For nearly 20 years, the Danville Rotary Club has turned one of the city’s busiest stretches into an eye-catching tribute to those who served.

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'Dad is older than Memorial Stadium,' said Jim Rector of Paul Rector, who is also the oldest living member of Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 149, based in Savoy.

Silgan Closures is March’s recipient of Champaign American Legion Post 24’s flag award, and not just because of how impressive Old Glory is displayed in front of the building on Farber Drive.

RANTOUL — The Tuskegee Airmen — the all-Black band of fighter pilots who distinguished themselves in World War II and had their beginnings at Chanute Air Force Base — will be recognized by the dedication of a boulevard in their honor Saturday.

Thanks to the Illinois National Guard’s video-shoutout program, Spc. Dakota Dowling was able to deliver a Christmas message to family and friends earlier this week.

Illinois National Guard Lt. Col. Jason Osberg flew in to Willard Airport late Thursday afternoon to be with his family, returning from a deployment to Afghanistan since May.

For the fourth consecutive year, talented high school musician Justine Kauffman helped in the playing of "Taps" during Tuscola’s annual Veterans Day tribute.

Worldwide pandemic notwithstanding, the widowers who have known each other since junior high mask up and get together once a week for lunch. Afterward, they head to Panera Bread on Kirby to solve the problems of the world over coffee.

Rantoul, former home of Chanute Air Force Base, is proud of its connection to the Tuskegee Airmen. Were it not for segregation, they might be known as the Chanute Airmen.