Central Illinois Gazette

Central Illinois Gazette

Republican Winkel withdraws from circuit clerk race

Former state Sen. Rick Winkel of Urbana said today that he is pulling out of the March 20 primary election race for Champaign County circuit court clerk.
"When I announced I would run for circuit clerk, I expressed my desire to
reenter the public arena to serve the public. However, I have withdrawn my

Looks like our lengthy warm spell will continue

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/30day/off15_temp.gifNational Weather Service  says we're right in the middle of the area most likely to have above average temperatures in February.


No more talk of freezing rain/sleet in Champaign, Vermilion counties today


From the National Weather Service ...

WGN projects a little more than 2 inches of snow for C-U, 7-plus inches for Chicago

The WGN-TV weather center projections show Champaign-Urbana could receive even less than the 3 to 5 inches of snow that had been forecasted.

National Weather Service observers say we have received about 2 inches so far in Champaign County area. Higher totals are reported to the northeast.