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Friday on the Farm with Seth Waibel

Each week, ag reporter Ben Zigterman checks out what's happening in the ag community. This week he caught up with Seth Waibel, a farm manager in Mahomet.

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The water's fine: A guide to 2018 municipal-pool season

The water's fine: A guide to 2018 municipal-pool season

The Memorial Day weekend kicks off municipal-pool season. Here's news and notes from around the area, courtesy staff writer Tim Mitchell.

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Clergy Corner, May 25, 2018

Clergy Corner, May 25, 2018

In this week's edition of our feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Debra Pressey looks at the Muslim American Society of Urbana-Champaign chapter's ninth annual Ramadan Iftar dinner, set for May 31.

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2018 Memorial Day weekend events

2018 Memorial Day weekend events

A complete list of events in our area.

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Nightlife listings, May 24-31, 2018

Nightlife listings, May 24-31, 2018

Bands, comedians, trivia, DJs and more. Here’s your guide to a night on the town.

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Teacher wounded in Indiana school shooting an M-S grad

Teacher wounded in Indiana school shooting an M-S grad

Jason Seaman, a seventh-grade science teacher and coach, is undergoing surgery at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, according to a public post by his mother Kristi Seaman.


Fri, 05/25/2018 - 10:24am

Country star to play Pesotum

Country star to play Pesotum



Fri, 05/25/2018 - 6:00am

VIDEO: Alums say farewell to Dr. Howard

Former and current teachers and students said goodbye to Dr. Howard Elementary School at Thursday's farewell celebration, including a family whose history at the school goes back to 1910 and a married couple who met at the school in the second grade.

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Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:21pm

Champaign County Board approves sale of nursing home

Champaign County Board approves sale of nursing home

Following months of debate, the board voted 15-6 Thursday to authorize the purchase of the financially challenged home by Extended Care Clinical LLC and Altitude Health Services Inc., both of Evanston.


Fri, 05/25/2018 - 7:00am

Street crimes task force intercepts 40 pounds of pot in mail

In what task force officer Matt Quinley, an Urbana police detective, called a 'good week,' police seized pot and related products shipped primarily from the West Coast to Champaign County.


Fri, 05/25/2018 - 7:00am

Software company that won UI contract pushes back against allegations

Epic Systems Corp. is scheduled to appear before the state Procurement Policy Board in Springfield on Tuesday to address claims of improper conduct, which it strongly denied in a May 16 letter to the board.


Fri, 05/25/2018 - 7:00am

Area jobless rate drops to lowest level since 2006 in April

Employers still have jobs to fill, with East Central Illinois employers advertising for 4,600 positions in April, more than 80 percent of those for full-time jobs, said the Illinois Department of Employment Security.


Fri, 05/25/2018 - 7:00am

Dr. Howard alums say their goodbyes at farewell ceremony

Dr. Howard alums say their goodbyes at farewell ceremony

Memories flooded back for the dozens of former teachers, students and parents that milled about the halls of the school Thursday, likely for the last time before it's razed this fall.


 
 

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