Health and Fitness
CHAMPAIGN — All winter long, the streets of Campustown are empty, but an icy playhouse draws students and community members alike.
Sometimes called "The Big Pond" because it is so wide, the University of Illinois Ice Arena was built in 1931.
Much like Santa Claus or mail carriers, the Kennekuk Trail Road Runners' popular Siberian Express Trail Run will go on today at Kickapoo State Park no matter the weather.
Maybe you want to burn off some of your holiday calories or get a little taste of winter in the midst of this balmy weather. A good way to do both is ice skating, at the University of Illinois Ice Arena, 406 E. Armory Ave., C, or David S. Palmer Arena in Danville.
CHAMPAIGN — Tis the season to be jolly, and also sniffling, aching and coughing.
This is respiratory illness season, and most of what's going around the area now that's making people feel like crawling on the couch and staying there can be expected for this time of year, health providers say.