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Editor Jeff D’Alessio’s weekly chat with a local boss about leadership, management style and more. This week: The president of Midwest Engineering and Testing Inc., a major player with a big reach in concrete testing and engineering.
This week: The opening of Sushi Siam in Champaign; the winners of WeddingWire’s 2020 Couples’ Choice Awards; nominations being sought by DACC's Small Business Development Center; an Urbana psychologist's new online program; and the grand opening of the CBD Store.
2019 was one of the busiest construction years in the history of the city of Champaign.
These applications for assumed business names were filed with the Champaign County clerk’s office:
Carle, Illini football uniforms, congestion on Green Street, Trader Joe’s, streetcars crossing the UI Quad, sidewalks (or lack of them), a vacant day care in Urbana, a vacant gas station along Monticello Road, a difficult MTD bus stop, the configuration of the newly rebuilt South Prospect Avenue and Biggby Coffee.
Sunnyside in Champaign closed Wednesday and today to both recreational and medical customers due to extremely low inventory, the company said, while NuMed Urbana, has had to temporarily stop selling to recreational-marijuana customers.
Attendees learned at Tuesday's event that the state of Illinois has earmarked half a million dollars in capital appropriations for the new $20 million artificial-turf facility that will be built in west Rantoul.
Editor Jeff D’Alessio’s weekly chat with a local boss about leadership, management style and more. This week: The dean of the University of Illinois Gies College of Business.
In this week's edition: A new restaurant — Bluefish on the Green — at Railside Golf Club in Gibson City; Jazzercise Champaign at the Savoy Recreation Center; and Champaign-based PhotoniCare's TOMi Scope.
R. Rox Anderson is being recognized for his invention of laser dermatology, which is used to remove birthmarks, scars and other skin lesions, according to the hall of fame.
Ahead of Anthony Zilis’ Sunday story about what comes next for Champaign’s bid for the IHSA boys’ basketball state tournament, hear from Craig Anderson, the agency's executive director.
The environment and land use committee voted Thursday to pass along two different zoning-amendment options to the zoning board of appeals for a public hearing, without recommending either of them.
William C. Jackson, who holds two UI degrees in mechanical engineering and is the former administrator of a division of Johnson Controls, which makes building-safety products, began working Monday. UI Trustees will formally vote on his $414,000-a-year appointment Jan. 16.
URBANA — While a long line remained outside a Champaign dispensary a week after legalized weed sales began, county officials planned to make another attempt at regulating marijuana businesses that might want to set up shop in unincorporated areas.
Going forward, spokesman Jason Erkes said: 'We are evaluating several options for future parking needs, including a pedestrian crosswalk across (U.S.) 45, offsite parking with a shuttle service to our dispensary, as well as encouraging customers to use a ride-share service.'
'I've had more people in here just this morning than I have had on busy days in June, people trying to use up gift cards and wanting refunds,' said Max Harmon, an assistant golf pro.
URBANA — Urbana-based Frasca International Inc. has received an order for a helicopter training device from the country’s largest air medical-transport service.
On Friday, crews pulled down the old marquee above the doors at 51 Main St., C, including the faded sign for the Illini Theater, an adult movie house that operated in the building for 35 years before it was turned into a bar/nightclub.
At least 1,000 people were served at the two dispensaries in the area on the first day of sales, and customers continued to arrive by the hundreds on Day 2.
The service will be offered free this year on a first-come, first-served basis from 7 p.m. New Year’s Eve to 3 a.m. New Year’s Day to anyone in Champaign, Urbana and Savoy. Outside those city limits, it's $4.25 a mile.