High-scoring game to start for Illini and Chippewas
The Holiday Magic Chemistry Show, put on by University of Illinois chemistry instructors each year, always draws a standing-room-only audience of all ages.
The hill, one of the area's most popular sledding spots, is close to the University of Illinois' Orchard Downs Family Housing unit.
Managing Editor Jeff D'Alessio's weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders. This week: How will Christmas falling on a Sunday affect area services?
The effort began when teacher Sue Feldman found a group of high-schoolers crying, confused and hugging each other in her colleague's room the day after the election.
New language would let the district build a high school, middle school, elementary school, administrative building, or athletic fields or facilities there for the next 40 years.
The $18.91 million levy represents a tiny increase over last year's, and property taxpayers' rate would be about $5.70 per $100 of assessed valuation -- the same as 2015.
Organizers are hoping more box dwellers, business sponsors and volunteers come forward to help reach the 2017 goal of $200,000.
What a fun week it’s been for the Mailbag staff — answering or at least attempting to answer — reader questions about the University of Illinois Arboretum, the origin of Augerville, Christmas lights in Paxton, the Cubs' World Series trophy tour and much more.
With more than 10 million records sold, Casting Crowns has held the position of Billboard’s top-selling act in Christian music since 2007.
The council is poised to vote on the resolution at a committee-of-the-whole meeting Monday; it could be formally adopted as soon as Dec. 19.
Norm and Marge, who have been volunteering at the organization since 1973, have made this the last year they will run itsl annual give-away of toys and gift baskets.
Chief Operating Officer James Quincey, long expected to become the next CEO, will take over leadership of the world's largest beverage maker May 1 from Muhtar Kent.