Tracy Crane



Tracy Crane is a Danville-based reporter for The News-Gazette. Her email is

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In this week's edition: A Star Park at Kennekuk County Park in Vermilion County; a fundraiser for construction of another section of the Kickapoo Rail Trail; and the start of trout season.

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The newly constructed four-story, 80-room TownePlace Suites by Marriott along Lynch Drive near Interstate 74 on the eastern outskirts of the city will cater to a niche market that was underserved locally, according to officials with Sunrise Hospitality, which owns the hotel and two adjacent properties, a Holiday Inn Express and a Hampton Inn.

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