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Getting Personal: Mike Metzler

Mahomet Police Chief Mike Metzler talks about his transition as chief from Urbana to Mahomet. In his office in Mahomet on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

Dick Van Dyke Welcome Home

Dick Van Dyke performs "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" with the Vantastix and "Lets Go Fly a Kite"  with the DHS Show Choirs during the Welcome Home concert in his honor at Danville High School in Danville on Friday, June 24, 2016.

Dick Van Dyke in Danville

Dick Van Dyke arrived at Danville High School in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a replica of the car from the 1968 movie of the same name that he starred in. 

The Wall That Heals

The Wall That Heals was escorted from St. Joseph to Lake of the Woods near Mahomet by the Champaign County Sheriff's Department, Illinois State Police and the Patriot Guard. The wall's opening ceremony is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday followed by a candlelight vigil at 9 p.m. Saturday and closing ceremony at 3 p.m.

Richey on Roundball, June 22, 2016

How does 9-9 sound? College basketball beat writer Scott Richey gives his take on the Illini’s Big Ten schedule. NOTE: Our weekly chat goes live at 12:30 p.m. today — submit questions by clicking here

Mobile Home

Joel and Laura Furrer rode on the porch of their new house, to its new location in St. Joseph. The couple bought the house for $1 from the St. Joseph-Ogden Community High School District and moved it to a new lot on Third Street, one block east, and 1/2 a block south of its original location near the high school on Main Street.

Video: Where Am I? June 20, 2016

Here's a drive in the area in a 1986 Corvette. Your job? Figure out where the video was shot. Email your guess, and the town you live in, to

Cubbie Conversation: June 20, 2016

He's giddy about the Cardinals getting swept, the rookies coming up and his dad's rooting wisdom. J.J. Lockwood, our resident Cubs expert, checks in poolside to remind us that "everything's good" — still.

Getting Personal: Rob Kowalski

Champaign Assistant City Planner Rob Kowalski talks about riding his bike to work at the City Building in Champaign on Tuesday, June 14, 2016.

Softball POY Anna Watson explains how to steal a base

News-Gazette softball player of the year and IHSA career stolen base record-holder Anna Watson teaches the tricks of the trade.