URBANA — Ahead of the recent annual Navy ball at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center on the University of Illinois campus, Bill McLane spent a few hours setting up a display of various military artifacts from his collection.
Staff writer Tim Mitchell's weekly look at area do-gooders.
About the club
Regent: Marlene Lincoln.
Origin: Organized on March 2, 1923.
Meets: Noon on the first Wednesday of the month at restaurants around Douglas County.
Today is Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
By Chelsey Byers Gerstenecker
Ten years ago, the World Health Organization launched an international program to help cities prepare for the rapid aging boom that was coming with the baby boomers.
That effort is called the Age-Friendly Cities and Communities Program.
Today is Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
CHAMPAIGN — Rudi Laufhutte survived a childhood in Germany where U.S. bombers leveled his town, then went on to serve proudly for his adopted country in the Vietnam era.
He’s still proud and serves as the 19th District commander of the Illinois American Legion.
Laufhutte, 72, was only a baby as World War II came to a close.
URBANA — International enrollment at American universities topped the 1 million mark for the first time last year and now makes up 5 percent of the U.S. college student population, a new report says.
By now, I'm sure you've found a way to get a handle on this.
Today is Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago: