June 2010

June 2010

Delta to end service at Willard on Aug. 31

SAVOY — Delta Air Lines will end service to Champaign-Urbana on Aug. 31, the airline announced Wednesday.

The announcement came less than three weeks after the airline added a third Delta Connection flight between Detroit and Willard Airport in Savoy.

Two coyotes caught by traps at Heritage Park in Champaign

CHAMPAIGN – Animal traps, intended for coyotes, have been removed from Heritage Park on the west side of town.

The contractor hired for the work said he caught two over the past few days.

Hard lessons in social media

I love social media.

Illinois ranked 26th most obese state

Obesity rates across the nation continued to grow last year, according to a new report that ranked   Illinois the 26th most obese state in the nation.

Cannabis trafficking nets Urbana man 16-year sentence

URBANA – An Urbana man who admitted having cannabis shipped to his home from Texas has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.

Correction on sandwiches

A news release provided to The News-Gazette about a giveaway at some Jimmy John's shops was incorrect. There is no such giveaway.

42 days to Camp Rantoul

Counting down the 50 most important Illini

Director of A Woman's Place won't have job with merged women's shelters

A familiar face will be missing when two Champaign-Urbana women's shelters merge this week.

Tami Tunnell, longtime executive director of A Woman's Place, was not offered a position at the Center for Women in Transition, which officially assumes operations of A Woman's Place on Thursday.

Got a secret to share? Where do you find your electronics deals?

I love bargains.

I have been known to buy something for which I don’t have an immediate use or need, just because the price is really good.

Some people don’t understand that.

What I really love is electronics bargains. I have a few places to share where I often find them, and I hope some of you will share, too.

Oglesby: Offer 'feels good'

"It was the best I've played in a while. Coach Weber was there the two games I played well and sat me down after the camp and basically told me that they were going to offer. A few days later, they offered me, so it feels good."