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Monday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Monday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Men’s College Basketball from the weekend– Penn State 72, Illinois 56 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Championship at St. Louis–Bradley 57, Northern Iowa 54 Bradley is heading for the big dance and they’ll find out where they’ll play when the bracket is unveiled March 17th. Boys High School Basketball– Class 2A Third Place at Peoria–Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley…MORE

Protest Group Attracts National Attention

Protest Group Attracts National Attention

 By A.J. Harris No ICE Dwight appears to be gaining steam on a national stage. According to the group’s Facebook page, HBO’s news program Vice News Tonight has been in contact with the organization, and is interested in covering the campaigns planned protest during the March 11 vote. No ICE Dwight has vehemently opposed the…MORE

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Friday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Men’s College Basketball The Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Illinois State over Evansville 65-60 – Redbirds take on Drake tonight – our pre-game starts at 5 on AM1230 WJBC, 93-7 NASH ICON and WJBC.com Other Arch Madness Games – Loyola/Valparaiso @12:05 Missouri State and Bradley at 2:35 Southern Illinois and Northern Iowa at 8:35 tonight ________________________…MORE

Dwight Mayor Defends Proposed ICE Detention Center

Dwight Mayor Defends Proposed ICE Detention Center

By Howard Packowitz and A.J. Harris The mayor of Dwight says he’s disgusted with “false or negative” narratives created by opponents of a proposed 45-million dollar immigrant detention center in the Livingston County community.  Mayor Jared Anderson is responding to the criticism in a lengthy Facebook posting. He said the non-criminal detainees housed at Dwight…MORE

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Thursday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

MLB – Exhibition Play – Cubs beat the Royals 4-1 – Cubs and the Rockies today Cards over the Yankees 9-5 – Cards have the daye off White Sox taking on the Brewers ________________________ NHL – Blues over the Ducks 5-4 – St. Louis heads to LA tonight Blackhawks skate at home against Buffalo ________________________…MORE

Missing Livingston County Teen Found

Missing Livingston County Teen Found

 By Howard Packowitz Livingston County Sheriff’s detectives said they found an endangered runaway girl on Wednesday at a Bloomington hotel after she had been missing for five days.     A man who was with the girl faces possible criminal charges, according to Sheriff Tony Childress.   The girl had been missing from the Emington area, northeast of…MORE

Pontiac City Council Considers Proposed Rec Center Changes

Pontiac City Council Considers Proposed Rec Center Changes

By A.J. Harris Pontiac Director of Parks and Recreation Taylor Baxter discussed Rec Center fees and splash pad furnishings at the Pontiac City Council meeting Monday night. Baxter outlined fee increases for Rec Center membership, but his primary emphasis was on eliminating policies that are discouraging participation. Baxter told the council that you currently have…MORE

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

Wednesday Morning Sports Schedules and Scores

MLB – Exhibition Play – – Cubs lose 9-2 to Anaheim – Cubs and the Royals at 2:05 – Sox lose 11-0 to the Indians Cardinals lose 2-1 to the Phillies – Cards and the Yankees at 12:05 ________________________ Boys High School Basketball – Class 2A Super sectional at University of Illinois Springfield – Gibson…MORE

Search Continues for Livingston County Teen

Search Continues for Livingston County Teen

By A.J. Harris The search continues for 16-year-old Kayla McCarthy. She was last seen at about 1 o’clock last Friday afternoon in her hometown of Emington and family members fear she’s in an unsafe situation. Postings on social media say that Kayla has packed bags with her as well as accessories like a make-up kit.…MORE