The weather is colder and the days are shorter, but there are still plenty of opportunities to get some outdoor exercise. And it’s likely it will make you feel better about winter to get outside and get moving.

Community Blood Services of Illinois collected 51 usable units from the event sponsored by the high school and Douglas County Rotaract. That was 11 more than the original goal and 16 more than the year before.

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A mysterious billboard, an irregular railroad crossing, marijuana use in parks, how a Willard Airport runway will be open for a fun run next May, whether the Illini Foresters will sell Christmas trees this year, the comparative costs of Central High School construction plans, and much more.

Five years after it opened, the $98 million Electrical and Computer Engineering Building at the University of Illinois has been awarded “platinum” certification under the LEED environmental rating system.

Take it from the former Holy Cross Crusader and Champaign Central Maroon: The perks of being a ’70s and ’80s townie turned ’90s UI student were many.

Dr. Danielle Marturello, a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery, brought the innovative I-Loc system for fracture repair with her when she recently joined the UI College of Veterinary Medicine faculty.

A look back at some of the highs and lows of a six-day veto session that brought good news for overworked pharmacists (no more 12-hour shifts) and not-so-good news for rules-breaking politicians (an ethics commission is on the way):

In the case of Jade Green and her fractious relationship with her parents, Jack and Angela Howser, '... to say they had a falling out would be an understatement,' writes federal appeals court Justice Amy Coney Barrett.

We chat with Mitch Wilson, vice president of mortgage lending at Hickory Point Bank and a member of Central Illinois Business Magazine’s 2019 Forty Under 40 roster, about words to live by, walking beans in Thomasboro and more.

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the manager of the UI's Indoor Climate Research and Training program, which does weatherization training and studies energy efficiency and indoor air quality.

Black Friday and its sibling Cyber Monday barrel toward us like an early-season snowstorm. Every year I urge caution before lining up at the big box store in the middle of the night or by the dawn’s early light. Similarly, be very careful about rapidly clicking on what appears to be a great …

For nearly three decades, the Giertz Education Center at Krannert Art Museum was a lending library of art resources for classroom teachers across the state. Established in partnership with the Junior League of Champaign-Urbana, the center was named for and supported by Fred and Donna Giertz.

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 manager of the UI's Indoor Climate Research and Traini…

Kept in the dark and covered with manure, our mushroom legislators cast important votes without adequate deliberation.