Editor's Desk

Coming in Saturday's News-Gazette: Big Broadband sign-ups, drug assistance for seniors

In Saturday's newspaper, we're planning stories about Big Broadband signups and drug assistance for seniors.


Coming Friday: Dry spell, DACC expansion, Okaw shakeup

In Friday's News-Gazette, we'll look at the effects of prolonged heat and dryness, a Vermilion community college expansion and a shakeup coming for an area high school sports conference.


Thursday's News-Gazette: July 4th parade, Krannert lineup, all-area baseball

In Thursday's newspaper, we'll preview the July Fourth parade in C-U and next season's Krannert Center lineup, and we'll also unveil our All-Area Baseball team.

The Champaign County Freedom Celebration parade will have a new look this year as several large, inflated newcomers travel the parade route, Meg Dickinson writes.


In Wednesday's News-Gazette, cuts to service providers, new council member, all-area softball

In Wednesday's newspaper, we're planning stories on more state cuts to service providers, a new Champaign council member and our All-Area Softball Team.


Friday's News-Gazette: Convenience store arrests, early voting accord, all-area tennis

In Friday's newspaper, we'll have a follow-up on the raid of an Urbana convenience store, a look at early voting plans in Champaign County and our All-Area Boys' Tennis team in Sports.


In Thursday's News-Gazette: West Side Park lights, walk on the wild side, all-area soccer

In Thursday's newspaper, we'll have stories about new lights at a Champaign park, trails less traveled, and our all-area soccer team.


In Wednesday's newspaper: Contract dispute, MTD, UI hurdler

In Wednesday's News-Gazette, we'll have stories about a UI labor dispute, a possible significant change for MTD passengers and a look at a top Illini track athlete.


Coming Sunday in The News-Gazette: UI communications, Vermilion nursing home, Illini football reaches out

In Sunday's paper, we're planning stories on a new communications system at the UI, a possible sale of the Vermilion County nursing home, and Illini football coach Tim Beckman's outreach to the public.


In Friday's News-Gazette: Legislature, UI trustees, Illini golf

In Friday's newspaper, we'll have a reports from the state Legislature and the UI trustees meeting as well as coverage of Illini golf.


Coming Thursday, MTD squabble, Champaign council applicants, E3 magazine

In Thursday's News-Gazette, we're planning stories about the continuing MTD wars, another applicant for the Champaign council and a tour of an Egyptian exhibit in E3 magazine.

The list of people interested in a vacancy on the Champaign City Council keeps on growing, Patrick Wade reports. There are now five candidates hoping to succeed Kyle Harrison, who has resigned effective June 15.


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