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12/2/2022 McLean County moves up to medium COVID level, adds 4 deaths
BLOOMINGTON McLean County has moved up to the medium COVID-19 community level and added four deaths from the illness. On Friday, the McLean County Health Department reported 513 new cases of COVID from Nov. 18 through Thursday. There was no report last week due to Thanksgiving. The four ...
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11/26/2022 Downs Fire Protection District gets $5K grant from wind farm project
DOWNS The Downs Fire Protection District has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the energy company planning a wind farm in McLean County. As part of Apex Clean Energy's quarterly community grants, the fire protection district will receive funds to be used for multiple training opportunities and some ...
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11/24/2022 Charlie Johnson | Mclean County | messenger-inquirer.com
ISLAND Charlie Johnson, 50, of Island, Kentucky, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. Charles Dale Johnson was born Aug. 23, 1972, in Owensboro, Kentucky, to Charles Edward ‚AuBill‚Au and La Vonda Geary Johnson and was married to ...
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11/23/2022 JACOB BISCHOFF 2022 MUGSHOT
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11/23/2022 NCHS Celebrate 1 112222.JPG
NCHS Celebrate 1 112222.JPG CLAY JACKSON, THE PANTAGRAPH Nov 22, 2022 Nov 22, 2022 Updated 55 count?spot_id=sp_ciLv9o3T&posts_ids=0f8e9742-6acf-11ed-b501-8bf0d4304a86") 0f8e9742-6acf-11ed-b501-8bf0d4304a86- openWeb.messages_count['0f8e9742-6acf-11ed-b501-8bf0d4304a86']; } }); Facebook Normal Community celebrates winning the Intercity Girls Basketball Tournament on Tuesday at Normal Community ...
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11/22/2022 John Penn to be inducted into Union Hall of Honor on Dec. 2
BLOOMINGTON The Illinois Labor History Society's Union Hall of Honor will induct John Penn of Bloomington on Friday, Dec. 2 in Chicago. Penn is currently the Midwest Regional Manager and a Laborers International Union of North American International Vice President. He joined Bloomington Laborer's Local 362 in 1965. He ...
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11/19/2022 McLean County adds 352 COVID cases in past two weeks
Save BLOOMINGTON The McLean County Health Department on Friday reported 352 new cases of COVID-19 in the two-week period between Nov. 4 and Nov. 17. The county has now seen a total of 61,295 COVID cases since the pandemic began. No new COVID-related deaths were reported ...
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11/17/2022 Sound Health: McLean County sets smoking rate goal of 5% - News07trends
Sound health : McLean County sets smoking rate goal of 5% Seventeen percent of McLean County residents report they smoke, according to the county's 2022 Community health Needs Assessment. The McLean County health Department (MCHD) has a goal to reduce that to 5% by 2030. Thursday is the Great American ...
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11/17/2022 Sound Health: McLean County sets smoking rate goal of 5% | dispatchist.com
About 1 in 6 McLean County residents smokes. Public health administrators challenge smokers to try to kick the habit for at least one day. I doubt that we could talk to any smoker and they would argue with us whether or not smoking is unhealthy,‚Au McKnight said.‚Au McKnight ...
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11/17/2022 Sound Health: McLean County sets smoking rate goal of 5%
Business, News and Events Seventeen percent of McLean County residents report they smoke, according to the county's 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment. The McLean County Health Department (MCHD) has a goal to reduce that to 5% by 2030. Thursday is the Great American Smokeout, a day designed to bring ...
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11/16/2022 RSV patients filling local hospital beds, flu season arriving early
PEORIA, ILL (WMBD) As it gets colder, sicknesses tend to make their appearance. There's now the possibility of a ‚Autriple-demic‚Au this winter. Doctors are warning of a potential surge of COVID-19, as RSV and flu cases are currently increasing. ‚AuOnce we become indoors, people are ...
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11/15/2022 Proposed Illinois bill would stiffen penalties for those pushing fentanyl | dispatchist.com
AuThis poison is killing people in our communities, and those who knowingly spread that poison should face harsher penalties," said McLean County State's Attorney Erika Reynolds. SPRINGFIELD A pair of downstate lawmakers have introduced legislation that would stiffen penalties for those pushing drugs laced with fentanyl or using electronic ...
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11/13/2022 Chance A Young, 19, tells girlfriend 'I'm going to need you to let me kill you' and stabs her 17 TIMES
BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS: A 19-year-old man who allegedly stabbed his girlfriend 17 times inside their east Bloomington apartment has been charged with attempted murder. Bloomington police were called at about 9.25 pm on Thursday, November 10, to the 2100 block of Todd Drive, near the intersection of Empire Street ...
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11/13/2022 Attempted murder charges filed against Bloomington man for stabbing woman
BLOOMINGTON Additional charges were filed Saturday against a 19-year-old man who police said stabbed a woman 17 times in Bloomington. An arrest affidavit provided to The Pantagraph by the McLean County State's Attorney's office said Chance A. Young, of Bloomington, is charged with attempted murder ...
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11/10/2022 McLean County and Town of Normal Looking to Cut Tax Levy's
On Wednesday night the McLean County Health Board amended its budget by moving $300,000 from an account that had an excess fund balance to its adult psychiatric services account in order to balance its 2023 budget. That action became necessary when the McLean County Health Committee did not grant $300,000 ...
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11/5/2022 Jails still holding mentally ill inmates for extended time
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) In Illinois, county jails are still housing inmates mentally unfit to stand trial for extended periods of time and in some instances over half a year. In June six county sheriffs sued the Department of Human Services and Governor JB Pritzker, alleging the state using COVID ...
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11/5/2022 Jails still holding mentally ill inmates for extended time
https://ift.tt/XwzCVkm BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) In Illinois, county jails are still housing inmates mentally unfit to stand trial for extended periods of time and in some instances over half a year. In June six county sheriffs sued the Department of Human Services and Governor JB Pritzker, alleging the ...
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11/5/2022 25 years ago: Unit 5 referendum passes
25 years ago: Unit 5 referendum passes Nov 5, 2022 How Time Flies is a daily feature looking back at Pantagraph archives to revisit what was happening in our community and region. 100 years ago Nov. 5, 1922: An announcement of particular interest to Bloomington society folk was made last ...
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11/5/2022 Bloomington mother acquitted in missing baby's death
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) A Bloomington woman charged with the concealment of her infant daughter's death was acquitted of two felony charges. Kimberlee Burton, 29 was found not guilty by reason of insanity Thursday afternoon by a McLean County judge. Burton and her defense attorney along with the State ...
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11/4/2022 Central Illinois speaks up: Letters to the editor for the week of Nov. 4, 2022
spotlight Central Illinois speaks up: Letters to the editor for the week of Nov. 4, 2022 Nov 4, 2022 1 hr ago Facebook WhatsApp SMS Print Copy article link Save Our weekly round-up of letters published in the Pantagraph. 1 of 26 1 KUDOS: For supporting Tootsie Roll Drive ...
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11/4/2022 McLean County is Lowering Taxes and Balancing its Budget
The McLean County Health Committee voted to cut taxes by reducing the levy for the McLean County Health Department. A corresponding cut to their budget will be made to reduce it. The cut would allow the McLean County Bord to pass a balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2022/2023. If the ...
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11/4/2022 McLean County confirms 186 new COVID cases, 1 death
Save BLOOMINGTON The McLean County Health Department reported 186 cases of COVID-19 and confirmed an additional COVID-related death since Oct. 28 . The department's weekly COVID-19 report stated that the individual who died was a man in his 90s who was associated with a long-term care ...
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11/4/2022 Mother charged in missing baby case found not guilty by reason of insanity
BLOOMINGTON ‚Ai A Bloomington woman charged with concealment of her baby's death has been found not guilty by reason of insanity because of her mental illness. While she's acquitted of the charges, it could be years before Kimberlee Burton goes free. Her infant child Zaraz Walker has never ...
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11/3/2022 McLean County District 9 candidates talk mental health, District 10 candidates discuss growth
BLOOMINGTON Candidates in McLean County's ninth district, which covers southern Bloomington, are putting a focus on mental health services as part of their campaigns. But in the 10th district, candidates are focused on low taxes, secure funding for law enforcement and economic growth. Incumbent GOP board member Susan Schafer ...
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11/3/2022 Gov. Beshear makes public appearance in Owensboro
OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear made a stop in western Kentucky on Wednesday to help celebrate the opening of a new center that helps residents get access to healthcare. The ribbon was cut on Passport's new One Stop Help Center in Owensboro. They offer help with ...
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