Metro-East News

BND office closing at 3 due to weather; news coverage not affected


The BND’s main office at 120 S. Illinois St. will be closed to the public beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday due to inclement weather. Our staff will continue to work throughout the day and this evening to bring you the latest news and advertising at and in your Saturday print edition.

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Our carriers plan to be on the road Saturday morning to deliver your newspaper despite the prediction of icy road conditions. If you have issues getting your paper, you can still access a copy by clicking on the E-edition link at