Businesses can still require their customers to wear masks if they want, public health officials said after the CDC's announcement Thursday that vaccinated people can now ditch their masks and social distancing.
'We have pretty much heard every day from an employer that they’re struggling to fill positions,' said Laura Weis, president of the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce.
II-VI, which bought Champaign-based EpiWorks in 2016, will receive the funds as part of Apple’s Advanced Manufacturing Fund.
CHAMPAIGN —Two Circle K gas stations in Champaign are closing.
"It certainly could threaten our ability to open," City Administrator Drew Hoel said. "Right now, we do not have enough applicants to open the pool."
The association's chair blamed the pandemic, which canceled many of the UBA’s revenue generators, and a reduction in city funding.
Three weeks ago, Dan Church, one of the owners, donated a kidney to one of the other owners, his father-in-law, Greg Bugbee, and both are now doing fine
Despite this week’s snowy, chilly weather, spring has sprung and things are growing. And we’re not just talking, flowers, grass and butterflies.
Kyle Robeson, who passed away Saturday at age 91, was larger than life in his personality, generosity, vision and devotion to his native Champaign County, say those who knew him.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
The pandemic delayed expected sports tourism growth this year resulting from construction of the complex, including new hotels, restaurants and retail outlets. It will likely push building of those facilities back about a year.
'Someone carrying a COVID-19 vaccination card not counting against our capacity, I don’t know how the heck we’re going to do that or how (authorities) are going to enforce it, either'
How Kathy Rhoads spent part of her St. Patrick’s Day was riding in a parade of vehicles past assisted-living communities to try and spread some cheer to seniors.