The Mailbag staff hit the road this week — Champaign, Urbana, Savoy, Danville, Rantoul, Champaign County — with questions about everything from the origin of the name Shake Rag Road to a former movie theater building in Champaign to beer sales this fall at Memorial Stadium.

News about school district property in north Champaign, a Culver’s under construction in Urbana, an antique gate at Champaign’s McKinley Field, possible changes to Florida Avenue in Urbana, a new bank building in Champaign and the restoration of Lorado Taft’s Black Hawk statue in Oregon, Ill.

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the wealth manager at Busey Bank, host of WDWS 1400-AM's 'Busey Money Talk' and Crisis Nursery board member.

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The Mailbag staff hit the road this week — Champaign, Urbana, Savoy, Danville, Rantoul, Champaign County — with questions about everything from the origin of the name Shake Rag Road to a former movie theater building in Champaign to beer sales this fall at Memorial Stadium.

News about school district property in north Champaign, a Culver’s under construction in Urbana, an antique gate at Champaign’s McKinley Field, possible changes to Florida Avenue in Urbana, a new bank building in Champaign and the restoration of Lorado Taft’s Black Hawk statue in Oregon, Ill.

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the wealth manager at Busey Bank, host of WDWS 1400-AM's 'Busey Money Talk' and Crisis Nursery board member.

Owner Janet Bubin is planning to move the cocktail lounge and sushi bar from the One Main complex near Neil and Main streets, where it's been since 2005, to 30 E. Main St., C, which she bought for $2.73 million in December after PNC announced its move to Midtown Plaza.

Carol Vorel's latest 'Cold Cases' project is a change of direction for the longtime reporter, whose previous six efforts dealt with unsolved murders. This one focuses on two robberies in 2016 at an Urbana bank.

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 35-year-old Champaign resident and senior vice president at Busey Bank who recently took top honors at the 2018 edition of 'Dancing With the CU Stars.'

If your credit card or its number is used by an unauthorized user, do you have to eat the debt owed to the card issuer? What about debit or ATM cards? Is one better than the other? What the heck is the difference between them anyway?

The holding company for Busey Bank plans to buy Banc Ed Corp, the holding company for The Bank of Edwardsville, for about $304.9 million, putting it closer to $10 billion in assets — a threshold where various regulations kick in.

Unlike the towns' high school football teams, employees at sister banks in Arcola and Tuscola get along just fine. Still, president and CEO Dale Boyer has to be careful when picking out his wardrobe.

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 58-year-old CEO of Cozad Asset Management who has been instrumental in promoting startups in the area.