Justin Taylor says the larger version of his former restaurant and bar, JT Walker’s Restaurant and Brewery, in downtown Mahomet, will remain closed for good. But the name lives on at his brewery and taproom across the street, where he’s working on plans to open a smaller version of the resta…
'The last thing we wanted to do with a new bar was to pack the place during a pandemic.'
“I hate shopping. After about 10 minutes in a store, I can feel myself breaking out in hives. Usually, my spouse shops for me and only occasionally forces me to go to places like the farmer’s market, which is acceptable shopping.”
In the news is a new law by the Illinois legislature allowing for pre-judgment interest in personal injury lawsuits.
Leading the way: A cheery tale about a unique method of advertising a pest control business in Douglas County.
OSF HealthCare plans to raise its minimum wage for the third time in six year starting in September, the Peoria-based Catholic health system announced Friday.
One father-sons-grandson combination will be the Kuhns family. Ninety-five-year-old Jerry Kuhns, who still works a delivery job five days a week, his sons Willis and Ervin, and Willis’ son J.D. will be participating.
An auditor and partner at CliftonLarsonAllen, Champaign, Hope Wheeler is being presented with the Athena Award today by the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce.
SPRINGFIELD — Jaton Shaffer, 18, of Farmer City was announced as state Future Farmers of America vice president at last week’s state convention in Springfield.
'My wife, Laura, and I both grew up on farms. I would say we have both been farming since we were old enough to play in dirt,' said B.J. DeAth, who farms near Indianola in Vermilion County.
Today, we continue a summer-long series on area businesses that have survived the toll-taking pandemic. Next up: The Ribeye in Champaign.
"I rarely convey any negative emotion, such as anger or worry, to my staff. It does not help them. But a word of encouragement can go a long way."
It was the latest tax sale of the hospital building, constructed in 1956 and located at 100 E. Nightingale Court, just off South Century Boulevard. The Air Force base closed in 1993.
A 36-row planter, which spans 90 feet, is not uncommon these days. Doug Schroeder said he timed how long it would take to plant an 80-acre field. From start to finish: two hours. That would be unheard of just a few years ago.
Epivara, a start-up venture at the University of Illinois Research Park, has been awarded a $250,000 National Science Foundation grant to continue research and development for its first product.
"Sometimes, leading by example means being 'one of the guys,' but there are important times when one needs to take executive action as 'the boss,' even if this action is distasteful or difficult."
As Illinois gets ready to lift all coronavirus-related restrictions — beginning Friday, per the governor’s orders — we took a look at a handful of events making their triumphant return.
The U.S. livestock industry continues to meet growing demand for its products around the world while reducing its carbon footprint.
Early closings at some restaurants, Panda Express reopening, Crane Alley reopens, dogs sitting on motorists' laps, library landscaping, Garwood Home history, the cost of the Champaign high schools' graduation ceremony stage and school bus drivers.
A new state law temporarily allowing bars and restaurants to offer a free drink to a customer showing proof of COVID-19 vaccination is getting mixed reactions from business owners.