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Two local organizations have made significant staff changes at the top.
At WEFT 90.1-FM Radio, the last day for manager Mick Woolf — long the face of the community station — will be Thursday. It's also the final day for membership services coordinator Marty Booth Hodges.
It's almost back to its glory, the yellow-painted classic fighter modeled on ones a World War II ace used to fly.
The P-51H Mustang, restored in honor of Louisiana's Lt. Col. Claude Crenshaw, is "the belle of the ball" at the newly revived Chanute Air Museum in Rantoul, said curator Mark Hanson.
CHAMPAIGN — "DNA: Understanding the Code of Life" is the next World of Science lecture Feb. 1 at the William M. Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College.
CHAMPAIGN — Harpist Ann McLaughlin will perform a concert titled "Celestial Strings: An Evening of Harp and Stargazing" at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the William M. Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College.
All seats are $4, with tickets available at the door. The event is part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the planetarium and the Parkland College Theatre.
URBANA — The deadline for entering the 12th annual Best in Show Photographic Print Competition is Feb. 9.
The popular show itself will run Feb. 16-24 at Lincoln Square Village in Urbana. The judges this year are Ray Bial, Stacey Gross and News-Gazette photographer Robin Scholz.
ST. JOSEPH — When Kaid Jaret Olson-Weston was 3 years old his parents took him to a monster truck show.
Two years later he was driving one, albeit a half-scale one.
Now he does it in front of tens of thousands of fans.
K.J. was impressed by that first monster truck show — so much so that he told his parents that he wanted to be a monster truck driver.