URBANA - As a 9-year-old who had just moved to New Jersey, Susan Teicher felt a bit uncomfortable being known as the daughter of Louis Teicher of the famed piano duo Ferrante & Teicher.
URBANA - Cutting $3 million from Urbana schools' budget the next two years will take creative thought and resolute action, school board members say.
CHAMPAIGN - A group of 14 local governmental officials left Wednesday afternoon for a nine-day, taxpayer-subsidized trip to Europe to investigate trolley systems in several smaller European cities.
URBANA - Middle school teachers are doing a good job educating about 1,000 students there, but administrators aren't completely satisfied with the results.
CHAMPAIGN - School teachers, administrators and support personnel started the new year with another round of meetings with a mediator, trying to resolve contract conflicts.
CHAMPAIGN - Downtown Champaign's newest neighbor, the Volition project, already had star status in the constellation of local building projects.
SPRINGFIELD - A Sangamon County judge ruled Tuesday that a LeRoy physician's lawsuit against Gov. George Ryan and the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board could go forward.
URBANA - Everyone must really be looking forward to this new sanitary district user fee increase.
Crystal Carter had a good reason for taking all of the Champaign Central High School Academy sophomores out of class Monday to hear Miss America speak in the school's theater.