CHAMPAIGN — Birkey's Farm Store Inc. has agreed to acquire the Farm Pride network of equipment dealerships located in Arthur, Casey, Mattoon, Newton and Shelbyville.
The acquisition is expected to close in mid-August.
Paul Magelli still plans to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.
That's the word coming from the cardiac intensive care unit at Minnesota's Mayo Clinic, where the longtime and decorated UI business prof is on the mend after heart surgery.
URBANA — Two Urbana women who allegedly mugged another woman outside a campus area party last weekend have been criminally charged.
Leondra Hopkins, 19, of the 1000 block of East Kerr Avenue, and Danasia Burnside, 21, of the 900 block of Country Squire Drive, remain free after appearing in court Monday on charges of robbery and aggravated battery.
URBANA — Calling Kevin Kelley an "untenable and unacceptable risk to society," a Champaign County judge sentenced him Wednesday to what is effectively life behind bars for murdering a Sidney woman almost four years ago.
RANTOUL — Two Rantoul homes were damaged Wednesday afternoon when they were struck by a vehicle.
DANVILLE — Danville fire officials are trying to determine what sparked a fire that caused an estimated $1 million in damage at the Sygma Network Inc.'s food distribution center late Wednesday morning.
Firefighters were called to the distribution center, 3600 Southgate Dr., at 10:59 a.m.
URBANA — A Champaign County judge sentenced a Champaign man with several prior felony convictions to 10 years in prison for carrying a gun into an Urbana grocery store.
URBANA — A Champaign County jury deliberated three hours Wednesday before returning a mixed set of verdicts against an Urbana man accused of sexually assaulting a teen-age girl who was passed out from drinking too much alcohol.