Is adopt-a-drain still a thing in Champaign?
Ja Nelle Pleasure’s latest exhibit of recycled art is on display at Randolph Street Community Gardens as part of 40 North’s program, which involves 10 pieces being installed across Champaign-Urbana.
In June, I welcomed new gardeners and offered suggestions of some flowering native perennials for adding to your gardens.
Demolition is scheduled for Sept. 15-16
So many of you have found peace, restoration and strength this year by visiting a Champaign County forest preserve and feeling the wind, hearing birdsong and enjoying all the benefits of nature.
Savoy residents who weighed in on the village’s recreation center Wednesday were clear: Keep the center in the hands of the village and work to make it fiscally sound.
The Champaign Park District has begun sending out newly-hired “park ambassadors” to Hessel and West Side parks and some others as needed to disperse crowds exceeding public health guidelines.
The last time the leaders of the Champaign County Forest Preserve District asked for a property-tax increase was in 2008, just as the housing bubble was bursting and an international banking crisis was underway.
Stephens Family YMCA taking a look: 'We’ll look at everything that might give us the opportunity to expand our reach, our youth and senior programming.'
On Nov. 9, 2019, the Champaign County History Museum had a grand opening of our newest exhibit, “The Harris Mansion Heist: From Opulence to Depression.”
13-year-old Reis Claybrooke’s first career ace happened at the Lake of the Woods Par 3 Course in Mahomet. 'I heard it hit a tree, and I didn’t think too much of it. I didn’t watch it drop.'
Nearly 9,000 visits were made to Busey Woods — adjacent to the Anita Purves Nature Center in Urbana — last month alone. After three months of staying home, it makes sense that so many people are turning to nature in their free time.
If you look at the Museum of the Grand Prairie’s Facebook page, you will see a masked Abraham Lincoln waving hello and saying, “We’re ready to go, but slowly.”
MAHOMET — The Champaign County Forest Preserve District has purchased about 93 wooded acres along the Sangamon River that were once part of the 200-acre Hidden River mansion development.
“Please wear dark clothes if you can, bring a candle, and some small token to leave in Crystal Lake Park for the spirits of these brave and faithful animals,” organizer Susan Parenti said in an email.
The Champaign native and accomplished bassist has done all he can to reflect the outdoor nature of Allerton for the pre-recorded concert, which will be broadcast from 7 to 9 p.m. on WILL FM and streamed online.
Already reopened for limited activities, the Stephens Family YMCA in Champaign plans to fully reopen, with modifications on July 6, according to CEO Jeff Scott.
Perry Morris, an emeritus board member who has been involved with the Orpheum since the campaign to save it began in 1989, said while the closure 'is especially disappointing,' he is 'very optimistic that the theater can once again have a new life.'