The four veterans honored at Thursday's Quilts of Valor ceremony were Jim Acheson of the Navy, Howard Rhodes of the Illinois National Guard, Ed Kobel of the Air Force and Bob Reifsteck of the Army.

There are a lot of unhappy people in Mailbag Land this week (everyone except Jeff Blue and his mound of salt). Tom Kacich, himself, is irked that he had to chase down another answer to 'When Is Golden Corral Coming To Champaign?' question.

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In our weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Debra Pressey chats with the Rev. Terrance Thomas, the new pastor at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Champaign.

The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for our entire listening area except for Ford and Iroquois counties.

Now in its eighth year, this weekend's Schweighart Shootout archery tournament will see more than 900 archers representing 31 teams converge on Jefferson Middle School and the Leonhard Center in Champaign, making it the biggest ever.

The special-education teacher at Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School always knew she wanted to go into a field where she helped people, but she quickly learned during college that she enjoyed helping struggling students learn.

The Census Bureau has a goal of recruiting 1,928 people in Champaign County to fill its hiring pool for the $20.50-an-hour jobs, and as of Wednesday, it was just 43 percent of the way there, said Jeanine Beasley, media coordinator for the regional office in Chicago.

Five years into its difference-making CU’s Got Talent fundraiser, Champaign West Rotary has found a home at the Virginia Theatre.