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For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the new assistant superintendent of human resources for the Urbana school district who previously worked in leadership roles across Wright Street in Unit 4.

After spending time with my mom in Wichita, Kan., last month, I drove 300 miles to my northwestern Kansas birthplace to take care of some personal business, including visiting the graves of relatives at the Hoxie, Kan., cemetery. On the hot afternoon I drove into Hoxie, where I spent my firs…

The mission of the Champaign County History Museum is to discover, collect, preserve, exhibit, study and interpret objects relating to the history of Champaign County and to provide educational programs about the county’s heritage and the museum’s collections.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

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A UI vet med student who noticed something odd on her betta fish, Francisco, took him to the college’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital to see Dr. Krista Keller, a veterinarian who is a board-certified specialist in zoological medicine.

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the 44-year-old cultural and linguistic competence coordinator at the Champaign County Mental Health and Developmental boards.

Here come the elephants! I left Birdland this morning in the capable hands of Michael. My husband will watch out for all the critters, collecting eggs, feeding our feline, canine and avian friends.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

The Champaign County Museums Network is excited to announce the start of this weekly column, "Inside Out," which will highlight the stories and accomplishments of museums, archives and similar institutions in our community.

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