As part of its plan to reduce costs, the University of Illinois Extension on Wednesday revealed some additional details on how it will organize county offices around the state.
DANVILLE – The smell of fresh basil and strawberries permeated Temple Plaza Wednesday as the Danville farmers' market held its opening day.
DANVILLE – Volunteers are needed for the ninth annual Lake Vermilion cleanup day, which will be from 8 a.m. to noon on May 28.
The cleanup is being organized by Aqua Illinois Inc. and the Lake Vermilion Water Quality Coalition. The event aims to enhance the beauty and cleanliness of the lake.
CHICAGO — There’s more than food in those cans we buy at the grocery store.
CHAMPAIGN – An office, retail store and salon are the first three organizations to earn green business certification from the Illinois Green Business Association.
DANVILLE – The city of Danville and Keep Vermilion County Beautiful are recruiting volunteers to participate in a cleanup day at the Carver Park and Stony Creek area.
This will be the second major Great American Cleanup event this year in Vermilion County.
URBANA – Uncertain of state funding, the University of Illinois will "reluctantly" seek a line of credit.
The UI is owed about $375 million by the state's general revenue fund. Under a bill passed last week in the General Assembly, state universities can borrow up to 75 percent of what they're owed.
URBANA – A priority for the Urbana school district is providing a better space for its early childhood program.
Intertwined with that issue is the number of elementary schools the district should have.
DANVILLE – The Vermilion County Conservation District will again offer a series of Toddling into Nature Camps this summer.
URBANA – Residents will have an opportunity to drop off old or unwanted electronics items for recycling, at no charge, on Saturday.
The residential electronics collection will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The News-Gazette Distribution Center, at 3202 Apollo Drive, C.