URBANA - Lillie Walker, 72, has been a resident of Lakeside Terrace apartments in Urbana for 22 years.
CHAMPAIGN - Burch Village, the public housing complex on Bradley Avenue at Fourth Street, has seen a lot of living in its 52 years.
CHAMPAIGN - A development agreement for the construction of the Volition project at One Main Street in downtown Champaign appears ready for launch.
DANVILLE - Twenty-five years of searching and disappointments were over when Marla Rickgauer was able to have family members present her father with a very special video tape.
RANTOUL - Rantoul village officials will meet with the leaders of the World Free Fall Convention on Monday in the hopes of keeping the sky diving event at the Rantoul airport in 2003.
CHAMPAIGN - The area will lose its main alternative media voice if a buyer isn't found to continue the CU Cityview.
SPRINGFIELD - A LeRoy physician and attorney is attempting to sue Gov. George Ryan and the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board, claiming a vote that killed his plans for a $5 million outpatient surgery center project in Urbana was invalid.
About 45 percent more state workers than were expected took advantage of an early retirement offer that ended Tuesday evening, but many of those people are now facing a couple of lean months.
URBANA - When Mary Anne Wilson returned to work four months after her first child was born, she and her husband decided to hire a nanny.
SPRINGFIELD - State Rep. Dale Righter, R-Mattoon, who was elected to the Senate in November, will get a few extra days of seniority by completing state Sen. Judy Myers' term.