Injury can't end her journey

After the boulder pierced and crushed her left leg, Miriam Young, pinned between two rocks, lifted her head and looked to the west.

There it was, beyond the heap of black volcanic rock: the Atlantic Ocean.

Officials find gold coin in kettle for third year

CHAMPAIGN – Maj. John Turner uses one word to describe the unknown donor who put a gold coin in a Salvation Army kettle: "generous."

The carefully wrapped coin deposited in a kettle at Urbana's County Market store is, for the third year in a row, a very expensive one, Turner said.

WICD-TV weatherman Page dies at 76

MAHOMET Longtime WICD-TV Channel 15 television personality Keith Page didn't start out to be one of the area's best known TV weathermen.

It was another of Mr. Page's passions magic that got him his start in TV, moonlighting from his regular job teaching drama in the Champaign Unit 4 schools as Marshall Magic, a cowboy magician on WCIA in 1955.