Area history, June 14, 2018

Area history, June 14, 2018

Today is Thursday, June 14, 2018. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1918, Urbana police raided the home of William Slade and obtained 2 quarts of whiskey and 32 pints of beer.

In 1968, the new Early American Museum at Lake of the Woods in Mahomet opened for the first time.

In 2003, residents were saddened by the end of Balloon Classic Illinois. Balloon Classic Executive Director Ron Crick donated $100,000 of the organization.

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