Politics and Government
CHAMPAIGN — Two veterans of the Parkland College Board of Trustees will face an opponent come April 9.
All three are competing for two seats on the community college board.
For some members of Congress, especially those in "swing" districts that are neither overwhelmingly Republican nor Democratic, it's important to show their independence from their party leadership.
URBANA — The public is welcome to a meeting Monday with Alan Kalmanoff, director of the Institute for Law and Public Policy, on Champaign County criminal justice issues, including the future of county correctional facilities.
The meeting will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Urbana Civic Center, 108 E. Water St., U. It is sponsored by Champaign-Urbana Citizens for Peace and Justice.
CATLIN — Three incumbents are seeking re-election to their seats on the Catlin Village Board against four challengers — two of whom are former village officials.
WESTVILLE — Voters will have three choices for mayor, and eight choices for three village board seats on the ballot in April.
Incumbent Mayor Jeff Ellis is seeking re-election against former Mayor Michael Weese and current village Trustee Bill Cottrell.
SPRINGFIELD — An audit of the University of Illinois system found 30 separate irregularities, ranging from a former employee who was paid for four years after being terminated, to the failure of the university to purchase vehicles that met minimum fuel economy standards.
OAKWOOD - Glen Martin lives near the Salt Fork River and often canoes streams of the entire Vermilion River system.
CHAMPAIGN — It's the end of an era in Champaign.
As retiring City Manager Steve Carter packs up and leaves the City Building, incoming City Manager Dorothy David said she's ready to pick up where he leaves off.