URBANA — A $5 million gift to the University of Illinois will honor the founding director of the Beckman Institute and its donors, endowing postdoctoral fellowships and a lecture series in their names.
Three members of the Boy Scouts of America Troop 402 will become Eagle Scouts at 11 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Hays Center in Champaign: Christopher J. Gillespie, Norrlyn M. Allen and Darrell U. Allen.
September is Hunger Action Month, and a cooking column seems like an excellent place to reiterate the importance of understanding and addressing food insecurity.
ANN WILDMAN swears most of her photos don't turn out so great.
"I'll take 300 at a game and half of them turn out bad and blurry," Wildman said.
But one from Saturday had a lot of people talking Tuesday: the young son of Sages coach Cully Welter — Trey — interacting with official Jason Foy before Monticello's game at Macomb (above).
Today is Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
DANVILLE — It's getting harder to find primitive antiques dating to the 1800s, store owner Julie Schackmann said, but she's bringing those "hard finds" to a single location this weekend.
At today's Agriculture Field Day at PrairieErth Farm near Atlanta, Ill., Cassandra Wilcoxen will be comparing bird and pollinator density and diversity in three farm production systems (organic, conservation and conventional). Staff writer Paul Wood caught up with the University of Illinois grad student before her gig:
A look at area do-gooders. This week: Tuscola Rotary
About the club
President: Lloyd A. Murphy
Origin: The club was founded in 1922.
Meets: Tuesdays at noon at Jarman Center Senior Living in Tuscola
On tap: Judge Frank Lincoln is presenting a program at the Tuesday luncheon meeting this week.