Downs (Illinois, United States)

Type: City
Name: Downs (Illinois, United States)
Country: United States
population: 755
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Corn Stock puts adult spin on ‘Frog and Toad’

PEORIA — When Nate Downs first heard the song “I’m Coming Out of My Shell” on the radio 15 years ago he was so charmed he started researching its origin.When he learned the song was part of a musical inspired by the Frog and Toad book series, a favorite ... [Published PJStar.com - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Why is US holding Palestinian charity workers in "little Gitmos"?

Noor Elashi has not been able to hug her father for more than five years. Each time she visits him at United States Penitentiary in Marion, Illinois, they must communicate through a wall of Plexiglass. “It is unnecessarily cruel,” she told The Electronic ... [Published Electronic Intifada - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

GO! Calendar 7/24/14

SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND (JULY 24-27) Bloomington-NormalInternational Culture Night; 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 24, Heartland Community College Community Commons Building 1407, 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal; cultural exhibits, children’s games, activities, more; ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

New pastor to lead Zion Lutheran Church in Belleville

Come this Sunday, July 27, Zion Lutheran Church, a 153-year-old institution in Belleville, will celebrate the installation of only the 15th senior pastor to ever serve its congregation.The Rev. Brian Downs has served as associate pastor at the church ... [Published STLtoday.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Assigned Patent

By Targeted News ServiceALEXANDRIA, Va. , July 18 -- State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance , Bloomington, Illinois , has been assigned a patent (8,774,465) developed by three co-inventors for a system and method "for providing automotive purchase, insurance ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

GO! Calendar 07/17/14

SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND (JULY 17-20) Bloomington-NormalSpirits of Bloomington Historic Ghost Walk, 7 p.m. July 18, downtown Bloomington; $5-$15; reservations, 309-846-4306.Downtown Bloomington Association Farmers Market; 7:30 a.m.-noon July 19, downtown ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tri-Valley's Wiegand verbally commits to South Dakota

DOWNS — Ally Wiegand could have spent her next two prep seasons attracting college recruiters.Instead, Tri-Valley High School softball's star pitcher verbally committed to the school that impressed her first.On Sunday, Wiegand, a junior-to-be, traveled ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

GO! Calendar 07/10/14

SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND (JULY 10-13) Bloomington-NormalDowntown Bloomington Association Farmers Market; 7:30 a.m.-noon July 12, downtown Bloomington square; fresh produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods, art, live music, more; free admission; 309-82 ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

IHSA member schools respond to report on IHSA State Series hosting

Administrators of IHSA member schools have reacted to the Chicago Sun-Times’ report concerning the IHSA revenue distribution model. Below is the release:High school administrators from Illinois High School Association (IHSA) member schools have responded ... [Published Elgin Courier News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

GO! Calendar 7/3/14

SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND (JULY 3-6) Bloomington-NormalFourth of July at Fairview Park; 9 a.m.-dusk July 4, Fairview Park, Normal; Family Aquatic Center activities/contests, live band, Sky Concert fireworks at dusk; free; 309-454-9540.Fourth of July ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

GO! Calendar

SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEKEND (JUNE 26-29) Bloomington-NormalRelay for Life of McLean County; noon June 27-noon June 28, Normal Community West High School; American Cancer Society fundraising event with relay, entertainment and more; 309-688-3488.Spirits ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Land Sale of the Week: $12,500/acre in Central Illinois

A large tract of land located just west of Downs, Ill., sold for $12,500 an acre last week, indicating there is solid investor demand for the right kind of properties. The farm consisted of 293 acres in total, which is somewhat of a large offering considering ... [Published AgWeb.com - Jun 19 2014]

Quotes

Midwest Institute of Opera; "The Beautiful Bridegroom,” 7:30 p.m. July 25; “Carmen,” concert version of Bizet opera, 7:30 p.m. July 26; “Carmen,” fully staged version, 2:30 p.m. July 27 and 7:30 p.m. July 29; ISU Center for the Performing Arts; $10 per event; 309-438-2535."
...Automobile Insurance , Bloomington, Illinois , has been assigned a patent (8,774,465) developed by three co-inventors for a system and method "for providing automotive purchase, insurance quote, and vehicle financing information using vehicle recognition." The co-inventors are Nick U Christopulos , Bloomington, Illinois , Matthew R Anderson , Bloomington, Illinois , and Nathan Lee Tofte , Downs, Illinois...
"I really fell in love with the school and the campus," Ally Wiegand said. "Tri-Valley is so small, and I kind of wanted the same thing at the college level. South Dakota is a smaller school and I feel like it's the right fit for me."

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Corn Stock puts adult spin on ‘Frog and Toad’ [Published PJStar.com - Jul 27 2014]
Why is US holding Palestinian charity workers i... [Published Electronic Intifada - Jul 24 2014]
GO! Calendar 7/24/14 [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 24 2014]
New pastor to lead Zion Lutheran Church in Bell... [Published STLtoday.com - Jul 23 2014]
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Assigned... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 18 2014]
GO! Calendar 07/17/14 [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 17 2014]
Tri-Valley's Wiegand verbally commits to South ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 17 2014]
GO! Calendar 07/10/14 [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 10 2014]
IHSA member schools respond to report on IHSA S... [Published Elgin Courier News - Jul 08 2014]
GO! Calendar 7/3/14 [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 03 2014]
GO! Calendar [Published Pantagraph.com - Jun 26 2014]
Land Sale of the Week: $12,500/acre in Central ... [Published AgWeb.com - Jun 19 2014]
GO! Calendar 6/19/14 [Published Pantagraph.com - Jun 19 2014]
Urge Venues to Drop The Great Bull Run [Published PETA - Mar 31 2014]
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