While it’s now legal in Champaign to build an extra, smaller home in your yard, it’s unlikely many are going to be built in the near future, a city official said.
Widely adored as both a friend and for the standout defense he provided the Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys’ soccer team, Colin Bane was just shy of completing his junior year at GCMS when he was killed in a car accident on May 18 in McLean County.
Eleven years ago, Ashley Woodard found herself gravitating toward teaching young children, even though she hadn’t studied it in college.
Dinner for a State Farm Center party of 65 is “to be served using china and silverware; paper and plastic are not allowed at dinnertime," states the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band's contract with the UI arena for May's concert.
Champaign, Ford and Douglas counties were at a high community transmission level for COVID-19 as of Friday.
Champaign County has 1,800 Democratic election judges and 380 Republican election judges in its database, and needs a balance at each polling place, officials say. Closing a polling place for lack of judges isn’t an option.
The parade lined up at East Side Park steps off at 11 a.m., heading through downtown and to West Side Park. The Boom Boom Boys, who started the tradition of fireworks in town from 1977-2017, will be grand marshals.
The newly formed Health Innovation Visioning Committee will create plan to make the University of Illinois an "epicenter" for technology-driven improvements in health and wellness.
Today is Friday, June 24, 2022. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:
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It’s time for another round of quick takes on the people, places and events that were being talked about in the news this week:
Lately these super hot summer days have brought back a lot of memories for me.
Every little bit helps. Or does it?