Gridley, Washington, Jefferson closing for repairs

In Bloomington effective immediately, northbound Gridley Street between Oakland Avenue and Mission Drive, will be closed to all traffic due to sewer work. Northbound Gridley will reopen as soon as work is completed.

In Dale and Bloomington Townships, Washington Street (also 1350 North) between Nord Lane and 1000 East will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 13 and Thursday, Sept. 14 for culvert replacement.

In Bloomington, Jefferson Street between Main and East streets will be closed on Thursday for street and traffic signal repairs.


WJBC Voices: New name, new mascot

Several years ago, after the Politically Correct Athletic Association extorted the University of Illinois not to use any Native American symbols for its teams, I declared the name Fighting Illini meaningless…

WJBC Voices: Plus ca change…

No Neck and his Democratic buddies patted themselves on the back and told us how happy we should all be now that we have a “balanced” budget for the first time in years.

WJBC Voices: Bipartisan fixing the pothole

Now that the spring legislative session is over, it’s amazing to reflect all that was completed: a balanced budget, legalized cannabis and a long-overdue infrastructure bill to fix our roads and bridges.