DANVILLE - Two Rankin-area residents raised concerns to the Vermilion County Board on Tuesday night about whether the county's wind ordinance adequately protects the public's interests in regard to the wind farm that's planned for northwestern Vermilion County.
URBANA – An electronics recycling contractor that ran four one-day recycling events in Champaign last year is looking into establishing a permanent presence here.
DANVILLE – Two of three townships in Vermilion County where the Hoopeston wind project is being planned have agreed to waive their zoning process and allow the county to regulate the planned development.
CHAMPAIGN – The governing board of the University of Illinois Research Park on Monday gave the green light to local development firm Fox/Atkins to continue to expand the university's technology park.
Most Comcast Cable customers throughout East Central Illinois will pay more for cable service beginning March 1.
Want to check the status of your tax refund?
This year, you can check it a new way, on your smart phone.
In January, the IRS unveiled a smart phone application, IRS2Go, that lets people check on their refund and get daily tax tips.
Apple users can download the free app at the Apple App Store, while Android users can get it at the Android Market.
CHAMPAIGN – Stratton Elementary School has sent four teams to the First Lego League state tournament since it began competing in the event in 2006. But this year is the first time the school has brought back a state trophy.
Make that two state trophies.
Local First Lego League teams will be showing off their robots at a Lego Robotic Fun Day at the Champaign Public Library, at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 13.
The teams will help children program and build a working Lego robot. The afternoon will also include engineering demonstrations and, for younger children, robot-themed stories.
CHAMPAIGN – Champaign-based Pavlov Media has agreed to merge with North Carolina-based Wavelength Corp., with Wavelength becoming a Pavlov subsidiary, the companies announced this week.