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Church couples celebrate wedded bliss

1,216 years: Combined that’s how long 24 couples from Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in St. Joseph have been married. They celebrated Wednesday at Silvercreek in Urbana , offering encouragement to younger members of the congregation and community in the process. “You can do it too,” LeRette said. 

VIDEO: Fire in Georgetown

Footage provided by Kerry Lenhart shows flames engulfing the old grain elevator Wednesday morning on Georgetown's west side.  

MJs Minute: Mark Jones and Tim Singer

The Fourth of July Fireworks show in Arthur has been considered the standard for holiday displays in the area. Arthur Fireworks committee commissioner Mark Jones and committee chairman Tim Singer stopped by The News-Gazette on Monday to chat with Marcus Jackson about the history and what to expect this year.

Cubbie Conversation, June 26, 2017

Our expert, J.J. Lockwood, is celebrating another division title for the Cubs — with friends at a concert sporting a mullett. What? They're not even in first place? No worries, J.J. says. 'Everything is gonna be fine.'

Those Who Served: Mike Lueth

Navy Corpsman Mike Lueth talks about his time in Viet Nam. At his home in Philo on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Champaign's Katie Flynn Sings

Katie Flynn sings "Send in the Clowns", a song written by Stephen Sondheim for the 1973 musical A Little Night Music. At her home in Champaign on Tuesday, June 20, 2-17.

Wired In: Jonathan Balthazar

Jonathan Balthazar talks about his business, Net-A-Home, providing health care for developing countries. In Champaign on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

'A place of joy'

The dedication of Emord Memorial Park takes place during Saturday's Gifford Celebration.

Lift for Life a success again

Illinois football held its annual Lift for Life charity fundraiser Friday morning at Memorial Stadium and raised more than $30,000. Hear from event organizer and Illini offensive lineman Nick Allegretti and quarterback Chayce Crouch, a member of the winning team.

Friday on the Farm, June 23, 2017

Each Friday, business and agriculture writer Ben Zigterman puts the camera on an area farmer. Next up: Steve Hettinger, who farms near Philo.