DANVILLE — A four-way race for the Vermilion County board dropped to three when incumbent candidate Orick "Corky" Nightlinger announced Tuesday that he will resign his seat at the end of the week.
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. News reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
Monday's taping for the The Ellen DeGeneres Show wasn't the first time a festive crowd gathered at the Quad. Here are five others.
Oct. 24, 1960
Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kennedy speaks to an estimated 10,000 people on the Quad on a chilly Monday morning.
Sept. 15, 1960
UI academic counselor Kathy Kaler is a Jock Jams veteran, having attended every one of the popular charity events at Huff Hall. With Jock Jams No. 5 at 7 p.m. today — $5 tickets, 19 UI teams doing skits, $60,000 raised the first four years — we turned to the Illini Life Skills coordinator for her favorite moments:
Ellen-mania officially struck the University of Illinois Monday afternoon.
Comedian Ellen DeGeneres herself was nowhere in sight, but that didn't matter to the screaming thousands who jammed the UI Quad for a chance to be on her show — or win a prize.
Before Sochi was the center of the world for the past couple weeks, it was a focus of research for Diane Koenker, University of Illinois history chairwoman and professor. In her book, "Club Red: Vacation Travel and the Soviet Dream," she explores vacation and tourism in a country with some dark aspects to its history.
Today is Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. News reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
Digital photography is a wonderful thing. Push the shutter and you immediately know if you got the photo you wanted. And if you didn't, shoot again.
These applications for assumed business names were filed recently at the Champaign County clerk's office:
1732 Creatives, P.O. Box 3056, C, by Cyrus Williams, same address.
Ask Joe to Mow, 1214 Cambridge Drive, C, by Joseph F. Asselin, same address.
Champaign Tattoo, 1410 N. Neil St., C, by Ray Allen Hughes, 4514 Lindsey Road, C.