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.
Also coming to Champaign: Naf Middle Eastern Grill and Sakanaya.
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.
Have you ever wondered about the possibility of volunteering your time by serving as a member of a board for a nonprofit organization?
CHAMPAIGN — A rooftop fire at the Target store on North Prospect Avenue was put out in a matter of minutes Sunday night by Champaign firefighters.
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.
The Blessed Mess Sensory Play — a venture of Miranda Walker of Gifford and Karly Dalmagro of Champaign — is selling bins and kits with various themes for creative play times.
In this extremely divided political climate, it is rare to find common ground between the left and right sides of the aisle. However, Reps. Darin LaHood (R) and Brad Schneider (D) are two Illinois members of the powerful Ways and Means committee who have put aside partisan politics to introd…
Chicago-based Tricoci University of Beauty Culture is offering teachers, front-line essential workers and active and retired military personnel a break on its services at all 16 of its locations, including those in Urbana and Danville.
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.
Luxe Balloons & Backdrops by T. Nickole will be taking over the former Teavana store at the mall Feb. 11-14 to sell helium balloon bouquets to go.
WATSEKA — A company with stores in Danville, Gibson City and Watseka has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will be closing all its locations in the next couple months.
Andrea Hunt-Shelton has continuied her CU Petal Project throughout COVID-19, putting donations to work along with her own donated time by making/delivering floral bouquets to nursing home residents, hospital patients and others who may be cheered by flowers.
MONTICELLO — The prospective new owner of a longtime Monticello auto/truck dealership said he plans to retain all employees and the current locations of the business.
The I Hotel opened its expanded conference center in September and was hosting some socially-distanced groups. But with the Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions in place, that’s gone dry as it’s now not allowed to host groups.