The coordinator of volunteer advocates for the Champaign County Court-Appointed Special Advocates talked with staff writer Mary Schenk about her life experiences and her book for children growing up in foster, like she did.

We chat with Mitch Wilson, vice president of mortgage lending at Hickory Point Bank and a member of Central Illinois Business Magazine’s 2019 Forty Under 40 roster, about words to live by, walking beans in Thomasboro and more.

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Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the Champaign County Board member about his time in public service at the UI. He's practicing what he preached: His 2016 doctoral thesis was on 'The thoughts of African American Christian religious leaders and university professors on seeking public office.'

This week's stop in our video series on local businesses with stories to tell: Champaign's Papa Del's, a pizza lover's paradise that is enjoying its new radio connection.

In our weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Tim Mitchell chats with the Rev. Anthony Co, new pastor at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Urbana.

The first-year faculty member at Centennial High school chose to pursue a career teaching Spanish because 'learning a language helps to bring people together. ... (and) helps make the world smaller and a more connected place.'

Tonight at Meade Park Elementary School in Danville, area veterans will be treated to a home-cooked meal and rousing games of bingo, courtesy of staff and students.

A little TLC at the UI's Small Animal Clinic has brought out the puppy in Poppy, the eight-month-old dog rescued from Kaufman Lake on Saturday who was released to animal control Monday, where she will stay while police investigate who left her in a cage in the lake.

Steve Arnold didn’t hesitate when the Fisher Bunnies called him out of the bullpen for Saturday’s home playoff football game.

URBANA — If you’ve ever enjoyed listening to improvisational and avant garde jazz, Balinese gamelan, Spanish flamenco, music from Mali or the sounds of instruments made from recycled materials, right here in Champaign-Urbana, then you probably have Jason Finkelman to thank.

Staff writer Paul Wood chats with director of development at Champaign County Court Appointed Special Advocates who is a member of the Forty Under 40 Class of 2019.