Getting Personal is a Q&A with a local personality. Here, 61-year-old rural Mahomet resident James "Jim" Leonard, the president and CEO of the Carle Health System, chats with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli. He said his job is to hire the best people Carle can find to ensure that it has the best health care available.
We asked area Republicans: Are you a believer in the presidential hopeful still leading most party polls — one Donald J. Trump?
Parkland College board member
URBANA — For Bonnie Reynolds, twirling a baton and skating helps relieve the stresses of life and puts her in a happy place.
But it's also putting her in a chilly place these days, and as the winter continues, it could soon be a snowy and icy place.
Today is Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
Bob Schifo saw his first bald eagle just after he graduated from high school in 1968, when he was on a fishing trip with an uncle in northern Minnesota.
"I was just thrilled to death then, and every time I see one now I'm still thrilled," he said. "They're magnificent creatures."
Besides a Mother's Day corsage or Tarzan's jungle gift to Jane, most of us have limited experience with orchids. Orchids are an amazingly diverse plant family growing in deserts, mountains, marshes, northern woods, Illinois forests and even your home as exotic, elegant houseplants.
It is a little late for a review of 2015, but here it is.
There weren't any antique shows in Lincoln Square last year.
We hope our new digital display rack convinces you to buy a News-Gazette. We know it will at least catch your eye.