CHAMPAIGN — Good Vibes will host an electronics recycling event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at its store, 1501 N. Prospect Ave., C.
Items that can be dropped off include televisions, stereos, video cassette recorders, computers, microwave ovens and treadmills.
VILLA GROVE — A new agricultural education curriculum will be introduced at Villa Grove High School next school year.
URBANA — Alex Bragg and Kris Schmarr plan to open an indoor climbing facility in Urbana this spring.
The facility, known as Urbana Boulders, will be located in a former auto repair building at 1502 N. Cunningham Ave. and will feature 14-foot climbing walls, Bragg said.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — U.S. Steel has announced it will close the coke-making plant at its Gary Works, displacing about 300 workers.
RANTOUL — Plans are progressing for an assisted-living facility on Rantoul's west side, Village Administrator Jeff Fiegenschuh told members of the Rantoul Economic Development Advisory committee.
CHAMPAIGN — With the pools now closed at the McKinley Fitness Center, the building's owner is weighing the idea of turning the unused space into apartments.