Last week's grand opening of the new Friendship Grove Nature Playscape last week drew a huge crowd. If you missed it, head to Anita Purves Nature Center, 1505 N. Broadway, U, at 1 p.m. today.
Urbana's Susan Frobish, 61, is one of the country's best figure skaters in her age bracket — with no intention of unlacing the skates.
'This camp has one purpose: for these kids to leave with one more friend than they came here with.'
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Coles, Moultrie, Douglas, northeastern Macon, southeastern Shelby, Piatt, central DeWitt, southwestern Vermilion, and Champaign counties until 7 p.m. Saturday.
51-year-old Kevin T. Perkins was driving south on Illinois 49, about five miles north of Armstrong, just after 4 a.m. when his car left the road to the east.
Champaign-Urbana holds a special place in the superstar's heart. He said his late mother, Colleen Carroll, 'loved this place' because people 'really took care of her here' on his first visit 20 years ago.
Contracts have been signed for the first two businesses on the 23 acres on the southeastern quadrant of the Interstate 57/Curtis Road interchange, but the group that bought the land is mum on names.
"We want kids to realize that, 'Hey, I could get involved in that, too,'" said Elizabeth Sotiropoulos, who organized both today's event at the Champaign Public Library and last week's local March for Science.
Thanks to a generous donation from the family of the late Brandon Markel of Homer, the Children's Advocacy Center of Champaign County has a colorful, calming painting made specifically for the space.
In no time, Luke Robinson proved himself to be a standout student at tiny Augustana College in Rock Island, says his applied-mathematics professor, Tom Bengtson.
The gross domestic product, the total output of goods and services, grew by just 0.7 percent in the first quarter following a gain of 2.1 percent in the fourth quarter, the Commerce Department reported Friday.
The first step in controlling a pest is to ID it properly. You cannot develop a management strategy without knowing what the pest is, its life cycle, its typical behavior and its preferred habitats and food sources.