CHAMPAIGN — Award-winning pianist and songwriter Jim Brickman will visit the Virginia Theatre on Tuesday.
"I've been doing holiday shows for 19 years," said Brickman, who also sometimes sings.
By Bill Ackermann
On Oct. 16, the first five members of 13 friends landed in Budapest, with the other eight following two days later.
We were met by staff members from Viking River Cruises and weather a few degrees lower than Champaign, with overcast conditions.
CHAMPAIGN — If the city council approves his $225,000 settlement payout Tuesday night, Benjamin Mann will use it to pay attorney fees and make up for lost business, doctor's appointments and years of emotional baggage.
Getting Personal is a Q&A with a local personality. Here, 34-year-old Champaign resident T.J. Blakeman chats with The News-Gazette's Paul Wood. Blakeman works for the city of Champaign as senior planner for economic development. He is the new board president for the Champaign County Historical Museum.
With caffeine-inhaling, finals-cramming season here, we asked some of the best and brightest on the UI (or any other) campus: What's the worst grade you got in school?
Professor, Animal Sciences and Genomic Biology; named American Academy of Microbiology Fellow in January
In Birdland, we're in the dark days of December. Each morning comes a little later; each evening comes a bit earlier. Winter is closing in on us.
Our involvement at Gordyville this year was different. It was our 11th year, and we did not have snow either day, which is rare. We did, however, have fog on Saturday, which was a new obstacle. The fog put a dent in our Saturday sales, which were down from a year ago.
FISHER — The Fisher Village Board has entered into a new electricity supply agreement with Homefield Energy for aggregation in the village.
The board previously had such an agreement with Integrys, and it saved residents about $100 annually.