Central Illinois Gazette (October 2010)
There was an unusual exchange between the Illinois Senate candidates at a forum Wednesday night at Danville Area Community College.
Al Reynolds, the Danville Republican challenging Sen. Mike Frerichs, D-Champaign, said that when he moved back to Danville a few years ago he was disappointed to see how badly its economy had declined.
In 1910, the biggest crowd ever to attend an Illinois football game [--] estimated a 14,000 [--] saw Illinois defeat Chicago 3-0 at Illinois Field. It was Illinois’ first win over the University of Chicago since 1901.
(It also was the first Homecoming game -- anywhere.)
Daily dose: TR in Danville 100 years ago, Trib bad boy, Parkland board, Halloween, Corn prices, Illinois wineWed, 10/13/2010 - 2:50pm | Tom Kacich
Daily dose: Local history, new Matt the welder, Election time trickery, new guv poll, campaign money flows, Tribune Co. frat boyTue, 10/12/2010 - 3:28pm | Tom Kacich
Daily dose: Local history, S-T backs Pat Quinn, Trib backs Tim Johnson, not much action in pro games, Mark Shelden & Daily Kos, money for Jakobsson. Matt the WelderThu, 10/07/2010 - 7:14am | Tom Kacich
In 1910, friends of John Lierman, the Champaign man who was motorman on the Illinois Traction System train that crashed near Staunton, killing 36 people, believe he may have lost his mind as a result of the accident. They say he is in a dazed state of mind and is unable to talk intelligently about the incident or what happened before the crash.
Daily dose: Local history, Tribune ripped by NYT, I-74 Boys, Brady surprise, Tribune surprise, Quinn surprise, more wind turbinesWed, 10/06/2010 - 7:05am | Tom Kacich
Daily dose: Teen marauders 50 years ago, surprising Trib endorsements, high-speed rail, Business and Brady, FutureGenMon, 10/04/2010 - 6:50am | Tom Kacich
In 1910, B.F. Swigart, chairman of the committee on lot improvements for the Chamber of Commerce addition, said that the desired improvements will cost between $15,000 and $16,000. Swigart also reported that a contract has been awarded for removing a hedge fence and that the old trees will be removed at once.