'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.
C-U at Home, a Champaign agency that serves the homeless, said it is pausing several services due to a staff shortage.
Did you have good intentions to do something with those photos marking special moments in your life, but never got around to it?
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
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.
Maple Point Supportive Living in Monticello has a new director — Tori Tinsley, who grew up in the Champaign area and graduated from Centennial in 1998.
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.
Sharing their do's and don't of interviewing for a job: the heads of Trader Joe's, Princeton University, Deloitte Global, Wendy's, Simon & Schuster, the Smithsonian Institution, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the St. Louis Cardinals, Hearst Newspapers, the Dallas Mavericks and more.
The salon, while sanitary before, will continue to use the cleaning methods it has adopted during the pandemic. Also, face masks will be around for a while.
'To have somebody who grew up in Champaign-Urbana and knows the history of the community and knows how the communities have evolved — I think that’s huge.'
The NCAA announced that the arenas would be allowed to be filled up to 25 percent capacity, which includes all players, coaches, essential staff and family members.
Regina Johnson has been baking cakes for years, but once she needed to start a gluten-free diet for health reasons, she decided to begin perfecting her cakes and other baked goods in all gluten-free versions.
Champaign and Urbana distributed more than $700,000 in federally-funded COVID-19 relief grants through the Coronavirus Urgent Remediation Emergency program created by the state.
CHAMPAIGN — When Gov. J.B. Pritzker visited Champaign in October to announce a grant opportunity for two manufacturing training academies, local officials knew they had some work to do.
The bill would make it a civil rights violation for an employer to use aconviction record as a basis to refuse to hire or terminate employment, unless there is a “substantial relationship” between the offenses and the job the individual seeks.