This year’s exchange students are Cato Kleijn of Amsterdam and Leo Gao of Guangzhou, China. Both are 17-year-old seniors.
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Though the military declared in 1949 that the body of Pfc. Jack Van Zandt, who died in November 1943 on an island in the Pacific, was 'non-recoverable,' a discovery by a nonprofit group led to its identification.
DANVILLE — Each day, First Student Inc. transports roughly 4,000 Danville students to and from school each day.
Champaign's Carrie Busey Elementary, Prairieview-Ogden Junior High and Monticello High School each received the 'exemplary' designation for the second year in a row, while St. Joseph-Ogden High School got it for the first time since the state began using the designations.
URBANA — If you’ve ever enjoyed listening to improvisational and avant garde jazz, Balinese gamelan, Spanish flamenco, music from Mali or the …
Tiny village, which sits at the crossroads of Illinois 49 and Illinois 9 in the northwestern corner of Vermilion County, has its roots in agriculture.
Val Koble 'was happy up until the very end,' said Jody Eversole of Villa Grove, who met Mr. Koble when he began volunteering with the Champaign County Freedom Celebration.
The first 'Desserts & Decisions,' for girls 12 and older and their moms or caregivers, is being held Thursday at Mer Che Manor, 723 Oak St., Danville. There will be a variety of desserts, door prizes and other giveaways. People can still RSVP by calling 217-443-5689.
A Vermilion County jury deliberated for about two hours Thursday before finding Shelley A. Murphy, 50, guilty of first-degree murder in the July 25, 2018, death of Daye Lynn Murphy, 61, of rural Danville.
Students at the Vermilion County school donated $1 each to wear red and black in honor of 9-year-old Wyatt Pope, who died as a result of injuries sustained in a multi-vehicle crash a week ago.