URBANA — A zoning board case regarding a proposed 30-turbine wind farm in northeastern Champaign County — now more than a month old — could conclude Thursday night.
Or it could remain before the county zoning board of appeals.
DECATUR — Some viewers of WAND-TV can expect interruptions in the station's signal today as the station installs a new antenna that will increase WAND's power.
With the increase in power, the Decatur-based station should be able to reach more than 1 million people in central Illinois, up from about 900,000 previously, WAND said in a news release.
URBANA — U.S. Cellular has proposed a new location for a controversial cell tower that is closer to the center of the Urbana High School/Middle School campus.
PAXTON — E.On Climate & Renewables has scheduled an Oct. 20 open house for the public to see its Pioneer Trail Wind Farm being built east and northeast of Paxton.
The open house is set for 10:30 a.m. Oct. 20, at a wind turbine site on the south side of Illinois 9 between Ford County roads 2100 E and 2300 E, about 3 miles east of Paxton.
URBANA — Elaine Parrish isn't exactly going to miss answering the phone all day to tell folks about inmates at the Champaign County Jail.
URBANA — A proposed 30-turbine wind farm in northeast Champaign County will get another hearing Thursday night before the Champaign County Zoning Board of Appeals — but probably not its last hearing.
CHAMPAIGN -- Residents of a south-central Champaign neighborhood pledged to speak out against a proposed cell tower at a public hearing next month after hearing from T-Mobile representatives on Wednesday night.
URBANA — Tricking dangerous bacteria into becoming harmless ones is the goal of a prize-winning chemist at the University of Illinois.
Douglas A. Mitchell, 31, is a winner of the 2011 National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award, one of two in the state (the other at Northwestern University).