This afternoon's scheduled hearing on the state's tentative decision to switch state employees' and retirees' health insurance from Urbana-based Health Alliance has been moved from the Stratton Building in Springfield to a larger hearing room in the Capitol.
A class at the Columbia University law school has developed a new congressional district map for Illinois that throws Champaign and Vermilion counties into a district with Macon and Sangamon counties.
Local history: Looking for commies
In 1911, with the dedication Sunday of the Church of Christ, University Place, the community’s largest place of worship was opened for services. The entire structure is not new, but an addition has almost doubled the capacity of the church.
In 1911, Illinois will double the general appropriation for the maintenance of public schools in the state, and make it $2 million annually. This was agreed to by the House appropriations committee.
In 1911, Roy V. Williams and Charles E. Mueller have leased the plant of the People’s Ice Co., which has not been in use for several months, and have formed a partnership to engage in the manufacture of ice. They have begun to overhaul the plant and the production of ice will begin next Monday.
According to a report filed with the State Board of Elections yesterday, the money behind the group opposing today's Champaign County auditor referendum is the Illinois Association of County Auditors, based in Alton.