The city is proposing a Veterans Park on land it owns on the north end of town near the I-72 interchange.
'I especially recall her recommendations to plant wildflowers and milkweed on the former base landfills to help maintain honeybee and butterfly populations,' Carroll said.
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.
URBANA — Frasca International Inc. has been named as a subcontractor for a U.S. Navy training contract.
On our panel: Sheryl Sandberg, Misty Copeland, Sheila Johnson, Samantha Power and the first women to achieve four-star military rank, serve as president of the National Academy of Sciences, lead NASA's Orion program and head up Northrop Grumman.
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.
More than 75 years after Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal took the iconic photograph of the second flag raising on Mount Suribachi during the World War II Battle for Iwo Jima on Feb. 23, 1945, an effort was begun to have a ship named after him.
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.
DANVILLE — As Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System moves into 2021, it is ramping up administering COVID-19 vaccines, continuing construction on additional community living centers and an in-patient mental health care building, and looking back on a difficult year.
URBANA — At 98 years old, Jim Kelly can tell stories that most people can’t. Memories simply haven’t faded over a near century of existence like they do with many near-centegenarians.
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.
ARCOLA — Harold Huffman liked to tell stories. But it wasn’t until later in life that he would open up about the perils he experienced as a crew member of a B-17 Flying Fortress in World War II.
Before the iconic Iwo Jima statue was built, a smaller, earlier version of the well-known pose was on display in Washington, D.C. — and Monticello Marine James Leslie “Les” Gadbury was in the middle of its making.
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.