The three-degree UI grad talks about Professor Lee Sentman's impact, his two Golden Retrievers, lessons learned while working at McDonald's at much more.
While the hotels in Rantoul are expected to benefit, they won’t be able to handle all the visitors expected. Hotels in Champaign-Urbana could see a nice boost in bookings.
Also coming to Champaign: Naf Middle Eastern Grill and Sakanaya.
The Bloomington Road bridge over I-57 and the Mattis Avenue bridges over I-74 and I-57 are being rebuilt and lengthened to make room for longer ramps onto what will be a new interchange.
Legislation was originally born in the Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871.
Shipping containers and pools in Urbana; hiking trails in Champaign County; county board members who fear for their safety; and plenty of hotel talk, including what became of the McClurg in Urbana.
'We’re going to be right down to the wire as far as preparing. We’re going to be functionally ready for our first tournament,' said Rantoul Family Sports Complex Director of Operations Ryan Reid.
Regardless of whether a park name sponsor can be found, the village of Rantoul is already realizing advertising income from the new park. Advertising rights to all but one of the 10 scoreboards at the sports complex have been sold.
Nutrien, a publicly-traded Canadian fertilizer and agricultural sales company, has approached Champaign County officials about developing an agronomic research facility on 300 acres east of University of Illinois Willard Airport.
Eighteen years ago, Jesus Garza started 3 Js Transmission in a two-bay garage with $500 in his pocket. It has since expanded and moved to East Main Street and is a thriving business.
What does a farmer do in his/her spare time? How about go to a tractor pull. That’s the story with Scott Ziegler; his wife, Sarah; their three children; and Scott’s father, Bill.
If you could use a little more kindness in your life, Dorinda and Mike Prince have made that the theme of their brand new Arcola shop: D&M Fueling Station.
Sharing their do's and don't of interviewing for a job: the heads of Trader Joe's, Princeton University, Deloitte Global, Wendy's, Simon & Schuster, the Smithsonian Institution, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the St. Louis Cardinals, Hearst Newspapers, the Dallas Mavericks and more.
The 1971 Wisconsin grad talks about an encounter with a Nobel Prize winner, working for a Chicago butcher, his Uncle Irvine and much more in the 70th installment of our weekly chat with a local leader.
The Sidney Slab from Illinois 130 on the west and the village on the east will be getting a new asphalt overlay, rumble strips, wider shoulders and reshaped ditches.
As Jim Dey discussed in Wednesday’s News-Gazette, a fan in the stands at Wrigley Field was severely injured when struck by a foul ball during a 2018 game.
This week's bag is almost as big as the waiting list for a COVID shot. Questions about the oldest inn in Champaign-Urbana, new owners for several local mobile home parks, a frightening murder case 41 years ago, Dr. Robert Parker, interstate lane markings, the Silver Bullet, popcorn at concession stands, care for COVID long-haulers and a couple voting-related issues.
MONTICELLO — Monticello High School agriculture teacher Elizabeth Rost would eventually like to see her students tending to cattle as part of their animal-science class, but that is a ways off.
RANTOUL — A former motel at the west entrance to Rantoul will be demolished to make way for commercial development near the site of the soon-to-open Rantoul Family Sports Complex.
CHAMPAIGN — A rooftop fire at the Target store on North Prospect Avenue was put out in a matter of minutes Sunday night by Champaign firefighters.
'Mutual respect is paramount. Valuing the opinion of one’s coworkers is critical to workplace harmony and productivity.'