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Balloon announcement

Balloons Over Vermilion event co-chairman Pat O’Shaughnessy breaks the good news to fourth-graders on Friday at Judith Giacoma Elementary School in Westville.

The Locker Room With ... Prairie Central Wrestling

This week's edition of The Locker Room brings on members of the Prairie Central wrestling team, including recent state champions Drew and Brandon Hoselton.

Underwood: 'We're gaining ground'

Illinois coach Brad Underwood highlights the good and the bad in his team's final home game of the season and loss to No. 9 Purdue.

Frazier: 'We've had a lot of fight in us'

Illinois guard Trent Frazier discusses Thursday night's loss to Purdue, playing alongside Te'Jon Lucas and the challenge the Boilermakers' Carsen Edwards presented. Then fellow freshman guard Da'Monte Williams breaks down his game and the Illini's better ball security.

Office Hours with Aldo: Nadya Mason

Staff writer Aldo Toledo's series looking at the offices of University of Illinois professors continues with the physics department's Nadya Mason, director of the new Materials Research Science and Engineering Center. She works out of the bowels of the Sietz Materials Research Lab, situated just east of Goodwin Avenue between the Engineering Science Building and Loomis Lab in Urbana.

Music on Main: Singer-songwriter duo Mid-October

Was it October 14th or 15th? Jon Parrish and Therese Brown can't remember. But that's when their relationship, both romantic and musical, first found its feet. 

The duo, which call themselves Mid-October, performed their original song, "Forever Ours," in the lobby of the News-Gazette's downtown office.

North Fork overflows its banks near Bismarck

The North Fork River was flowing well beyond its banks on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 21, 2018, covering a long stretch of County Road 2650 N near Bismarck.

Game of the Week: Normal West at Champaign Central boys' basketball

Champaign Central had a chance to claim a share of the Big 12 title on Tuesday, but despite fighting back from an early deficit, they fell 76-64 to Normal West.

Illini target, Normal West C Okoro dominates down low, talks recruitment

Illinois target Francis Okoro scored 21 points and made a huge impact defensively in Normal West's win over Champaign Central on Tuesday. Check out Okoro's highlights and hear him talk about his recruitment here.

VIDEO: Class 1A Pontiac Super-Sectional Girls' Basketball Highlights

Highlights from the Class 1A Pontiac Super-Sectional girls' basketball game, in which Schlarman defeated Annawan 43-36 to advance to its first-ever state semifinals.