People often mistake basketball for a pretty boy sport and not a physical game, which really grinds my gears, because those people obviously have never played against Michigan State.
Economists are forecasting a recovery this year and next that should reduce unemployment and help industries that were devastated by COVID-19. That should be good news for the service-heavy sectors in Champaign-Urbana.
Exiting race for park board
Paul Schimpf, the former U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer and military lawyer who recently announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for governor, isn’t afraid to tilt at windmills.
SPRINGFIELD — At first, Olivia Hayse got an email from a stranger in Australia that claimed he wanted to donate more than $15,000 to her Springfield employer — but first he needed their bank-account and check-routing numbers.
More than 75 years after Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal took the iconic photograph of the second flag raising on Mount Suribachi during the World War II Battle for Iwo Jima on Feb. 23, 1945, an effort was begun to have a ship named after him.
Most public courses in East Central Illinois reported similar gaudy increases, a reversal of a recent trend that had resulted in the closure of golf shops and golf courses like Railside in Gibson City, Blue Needles near Fairmount and Scovill in Decatur.
This Tuesday would be W.E.B. Du Bois’ 153rd birthday. He and Carter G. Woodson are the two giants in the chronicling of the Black sociohistorical experience.
We were excited to be headed to Disneyland; few people we knew had been there. Dad gassed up the two-toned 1964 Dodge Dart at the corner Sinclair Station. The attendant filled the tank for 30 cents a gallon, checked the oil and tire pressure and washed the windows. Since it was Sunday, we al…