One person airlifted after single-car wreck in St. Joseph

UPDATED 10:34 p.m.

ST. JOSEPH — A rural Homer woman was airlifted to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana on Monday morning following a single-vehicle crash east of St. Joseph.

County board considers high-speed rail resolution

URBANA — Champaign County Board members are being asked to approve a resolution in support of a system of a Midwestern high-speed trains.

The resolution and an agenda full of relatively routine matters face the board at its committee of the whole meeting Tuesday. The board will meet at 6 p.m. at the Brookens Administrative Center, 1776 E. Washington St., U.

Burglars took items meant to fund repair of sprinkler system

DANVILLE — WITS Recycling officials are committed to restoring their household recycling program despite the recent theft of some electronics that were to be sold to raise funds for a new sprinkler system.

Danville will survey parents on uniforms

DANVILLE — After weeks of intense debate, Danville school parents and guardians will get a chance to vote on a uniform dress code proposal for elementary and middle-school students this week.

Parents of kindergarten through eighth-grade students will be surveyed on the proposal at registration, which runs Aug. 9 through 11. Each family will get one vote per school.

One lane of Neil to close for water line repairs

CHAMPAIGN — A northbound lane of Neil Street at Eureka Street will be closed starting Tuesday for water line repairs by Illinois American Water.

Work is scheduled to be finished on Aug. 17.

Outdoor cafe licensing on Champaign council's plate

CHAMPAIGN — The city council this week is scheduled to review the 14-year-old outdoor cafe licensing program and will consider making adjustments to permit requirements to address problems that have arisen during the initiative's lifespan.

The council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Champaign City Building, 102 N. Neil St.

Danville woman injured in accident on I-74

OGDEN — A Danville woman was injured in a single vehicle accident on Interstate 74 in rural Ogden on Sunday afternoon.

Nobody injured in house fire in Ogden

OGDEN — Ogden-Royal Fire Chief Randy Thompsen said the cause of a Sunday afternoon house fire remains under investigation.

According to a fire department report, three people who lived at a home at 307 E. Broadway Street, Ogden, came home at 2:15 p.m. Sunday to see smoke coming from their house and called 911.

Urbana police investigate armed robbery of cab driver

URBANA — Police are investigating the armed robbery of a cab driver Friday afternoon in Urbana.

According to a police report, a 49-year-old Urbana man was driving a cab and picking up a customer in the 700 block of North Mathews Avenue at 1:32 p.m. Friday to take him to an address in Champaign.

Fisher lumber store 'will be missed'

FISHER — The village of Fisher had a lumber company for more than a century. But no more.

Fisher Lumber & Building Supply's last day of business was July 30. Later this month, the buildings at 102 E. Front St. — and the inventory of lumber, hardware, tools and trucks — will be sold during a two-day liquidation.