Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

Area update: Staff cuts planned at Willow Pond Golf Course

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.

Business turns back on Black Friday

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.

Entertainment listings, Nov. 26-Dec. 3, 2015

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are 

Golf links swap hits roadblock

RANTOUL — A proposed swap of golf courses in Rantoul will be put on hold for now.

Area update, Nov. 22, 2015

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.

Ask 'Mimi,' Nov. 15, 2015

Will local theaters show a new Grand Ole Opry movie?

Entertainment listings, Nov. 12-19, 2015

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are 

'Floating support group' tackling cancer with even strokes

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?

Entertainment listings, Nov. 5-12, 2015

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are