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Business listings, Feb. 19, 2017

These applications for assumed business names were filed with the Champaign County clerk's office:

Comer Express, 1717 Kirby Ave., PMB 303, C, Malcolm Comer, same address.

Gopher Mafia Games, 2404 Arden Drive, C, Timothy Adams, Jamie Fender and Tiffany Adams, same address, and Matthew Silverman, 302 Sunrise Drive,, U.

Monticello Bootcamp teaches entrepreneurial essentials

MONTICELLO — About two years ago, Samantha Koon loved the idea of opening a wine bar.

She still does, but the Monticello businesswoman has since launched a gourmet meal delivery service (Gourmet to Go), and soon will open a boarding house (Zybell House) and home decor and gift shop (Monticello Mercantile).

Urbana woman's family motto: 'Farming without harming'

URBANA — Growing up on the family farm near Sidell in the 1950s, Carol Goodall Wock logged many miles in the summers, walking her father’s bean fields and cutting corn stalks.

“It wasn’t fun,” said Wock, 78, of Urbana. “But that was what farm kids did.”

The oldest of four children, Wock never imagined that later in life she’d be involved in the farming of that land.

Business lisitings, Feb. 12, 2017

These applications for assumed business names were filed with the Champaign County clerk's office:

Ambros + Rivera Real Estate Investment Solutions, 3906 Summer Sage Court, C, Francisco Ambros and Melixa Rivera-Sustache, same address.

Bark Naturally, 107 E. Springfield Ave., Apt. 302, C, Simetra Scott, same address.

Business listings, Feb. 5, 2017

These applications for assumed business names were filed with the Champaign County clerk's office:

AF Antronics, 2118 Seaton Court, C, Loren Anderson, same address.

All Things Moving, 3904 Inverness Road, C, George Davidson Jr., same address.

Cundiff Home Improvements, 507 W. Meyer St., Thomasboro, Cody Cundiff, same address.

Developer sought for Urbana land with 'tremendous potential'

URBANA — A chunk of land at one of Urbana's major intersections is up for grabs as a potential redevelopment site in the University of Illinois campus area.

Listed for $6.5 million is the 3.4-acre Wakeland family properties at the southeast corner of Lincoln and University avenues.

There are several project possibilities, according to Realtor Alex Ruggieri.

Business listings, Jan. 29, 2017

These applications for assumed business names were filed with the Champaign County clerk's office:

AriBeesBoutique, 105 E. Green St., Apt. C7, C, Arina Bullock, same address.

Golden Glow Games, 426 Marco Drive, Rantoul, Maya Gouliard, same address.

Jon Hasselbring, Architect, 606 E. South Mahomet Road, Mahomet, Jon Hasselbring, same address.

Wired In: Kevin Guo

Each week, staff writer Paul Wood spotlights a high-tech difference-maker. This week: Meet KEVIN GUO, co-founder of Skydro — the "-dro" stands for "hydro." The startup is inventing self-guided (autonomous) drones to detect moisture content and help farmers manage irrigation to save water and costs.

Business listings, Jan. 22, 2017

These applications for assumed business names were filed with the Champaign County clerk's office:

AIC Consulting & Design, 2904 Beringer Circle, U, Ann Abdelzaher, same address.

Avid Organizing, 600 N. Neil St., P.O. Box 423, C, Andi Nault, 606 W. Park Ave., #17, C.

IyahB Extensions, 1327 N. Lincoln Ave., U, Ajustice Bernadez, same address.