Morrie Mendenhall is still in his first year as Market Place Mall’s general manager, but he’s absolutely no stranger to retail.
Canceled: 10-year lease, $1.5 million in remodeling for the former Save-A-Lot space
Co-owner Tom Grassman, also a local musician, is remaining in the music business, but as for the bar and grill at 1309 E. Washington St., he said, he’s “moving on.”
CHAMPAIGN — Memorial Stadium once again opened its gates — and surrounding lots — to high school football fans on Friday afternoon.
Bunny’s, Pia’s, Blind Pig, and Bentley's will have their doors open
Nearly all of the paving work — parking lots and sidewalks — was completed Wednesday, in 20-degree weather, no less. All of the trees have been delivered and planted
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois voters appear to have approved a state constitutional amendment guaranteeing workers the right to organize and engage in collective bargaining.
Jayne DeLuce, president and CEO of Visit Champaign County, said the county’s hotel tax revenue for the fiscal year that ended in June surpassed prepandemic levels, and the sports complex is a major reason.
Champaign-Urbana Public Health District employees, who recently declared plans to organize a union, started off July 1 with an across-the-board 4-percent raise, according to information obtained by The News-Gazette.
The plan: Finance a small cohort from the Housing Authority of Champaign County’s job training program YouthBuild to become state-certified exterminators by year’s end.
All-electric trucks in town, how Orchard Downs helped lure Dick Butkus, dying trees, interstate signs, the highest point in Champaign County, converting old video tapes to digital, Milkman Danny Clark, the county's longest-lived person and much, much more.
A local workforce development service wants to help you advance your career — and it’s taking its services on the road in five counties starting next month.
SPRINGFIELD — As voters in Illinois prepare to decide on a state constitutional amendment that would guarantee workers the right to organize, a new study shows union membership in the state grew last year for the first time in four years.
SPRINGFIELD — The state on Tuesday announced the award of the first electric-vehicle-manufacturing-targeted tax incentives made possible by a law signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker last year.
Road construction on Lincoln Avenue, a really big tree north of Urbana, plans to improve the fan experience at Memorial Stadium, an unresponsive dental office, Danville Gardens, plasma centers and a tip of the (cowboy) hat to an Illini difference-maker.
If ratified, the proposed contract would add universal $1.25 hourly raises for UI service workers in years and one and two; a 7 to 8 percent pay increase for most members, the union said.