Spring is annual report season at the Spurlock Museum. One of the important duties involved in report preparation is ensuring that all of our databases are up to date … and we have a lot of databases.
Shut down since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Champaign County History Museum at 102 E. University Ave., C, will reopen on Saturday.
Charles Burton: 'This is my home, and to be able to serve and impact the futures of youth here in our community is just a dream come true.'
Urbana Public Television is being honored once again — this time with two awards at the ninth annual Best of the Midwest Media Fest and Awards Show recognizing best community access TV programs in the Midwest.
"It certainly could threaten our ability to open," City Administrator Drew Hoel said. "Right now, we do not have enough applicants to open the pool."
I think we are very realistic about a timeline,” Mahomet Mayor Sean Widener said on the addition of recreation facilities. 'I think what we’re saying is, ‘This is the next step. Please be patient.’ We’re looking at a pretty significant (cost). It will take a sizeable funding stream for that, maybe a bonding referendum to build that.'
Mayor Diane Marlin announced Friday that an anonymous donor has given the city $98,650 to plant more trees, enough to pay 200 new trees over three years.
The Edison bands will perform their first concert in over a year on Saturday at 2 p.m. with their annual "Day in the Park."
'The nice thing was this was the first and only tournament this season where we were able to go and shoot with another team with spectators,' said Heather Miller, who coaches Centennial with her husband, Ryan.
Did you know in 1916, there were over 250,000 miles of railroads in the United States? The University of Illinois has had a long history of railroad-related research.
Kyle Robeson, who passed away Saturday at age 91, was larger than life in his personality, generosity, vision and devotion to his native Champaign County, say those who knew him.
To help spruce up Danville ahead of next week’s invasion of basketball teams and their fans, the folks at Keep Vermilion County Beautiful could use the help on Saturday morning.
Regardless of whether a park name sponsor can be found, the village of Rantoul is already realizing advertising income from the new park. Advertising rights to all but one of the 10 scoreboards at the sports complex have been sold.
MAHOMET — The Champaign County Forest Preserve District remains $45,212 short of its matching portion ($76,200) of a state grant that has led to development of an accessibility project at an area that at one time was the most heavily used part of Lake of the Woods.
The pandemic delayed expected sports tourism growth this year resulting from construction of the complex, including new hotels, restaurants and retail outlets. It will likely push building of those facilities back about a year.
Work is moving ahead on a new visitor attraction in the heart of East Central Illinois Amish country, despite a year full of pandemic delays.
RANTOUL — When plans were made to have a live reindeer included in a scene for a Christmas movie being shot in Chicago, organizers wondered how safe it would be.
After closing on March 14, 2020, in response to COVID-19, the Anita Purves Nature Center finally reopened for private visits at the end of January.
Last month, three robotic missions launched from different countries reached Mars, including the first successful missions sent by China and the United Arab Emirates.
MONTICELLO — Monticello Mayor Larry Stoner hopes a newly named committee can kick-start development of a 30-acre recreation complex on the west side of town.