Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Vermilion County Relay for Life is Saturday

DANVILLE — The Vermilion County Relay For Life for Cancer will take to the track again this year at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Team members will keep at least one person on the track at Ellsworth Park until closing ceremonies at 6 a.m. Sunday. Registration at the park, which is just off U.S. 150/Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, on the west side of Danville, opens at 4:15 p.m.

Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon 2011: Youth Run

The Illinois Marathon Youth Run around Memorial Stadium in Champaign on Saturday, April 30, 2011.

Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon 2011: 5K

The 3rd Illinois Marathon  in C-U started with the 5K on Friday afternoon, April 29, 2011.

Fund-raiser takes aim at diabetes

CHAMPAIGN -- Every month, it seems as though somebody newly diagnosed with diabetes walks into pharmacist Andy Hudson's drugstore with a prescription.

And people often tell him they were surprised to find out their blood glucose levels were that high, Hudson says.

State cuts may force two agencies to merge

CHAMPAIGN – Two agencies that treat patients with mental illness and substance abuse in Champaign County are considering a merger.

Urbana farm expands recall of alfalfa sprouts

URBANA – Tiny Greens farm of Urbana has expanded its recall of alfalfa sprouts because of their potential to be contaminated with salmonella.

Urbana farm owner working with investigators on salmonella outbreak

URBANA – The owner of an Urbana sprouts farm linked to a multi-state salmonella outbreak said he was cooperating with state and federal investigators on finding the source of the contamination.

"We're trying to see if we can get to the bottom of this," said Bill Bagby Jr., owner of Tiny Greens Farms of rural Urbana.

Cancer society seeks volunteer cosmetologists

CHARLESTON – Women undergoing cancer treatments often feel they don't look their best, but cosmetologists willing to volunteer some time can help give them a confidence boost.

Jimmy John's asks franchisees to pull sprouts from menu

The owner of Jimmy John's sandwich shops has asked its Illinois stores to pull alfalfa sprouts from its menu following an investigation into a salmonella outbreak.

State still looking for information on salmonella cause

The state health department is continuing its investigation into a salmonella outbreak reported in several counties in Illinois, including Champaign.