Health and Fitness
MAHOMET — Wearing a pink bikini, Liesel Flatt, 40, of Sadorus took a deep breath before jumping into the water at Lake of the Woods on Saturday.
“I walked into the lake barefoot,” Flatt said. “When I got in the water, it was like a shock to my system. But I continued until I got all the way wet.”
Bottenfield Elementary School students are honoring their late physical-education teacher with their feet.
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.