State Farm

State Farm has spent more than $33 million since 2015 on updating its corporate campuses in Illinois.

Former McLean County Board Chairman Matt Sorensen has pleaded guilty to a federal wire fraud charge, admitting he defrauded a Chicago consulting firm of nearly $500,000.  Sorensen entered the plea during a short hearing in Chicago federal court. 

Federal prosecutors in Chicago have indicted the chairman of the McLean County Board for defrauding State Farm and a consulting firm of more than $400,000 in unearned consulting fees.

The Bloomington Police Department has hired a youth intervention specialist.  Michael Donnelly is the community impact manager for United Way of McLean County. He will work part time with Bloomington police to identify at-risk young people and mentor them. 

  The Bloomington Police Department has hired a youth intervention specialist.Michael Donnelly has the job. He is community impact manager for United Way of McLean County. He will work part time with Bloomington police to identify at-risk young people and mentor them. The job is being funded through a $25,000 grant from State Farm. The company has had a similar grant with the Normal Police Department since 2008.Officials say the goal is to boost efforts to keep young people out of the juvenile justice system.

State Farm praises 2013 financial results

Feb 28, 2014

State Farm Insurance is reporting gains in net income, net worth, and underwriting premiums last year. Bloomington Normal's largest employer benefited from a friendly stock market as the company's net worth increased more than $10 billion to a record total of nearly $76 billion.

State Farm secures naming rights for Assembly Hall

Apr 29, 2013

It’s not Champaign’s Assembly Hall any more.