Good evening everyone! This week reporters Kelsey Watznauer and Sierra Henry give a sneak peak into an exciting Sunday story on festivals returning after a year of cancellations.
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Stories mentioned in this week's Long Story Short:
Central Illinois is a new hub of electric vehicle tech. Here’s what’s next.
Mattoon approves water rate increase, hears nuisance ordinance update.
Decatur City Council OKs $39,900 Decatur Civic Center usage study.
Indian COVID-19 variant confirmed in Bloomington-Normal.
Unit 5 hires director of diversity, equity and inclusion.
This $5 million playground is coming to Normal.
Illini beat writer James Boyd grateful for the journey that brought him back to Central Illinois.
Charleston football finishes with winning record for first time since 2012.
St. Teresa’s Tom Noonan resigns as boys basketball coach; will join Millikin staff.
Decatur former veterinary office manager gets 48 months probation for stealing $331,000.
Champaign officer with Decatur ties killed in shooting; another officer wounded.
Contact Sierra Henry at 309-820-3234. Follow her on Twitter: @pg_sierrahenry.