CHAMPAIGN - A group of 14 local governmental officials left Wednesday afternoon for a nine-day, taxpayer-subsidized trip to Europe to investigate trolley systems in several smaller European cities.
URBANA - Middle school teachers are doing a good job educating about 1,000 students there, but administrators aren't completely satisfied with the results.
CHAMPAIGN - School teachers, administrators and support personnel started the new year with another round of meetings with a mediator, trying to resolve contract conflicts.
CHAMPAIGN - Downtown Champaign's newest neighbor, the Volition project, already had star status in the constellation of local building projects.
SPRINGFIELD - A Sangamon County judge ruled Tuesday that a LeRoy physician's lawsuit against Gov. George Ryan and the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board could go forward.
URBANA - Everyone must really be looking forward to this new sanitary district user fee increase.
Crystal Carter had a good reason for taking all of the Champaign Central High School Academy sophomores out of class Monday to hear Miss America speak in the school's theater.
MAHOMET - The longtime executive director of the Champaign County Forest Preserve plans to retire, effective May 31.
CHAMPAIGN - Back in the mid-1980s, when much of their new residential subdivision was still on the drawing board, the developers of Robeson Meadows were already envisioning the neighborhood shopping center they would build when the population in southwest Champaign caught up with their dreams.