The event — which began Friday and ends at 11 a.m. Sunday at Camp Drake in Fairmount — features Scouts pulling a homemade sled full of gear from station to station, each presenting a different challenge.
On tap: A Feb. 15 gathering to celebrate the birthday of Lincoln.
Tonight, city council members will vote on a $119,475 engineering contract with Clark Dietz to design the first phase of the Neil Street Plaza.
I pulled out today’s bread from the Dutch oven while Michael prepped his lunch for work. I showed it to him, and he laughed. “A smiley face.”
In 1970, 20 million people celebrated in streets across America, gathering for a nationwide day of environmental education and activism — the first Earth Day.
'I've had more people in here just this morning than I have had on busy days in June, people trying to use up gift cards and wanting refunds,' said Max Harmon, an assistant golf pro.
CHAMPAIGN — Tickets are on sale for “Ties & Tennies,” a fun-filled night at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign to raise money for the Champaign Park District Jimmy John’s Youth Scholarship Program.
When anonymous donors bought the naming rights to the second-floor education wing of the Martens Center, a new facility coming to Champaign's north side, they didn't have a particular honoree in mind. Champaign Park District development director Laura Auteberry did.
Sprouts Art and Nature School, the brainchild of sisters Caity Peterson and Ellen Saathoff, will open in January in a remodeled 1924 house on a tree-filled lot at 1403 W. Springfield Ave., C. An open house is scheduled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
In less than three weeks, the students went from a scratch drawing to finished product, just in time for Friday's Holiday Showcase Opening Night.
Allan Mackiewicz, who lost his battle with cancer Sunday, 'was always looking out for somebody's best interest or trying to guide somebody and was always wanting to help in some way, shape or form.'
We said bye-bye to Burnham Mansion, the late Great Impasta and those funky eclipse glasses, and welcome to the 44th president, the Pride Parade and a Pesotum farm-playing Luke Bryan. As the clock winds down on the 2010s — and the countdown continues to a new Costco in Champaign, a casino in Danville and A/C at last throughout Central High School
A group of second-graders looks up as I point to a bird constantly flitting back and forth above our heads along the trail. The students have come to Homer Lake for a field trip to learn about what animals do in winter.
In this week's edition: A profile of Alex 'Always Outdoors' Lourash, natural areas manager at Allerton Park; an update on archery turkey hunting numbers; and a Grand Prairie Friends tree-planting event near Charleston.
We couldn’t have asked for a nicer day for a little trip. Last week, Michael said, “Mary, we don’t have time to take a vacation.” But my logic won my husband over: “We get an extra hour back for daylight-saving time.” Besides, Indianapolis is only a short jaunt, and we were headed for the zo…
Over the years, I’ve never written specifically about any overarching purpose for Environmental Almanac, trusting that I’ll either accomplish my aims or not whether I talk about them or not.
Mark David said his goal is to 'share travels and experiences through his pictures, hoping that others will develop the same appreciation and respect I have for the pure beauty of our planet.'
CATLIN — The Catlin Parade of Lights Committee is inviting organizations to participate in the community’s fourth annual parade. This year’s theme is “Christmas Vacation.”
A GoFundMe campaign to cover care for the puppy pulled out of Champaign's Kaufman Lake on Saturday surpassed its $5,000 goal in less than three days. The dog's rescuer, Bryant Fritz, said there will likely be additional medical care that those funds can help with.
In this week's edition: The Prairie Rivers Network's 2019 River Steward; a report on this fall's shotgun turkey season; archery deer and fall turkey permits; and spring turkey applications.
The work, which will add a spa and eight guest suites, comes after a $5 million renovation to the clubhouse five years ago and $2 million in general capital improvements over the last two years.
It will debut May 30 and feature an afternoon of recreational and athletic activities scattered throughout the village as well as an evening party at Willard Airport featuring a 5K run on a lighted runway.