URBANA – Urbana school board members had a number of questions about the preliminary design for renovations at King Elementary School at a special meeting Tuesday night.
They asked about the relocation of the entrance to the school, plans for a courtyard, the size of the gym, and efforts to make the morning drop-off safer.
WESTVILLE – Village officials are looking to extend the northern and southern borders of the village, and have a meeting next week to discuss a possible annexation.
URBANA — A portion of Broadway Avenue in Urbana will be closed to traffic for most of the day Saturday.
Broadway will be closed between Main and Elm streets from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday for the Prompting Theater presentation.
CHAMPAIGN – Rick and Jeanene Stephens said the partnership between Larkin's Place and the Champaign County YMCA shaped their decision to give $5 million to the YMCA building project.
URBANA – You have to wonder what Fountain J. Busey would think if he knew that people were scavenging around his property.
CHAMPAIGN – Horizon Hobby Chairman Rick Stephens and his wife Jeanene have made a $5 million gift toward construction of a new Champaign County YMCA in southwest Champaign.
With that "lead gift" in hand, the YMCA hopes to raise a total of $15 million to $20 million for the new facility, YMCA Chief Executive Officer Mark Johnson said Tuesday.
CHAMPAIGN – Mable Thomas, longtime coordinator of neighborhood groups for Champaign, is remembered as a kind and dedicated public servant.
Ms. Thomas, 61, died Tuesday at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo., where she was scheduled to have heart surgery.