Parks and Recreation
Even though the issue has moved to the backburner, the mayor of Champaign said the idea of bringing a minor league baseball team to town isn't dead. But he said the result of next month's election could play a big part in where the talks go.
CHAMPAIGN — Voters in the Champaign school district will soon know where the new, $94.5 million high school they'll be asked to pay for would be located.
URBANA — Here's one Mother Goose story you won't find in the children's section of your public library.
The head of the Champaign Park District says it's unclear at this time what the park board will vote on next week concerning Dodds Park, but he says the issue will be on the agenda.
Executive Director Joe DeLuce said Wednesday that exactly what board members will vote on is being worked out and could include several different options.
URBANA — Alex Bragg and Kris Schmarr plan to open an indoor climbing facility in Urbana this spring.
The facility, known as Urbana Boulders, will be located in a former auto repair building at 1502 N. Cunningham Ave. and will feature 14-foot climbing walls, Bragg said.
At 5:30 p.m. today comes the moment many have been waiting for — the first public discussion about using a portion of Dodds Park for a new Champaign Central High School. With Election Day less than six weeks away — and Unit 4 planning to ask taxpayers for $94 million to replace the cramped, creaky school on University Avenue — the question of where remains 'TBA.'