Members of the Champaign VFW Post 5520 hold a Memorial Day service, led by VFW Commander, Jason Staub, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Urbana while American Legion Post 24 sponsor a service at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Champaign on Monday, May 25, 2015.
Staff writer Tim Mitchell's suggestions for the week.
As many people pay homage this weekend to those who have died, few will visit one of the state's grandest tributes to fallen warriors.
Every week, we'll show you a short clip of a spin somewhere in the area in a 1986 Corvette. Your job? Figure out where the video was shot.
A decorated Champaign police officer left a legacy that has filtered down through three generations.
Public swimming pools rarely turn a profit. But that's not the point, managers say.
Before you dipped your toe in that swimming pool — Crystal Lake or Garfield Park or Sholem or, heck, Freer Gym or Lincolnshire Fields or La Quinta — the state took a look.
A Tuscola man has won a Marine Corps Heritage Foundation award for his documentary on veterans of Okinawa in World War II, "Rise of the Valiant."
More than half of all cats and dogs in the United States are either overweight or obese.
Just 24 notes from start to finish. But to hear it across the plain of a graveyard is one of the most mournful sounds I can imagine.
There's a new food truck rolling around the streets of Champaign, and it features items you may never have had before — at least in this form.
Getting Personal is a Q&A with a local personality. Here, Gina Hartleb chats with The News-Gazette's Paul Wood. The teacher and parent is the wife of Illini baseball coach Dan Hartleb.