Giselle Rodriguez of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, News-Gazette Media's 2019 Forty Under 40 Woman of the Year, said the award 'is the ultimate confirmation that I'm not a stranger to this place anymore.'
Joey Wright is coming back to where his broadcast career started. The Bradley University sophomore and Urbana High grad will call tonight's Urbana-Peoria Richwoods football game for Clutch Sports Media.
Snippets from Central Illinois Business magazine editor Christine Walsh's profiles of Giselle Rodriguez and Salvo Rodriquez, set to be saluted today as the 2019 Woman and Man of the Year on News-Gazette Media's 12th annual Forty Under 40 teams.
Those first 10 in line for a camp-out Thursday night ahead of the Champaign location's opening today agreed that if they won, they’d meet there every month to eat their free sandwiches.
Angus Gardner, who turns 85 on Nov. 11, always has wanted to make it to Walt Disney World. This weekend, the Champaign man gets his wish.
Store Manager Jodi Pearce said its 1 percent share of the winning ticket will be split between the Tolono Fire Department and Tolono Lions Club.
A new photographic documentary called “5th Grade Dreams” lends a glimpse into the adult lives of the Danville school district students who were selected to participate in the Motivating Academically Talented Students program during its inaugural year at East Park Elementary in 2002-03.
The 2-year-old purebred dog has been coming to work with her owner, Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup, for about a month. She is certified as a therapy dog and he and his wife, Christine, are certified as handlers.
The sergeant, now 72, primarily led groups of fellow Marines on recon missions to find the Viet Cong — though on a couple of occasions, he succeeded too well. Vastly outnumbered in those instances, he and his comrades could only hide from the enemy.
With News-Gazette Media’s salute to class No. 12 just four days away, we rounded up past ‘Forty Under 40’ women and men of the year and asked the C-U high-achievers to tell us about the most grueling job they ever had, if even for a day or three.
URBANA — John Matanda Tshipama was a 10th-grader living in the eastern Congolese city of Goma when he experienced the absolute terror of war.
The daughter of News-Gazette film writer Richard Leskosky and May Berenbaum, head of the Department of Entomology at the University of Illinois, who lives and performs in Los Angeles, is back in town to perform at her 10th reunion Sunday in Urbana.
In our weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Tim Mitchell chats with the Rev. Ryan Harris, pastor at The Assembly, a 230-member church in the heart of Danville.
In previous years, the program, which teaches interested citizens about the day-to-day of running the city, had 12 90-miute classes consisting of a presentation from a different department. This year, they've been grouped into four sections: leadership and administration, outward-facing, internal, and public safety, and will give their presentations as teams.
The cultural center will celebrate today with a dedication of the contemporary building at the corner of Nevada Street and Mathews Avenue, which was completed last spring.
Kevin Hines, an award-winning speaker and one of the 1 percent who survived a fall from San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, made several stops Thursday in Vermilion County — including a free mental-health wellness expo at Second Church of Christ in Danville — to share his message of hope and healing.
Tony Khan, president of All Elite Wrestling and a co-owner of the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars under father and owner Shahid, brought a few friends to C-U to sign autographs after announcing that the group's TNT-based show, 'Dynamite,' will have a live taping Dec. 4 at State Farm Center.
From the pink pumpkin decorating competition between classrooms to the pink bead necklaces the cheerleaders have been selling, no one does the first few days of Breast Cancer Awareness Month like this proud Douglas County community of 2,426.
The New York Times best-seller who is set to speak from 7 to 8 p.m. about her latest legal thriller and give away copies of ‘Someone Knows’ to the first 350 people through the doors, which open at 6:30, shared a few of her favorite things with Editor Jeff D’Alessio.
The bronze replica of the Hall of Fame linebacker — in 'full flight,' with his trademark scowl — will be unveiled on the east side of Memorial Stadium during its dedication Oct. 11, the day before the Illini game against Michigan.
On Oct. 15, family and friends of Ruth Klitzing of Sadorus — a Cubs diehard who celebrated their 2016 World Series win a few weeks after turning 100 — are throwing a cake-and-ice-cream party for her 103rd birthday at Arbor Rose in Tolono.
URBANA — The Urbana Business Association has selected Darius White to serve as its new executive director starting Oct. 14.
Staff writer Paul Wood chats with 65-year-old vice president for academic services at Parkland College, who is set to become its sixth president when current President Tom Ramage retires in 2022.
In this week's edition: Illinois Natural History Survey entomologist Joe Spencer's experience with a monarch-butterfly flash mob and efforts to clean up the Sangamon River.
The club will hold an open house from 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at 900 S. Race St., U, inviting former members and the public to tour the studio and watch wheel-throwing demonstrations.
The memories from A-list Illini continue to flood in at our Gies College of Business-powered ‘UI at 150 & Beyond’ website (uofi150.news-gazette.com). Among the 1,865 stories you’ll find are these 10 — about the people who made the biggest mark on UI alumni.