HOMER — The Homer Village Board voted Monday night to reject an agreement for treated water and sewer services for Sunrise Coal LLC's proposed Bulldog coal mine, surprising even those in the audience who had asked the board to do so.
HOMER — The Homer village board plans to vote Monday night on an agreement to provide Sunrise Coal’s proposed Bulldog mine with up to 8,000 gallons of treated water the first two years and up to 20,000 gallons of treated water thereafter, all at virtually no cost to the village, according to the final draft of the contract that’s posted on the village website.
Valentine's Day is almost upon us, which means many people, including the otherwise happily undemonstrative among us, are desperately devising ways to impress a mate.
In remarks to a recent meeting of the Homer Village Board, attorney Steve Beckett suggested that the effort to stop development of a coal mine in Vermilion County had created an unusual alliance between environmentalists and farmers in the area.
CHAMPAIGN — Booker T. Washington STEM Academy has a new reptile — but it is not a class pet.
The Champaign school is hosting Snappy the alligator snapping turtle for a year or less as a part of Operation Endangered Species.
The program has a few schools in Illinois working with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to house the turtles before they're let go in the wild.
DANVILLE — Two locally owned Danville companies have formed a partnership to market their products and services together.
Danville Paper and Supply in downtown Danville will be offering the locally manufactured "green" cleaning products of EnvirOx to its customer base throughout the Illiana region.