SPRINGFIELD — Champaign County officials have received the first major grant for construction of their segment of the 24.5-mile Kickapoo Trail linking Urbana and Kickapoo State Park.
Clay Woodard believes his hometown of Oakwood and the surrounding communities offer a lot to families and individuals.
He also believes they're lacking in one area — recreational, cultural and social activities that can bring folks of all ages together and enhance their quality of life.
CHAMPAIGN — Want to have a gymnasium named after you? That'll be $125,000.
A track in your honor? A relative bargain at $75,000.
Act now, and you can even get your name on one of four new scoreboards for the low, low price of $5,000. Champaign Park District operators are standing by.
URBANA — The first of four community forums on developing bike trails in Urbana will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Urbana Civic Center, 108 N. Water St., U.
The forums are being organized by the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission on behalf of the city of Urbana and the Urbana Park District.
DANVILLE — A 24.5-mile length of abandoned railroad right-of-way between Urbana and Kickapoo State Park is now entirely in the hands of public agencies, clearing the way for work to begin this year on the Kickapoo Trail project.