The transition to an in-person semester during a pandemic is not easy, and requires flexibility not only on the part of Illinois State University students and faculty, but the ISU administration as well. Several members of the ISU administration appreciate their experiences and are proud of the resilience of theRead More →

CHICAGO (CBS) – The families of two young Naperville men who were killed in the stampede at the Astroworld festival in Houston earlier this month have filed wrongful death lawsuits against rapper Travis Scott and event planners, accusing them of failing do enough to prevent deadly chaos. Jake Jurinek andRead More →

Illinois Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi has agreed to co-sponsor a bill to make Diwali observance a national holiday in the United States, saying it is a critical holiday that can allow Americans to “celebrating … the triumph of light over darkness” amid the ongoing COVID pandemic. The legislation, introduced to theRead More →

Illinois officially surpassed $ 1 billion in adult marijuana sales in 2021, a major economic milestone since the state launched its retail market last year. The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) reported on Tuesday that there were $ 123,375,372 in recreational cannabis purchases in October, bringing theRead More →

This week includes the Bjorling Music Festival concert, performances by the duo Bardin-Niskala, the Fall Band concert, a senior recital by Kyle Langer and the final week of the Art for All: the Swedish Experience in Mid-America exhibition. . Björling Music Festival concert7:00 p.m.Monday November 1Chapel of Christ Our HonorRead More →

LA SALLE – The Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Music Director and Conductor Daniel Sommerville will present “Belated Beethoven Bash!” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 30 at the Matthiessen auditorium of LaSalle-Pérou high school. This concert will celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of LudwigRead More →

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD / WYZZ) – On Saturday afternoon, volunteers from the West Bloomington Revitalization Project hosted a harvest party at their West Side community garden. Organizers said it encourages the community to come together and beautify the area. “It’s a great growing community garden and people got to knowRead More →