Parks and Recreation
RANTOUL — A disappointed Kevin Applebee said he will be making staff cuts at Willow Pond Golf Course in the hope of at least breaking even in 2016.
CHAMPAIGN — Gray skies, rain, 17 mph winds and temperatures in the 40s didn't stop local bicyclists from their pledge to get outside on Black Friday — far from the shopping crowds.
"We decided rather than participate in the madness, we would go do what we like to do," said Pete Davis, co-owner of Champaign Cycle.
RANTOUL — A proposed swap of golf courses in Rantoul will be put on hold for now.
Housing authority board to discuss director's job
DANVILLE — The Danville Housing Authority board has called a special meeting for Tuesday to discuss the employment of the agency's executive director, Greg Hilleary.
CHAMPAIGN — As a recent breast-cancer survivor and psychotherapist, Kelly Bradham knows how much she and her fellow survivors need exercise and mutual support, and she hasn't let living in a landlocked community stop her from finding both those things in a boat.
A 42-foot-long pink dragon boat, to be exact.
Care to join her?