As bad as they were when Gov. J.B. Pritzker was asked about them a few weeks ago during a speech at the Economic Club of Chicago, they are even worse now.
Trustees continued to express concerns with it, from banking regulations to impaired driving.
County Zoning Administrator John Hall said there's no immediate rush to take action on marijuana business restrictions before recreational marijuana becomes legal in the state Jan. 1.
The News-Gazette was ring-side for Wednesday’s pro wrestling at State Farm Center.
Visit Champaign County is organizing the bid, which is due Jan. 10. Peoria is also planning to bid for the event it’s hosted since 1996.
Because the city wasn’t able to renew last year’s contract, the price nearly doubled, increasing from $55 a ton to $102, according to Vince Gustafson, deputy director of operations in the public works department.
The 32,500-square-feet expansion, called the Illinois Conference Center, is scheduled to open in September 2020. It will feature a 12,500-square-foot exhibit hall and will be connected to the southeast corner of the existing 38,000-square-foot conference center.
Now that Illinois fields have been cleared of crops, there’s plenty of room for livestock to wander off their range to nibble on grain debris splattered from the combines.
This week’s stop in our video series on local businesses with stories to tell: A Champaign tavern given a holiday feel thanks to a creative Champaign Central grad.
The city of Champaign has issued a building permit to Costco Wholesale Corp. for a $23.4 million new building planned for the site of the former Bergner’s store at Market Place Mall.
For a fourth year in a row, Wingstop restaurants in Champaign and Springfield will serve free meals to anybody who walks in the doors on Thanksgiving.
Despite gas prices falling since they reached $2.99 a gallon in July, the prices this Thanksgiving weekend are projected to be the highest for the holiday weekend since 2014.
For the past three years, coach and teacher Jamal Maatuka has been working on a plan for his sports marketing and business foundations classes at Central High School.
By now, everyone knows Rule No. 1 of the Thanksgiving dinner table: He who broaches the subject of politics gets a pumpkin pie to the face. As for Thursday’s meal itself, we reached out to cable cooking show celebrities and other first-rate foodies and asked for a few words of wisdom.
There was much celebration in Springfield two weeks ago after legislators passed a pension consolidation bill that its backers say will help put downstate fire and police municipal pensions on a firmer financial footing.
It's unclear what most members of an audience at the Economic Club of Chicago thought about the governor's commentary. But one — Forbes magazine columnist Elizabeth Bauer — was underwhelmed.