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Monticello, Tuscola Shopko stores not on bankruptcy closure list

MONTICELLO — Neither the Monticello nor Tuscola Shopko stores are on the list of 105 to be closed as part of a bankruptcy filing and court-supervised financial restructuring filed by the company Wednesday.

The Chapter 11 bankruptcy was filed by Specialty Retail Shops Holding Corp., Shopko's parent company, along with 12 of its subsidiaries.

Entertainment listings, Jan. 17-24, 2019

EVENTS

This weekend

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY CELEBRATES LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Printer racing to get 2019 Illinois Marathon shirts ready

URBANA — Race shirt collectors can look forward to a piece of Illinois history for the 2019 Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon weekend, which promises to be a big one.

T-shirts for the marathon and associated races are different every year at Campus Ink. The first to be screened-printed this time around: the 5K.

Entertainment listings, Jan. 10-17, 2019

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This weekend

JEFF DUNHAM

What: Comedian and ventriloquist on his "Passively Aggressive" Tour.

When: 5 p.m. Jan. 12.

Where: State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., C.

Cost: $45.50 plus fees.

More info: Call 866-455-4641 or statefarmcenter.com.

Next week

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY CELEBRATES LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

A Life Remembered | Horizon Hobby CEO 'was hands-on with the entire company'

CHAMPAIGN — Joe Ambrose was known for his vision, innovation and business acumen throughout the remote-control hobby industry.

Colleagues said they were equally impressed with the Horizon Hobby CEO's warm, unassuming manner; his willingness to work in the trenches alongside them; and the way he treated everyone from employees to customers to RC enthusiasts.

Crime Stoppers | Police seek woman after Walmart theft

CHAMPAIGN — Champaign County Crime Stoppers needs help finding a woman who allegedly stole merchandise from a Champaign store.

At 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 27, the woman was seen inside Wal-Mart, 2610 N. Prospect Ave. She selected items, put them in grocery bags in her shopping cart, then left without paying, police said.

Entertainment listings, Dec. 27, 2018, to Jan. 3, 2019

EVENTS

This weekend

HOOPESTON'S 'LIGHT UP McFERREN PARK'

What: Annual Christmas display of lights in the park.

When: 5 to 11 p.m. daily through Dec. 31.

Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston.

Cost: Free.

Crime Stoppers | Suspect in Lowe's, Menards thefts sought

CHAMPAIGN — Champaign County Crime Stoppers needs help finding a man who stole goods from two north Champaign stores in November.

At 4:46 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, police said the man entered Lowe's, 1904 N. Prospect Ave., selected merchandise, then walked out of the store without paying. The stolen items are valued at over $500.

Entertainment listings, Dec. 20-27, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

HOLIDAY MAGIC SNOW SHOW

What: "Snow" will fall over the holiday tree at Center Court while three holiday songs are playing. Also, visit Santa and get a photo taken with him, make a reservation.

When: 12:25, 3:25 and 6:25 p.m. Dec. 20-24.

Where: Market Place Shopping Center, 2000 N. Neil St., C.

Oakwood's new truck stop a labor of Love's, local officials

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OAKWOOD — Nearly eight years ago, newly elected village President Bob Jennings inherited a long-term wish in his town — redevelop the vacant eyesore of a former truck stop on the north side of Interstate 74.

It wasn't an easy sell to developers.

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