Planning to join Unit 4 officials on a guided tour of Champaign's two public high schools between 9 and 10 a.m. Tuesday? You may want to pack a sweat towel, ear plugs and an extra dose of any medication you take for claustrophobia.
Not all local connections to World War I are big buildings. At least one is thin — a pane of glass — and its image prompts many to reflect on the meaning of sacrifice.
The overcrowding problems at Champaign Central and Centennial high schools have piled up over the years. Here's a small sample:
For 120 years, Labor Day has been a recognized national holiday. I asked some workers to relate what union membership meant to them.
About 52 percent of the 900-plus people who took part in a city survey earlier this year indicated that preference for the intersection of Jackson and Voorhees streets, according to Jaclyn Marganski, director of the Danville Area Transportation Study.
According to authorities, the McLean County Sheriff's Office, LeRoy police and the LeRoy Fire Department were called to a report of a man lying on the side of the LeRoy-Lexington Blacktop, also known as County Road 2600 East, near County Road 1000 North, at 2:50 a.m. Sunday.
At least six people were injured in the crash, which shut down U.S. 45 for a few hours.
From tackling the NFL draft in 'Draft Day' to jamming at the roller rink with the Twin City Derby Girls, staff writer Tim Mitchell's recommendations for the week ahead:
Each week, N-G film reviewer Chuck Koplinski will pick a flick you should be sure to catch.
Inc. magazine recently released its 2014 Inc. 5000 list, a compilation of the 5,000 fastest-growing privately owned U.S.-based firms based on revenue growth from 2010 to 2013.