El Paso-Gridley swept across the scoreboard with a dizzying flurry of points to ambush Heyworth 42-14 in an Illinois high school football matc…
Twenty years later, McLean County high schoolers lack memory but not interest in the attacks of 9/11.
EUREKA – Although Eureka and Heyworth are separated by some 40 miles, the two programs have never met on the football field. That changes on F…
On Memorial Day weekend in 1970, the largest outdoor rock concert in Central Illinois was held with more than 30 musical groups. Among them were B.B. King, the Amboy Dukes with Ted Nugent, Canned Heat, Country Joe and the Fish, and REO Speedwagon.
“It’s going to take us a little bit of time to work through,” said Barry Reilly, superintendent at Bloomington District 87.
Thunderstorms are expected to move through the region Saturday night and into Sunday afternoon and evening, but with far less intensity than those that blasted the area Friday night and Saturday afternoon.
Homeowners and plumbers across Central Illinois worked through the night Friday and into the early morning hours Saturday to clear basements of standing water and to attempt to prep for more storms.
As of 9 a.m., the McLean County Emergency Management Agency said roads near the Mackinaw River or that abut nearby creeks are to be avoided because of standing or moving water caused by severe storms overnight.
Access to free preschool for every child in America could help to bridge academic gaps, but McLean County educators say it could pose challenges.
A Heyworth man was released from custody Monday on pending methamphetamine charges.
The traditional high school dance will be anything but traditional this year as McLean County schools adapt to celebrate prom during a pandemic.
Keeping students on track and implementing additional COVID-19 mitigation efforts will draw on much of the relief money heading to schools, Central Illinois educators said this week.
Normal West finished second and Normal Community third in the Iron Invitational swim meet.
Quarantines and positive COVID-19 cases have pushed a few McLean County districts to move classrooms back online in recent weeks.
With the pandemic affecting in-person learning, many metrics in 2020 Illinois Report Card are not comparable to previous year's.
The Pantagraph sports reporters are counting down the top events they've covered. Randy Sharer's No. 2 — Heyworth High School's volleyball team rallying for a state title.
Heyworth officials are moving forward with plans for the 50th anniversary celebration of the Kickapoo Creek Rock Festival and Fourth of July activities. For now.
Abbey Davis paced Central Catholic's girls past Kankakee McNamara, the 499th career win for Saints' coach Debbie Coffman.