Lisa Sprinkle, Champaign County Forest Preserve District marketing director, said the district raised funds for the roof replacement last year, 'and it was one of the projects that we talked about during our referendum.'

When I began my internship at the Champaign County History Museum early this summer, I never would have guessed that I would have the opportunity to put together an exhibit and be a published historian.

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Katie Snyder writes: The Museum of the Grand Prairie is honored to collaborate with Community Coalition/Walk as One to record oral histories of the local Champaign County Black community in a project called “Revisiting Your Legacy.”

Amid the pandemic in 2020, three scholars at the University of Illinois — Professor Angharad N. Valdivia and students Stephanie Pérez and Ariana Cano — got together for a semester-long independent study on Latina feminist media.

Kearfott, who still runs the club’s birthday parties, said the country club, has a full-facility banquet room with full kitchen and bar, driving range and a reciprocal arrangement, which means Woodlawn members don’t have to pay greens fees on several other area clubs on week days.

Village Trustee Jason Tompkins suggested Freedom Plaza as an alternative to the previously proposed Freedom Park. The board directed Village Administrator Patrick Brown to draft a resolution to officially name the green space, which he says will happen in August.

Our music industry today is highly dependent on technology. We’ve entered an exciting new age where impactful music can be created using electronic instruments, recorded quickly and heard at a high quality on the phones in everyone’s pockets.