Studio Visit appears first in print, in Sunday editions of The News-Gazette. Here, Melissa Merli visits with musician Scott Moore. In the July 15 newspaper, we'll have a visit with Bill Longfellow, a sculptor and artist who also helped design Big Grove Tavern.
On Sunday, friends of Champaign Olympian Tyler McGill are hosting a fundraiser at Pia's Sports Bar and Grill in Champaign (1609 W. Springfield Ave.) to help send family members to London.
PEORIA — Ameren Illinois, the main electric utility company for downstate Illinois, again finished below the national average in a ranking of customer satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates.
The Peoria-based utility, which serves the Champaign-Urbana and Danville areas, ranked 97th of the 126 largest electric utility companies in the country.
CHAMPAIGN — Jill Knappenberger recently received what many of us would consider an unusual request.
Her niece asked, on behalf of her son, for the Nazi flag his great aunt had brought back from World War II, where she was an American Red Cross Clubmobile driver.
"I'm sorry, but it's already spoken for," Knappenberger told her. "I had only one, and a lot of people wanted it."
Getting Personal is an email Q&A with a local personality. Here, Melissa Merli chats with Lyn Jones of Champaign, president and CEO of the United Way of Champaign County. Getting Personal appears first in print, in the Sunday newspaper. In the July 8 paper, we'll have a chat with Champaign Police Chief Anthony Cobb.
Studio Visit appears first in print, in Sunday editions of The News-Gazette. Here, Melissa Merli visits with musician Pamela Machala. In the July 8 newspaper, we'll have a visit with Scott Moore.
Q: Did you want to come back to Urbana after you graduated from Oberlin?