Boldly going where plenty have gone before — to rank the best 'Star Trek' movies ever.
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URBANA — Addressing a packed Illini Union Ballroom on Wednesday morning, Chancellor Robert Jones touched on his past and how it helped prepare him for the future.
CHAMPAIGN — Due to the state elimination of funding to Illinois county fairs, the Champaign County Fair will open early — for a fundraiser — from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Beer-can chicken is a summer favorite in my house. It's easy enough, but changing up the marinade and rub can transform this entree into something truly special.
Fish sauce, which you can increasingly find in the grocery store, gives the marinade a great, unexpected flavor. A paprika rub makes the outside taste good, too.
When Nick Anderson (left) suited up for the Flyin' Illini in the late '80s, the percentage of African-American students was roughly 4.8 perc
MONTICELLO — Colleen Kidd will end her 38-year run in county government — the last six as county clerk — at the end of this year.
"I have submitted my resignation to the county chairman effective Dec. 30, with regret," she said. "We have some health issues we need to deal with."
Illinois State University released its dean's list for the spring semester, including the following area students:
Arrowsmith — Barbara Maxwell
Atwood — Kaitlyn Wildman
Buckley — Melanie Foss
Cerro Gordo — Colton Blickensderfer, Stephen Hayes, Braden McCarty, Sean Reed
Ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention, we're asking local party movers and shakers for their thoughts. Today: state treasurer and Gifford native Mike Frerichs.
Will you watch on TV?
— I intend to catch it in person, I will be a delegate. This will be my fourth. It's great to get together with a lot of the people of similar interest.
Dick Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter recently reported that journalist Joe Bauman has posted photographs of men who fought in the Revolutionary War — a rare occurrence since "the dawn of practical photography" was not until the early 1840s.