jaylee Roof, described as white, 15 years of age, standing 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighing 140 pounds, according to the department


Factory owner Scott Bittner among 7 killed in Illinois plane crash while returning from NCAA tournament

FOX News: Seven people died in a small plane crash in Illinois Tuesday while returning home from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis.

The Cessna 414 took off from Indianapolis and crashed just short of the Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington after midnight, the Federal Aviation Administration said. 114 more words


January 23rd

Today is January 23rd, one of my least favorite dates on the calendar. Seven years ago, January 23rd was a Wednesday, an icy, cold, terrible Wednesday. 570 more words



As we all know, the financial burden of supporting a family is heavy for two parents. Now let’s put all of that responsibility onto one. Child care cost in Illinois average around $9,000 a year, which is 48 percent of a single mom’s income!  206 more words

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Bloomington, Illinois

My research for Midwest Maize involved a lot of reading, but it also involved a lot of visiting places important to corn. My first “corn trip” started with a visit to Bloomington, Illinois. 201 more words