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Street organs to highlight 2017 Oktoberfest

Street organs to highlight 2017 Oktoberfest

From vendors selling homemade and homegrown items to the traditional bratwurst and German-style potato salad meal, the Champaign County Historical Soc...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Ohio News Briefs

Efforts aimed at more dog breeder regulations move forward COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Animal rights advocates wanting some dog breeders in Ohio to me...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Learn about Johnny Appleseed’s life and values

Learn about Johnny Appleseed’s life and values

At 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, Ann Corfman, left, and Nancy Sherwood, right, members of the Johnny Appleseed Society, will present a program on Johnny...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Urbana man aids hurricane victims

Urbana man aids hurricane victims

Urbana blood donor James McConnahea had a suggestion when he donated Sept. 15 at the Community Blood Center Springfield Donor Center. Why not send CBC...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Improve your penmanship skills

MECHANICSBURG - Would you like to improve your penmanship? Are you interested in learning how to write in cursive? On Sept. 26 the Mechanicsburg Publi...

September 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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UU falls to Fairmont State
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Long breaks records

Blue Knights play at Lake Erie College

The word of the week is ‘finish’ for the Urbana University football team as it looks to bounce back from a pair of three-point losses to b...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Baseball author to speak in Troy

TROY – The Troy Historical Society will host a presentation on early baseball in Miami County at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21 at the Troy-Hayner...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Lewis among first-year nominees for HOF

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Star linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher and game-breaking wide receiver Randy Moss are among 11 first-year eligible pl...

September 12th, 2017 |  


UU falls to Fairmont State

UU falls to Fairmont State

For the second straight week, Urbana University’s football team suffered a three-point loss in a heartbreaking 24-21 setback Saturday to Fairmon...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Foltz wins All-American Compact Challenge

DeGRAFF – The fourth running of the All-American Compact Challenge is in the books for Shady Bowl Speedway. A full field of 28 cars took the gre...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Brown’s clutch catch sinks Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — For Pittsburgh’s first road game, Antonio Brown wore a bow tie and purple and black suit embroidered with fire-breathing ...

September 11th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Bumgardners celebrate 50th
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Myerses celebrate 60th
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Roushes celebrate 50th

Births

Mason Richard WilliamsLucas and Jessica Williams of Urbana announce the birth of a son, Mason Richard Williams, born at 9:21 p.m. Sept. 8, 2017, at Me...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Births

Lakeleigh Dawn SeifAshley and Thomas Seif of North Lewisburg announce the birth of a daughter, Lakeleigh Dawn Seif, born at 2:38 p.m. Sept. 10, 2017, ...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Births

Stryker Matthew BrownRhiannon and Matthew Brown of Urbana announce the birth of a son, Stryker Matthew Brown, born at 2:41 p.m. Sept. 11, 2017, at Mem...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Births

Graysen Thatcher Ranae WattJessica Smith and Bryan Watt of Woodstock announce the birth of a son, Graysen Thatcher Ranae Watt, at 8:24 a.m. Aug. 30, 2...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Births

Lydia Grace DinnellBekah and Christopher Dinnell of Urbana announce the birth of a daughter, Lydia Grace Dinnell, born at 1:49 p.m. Aug. 29, 2017, at ...

September 11th, 2017 |  


Myerses celebrate 60th

Myerses celebrate 60th

Phoebe and Ken Myers of St. Paris are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple were married in the St. Paris United Methodist Church on ...

September 11th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Why bipartisanship?

Noxious smoke ruins city’s environs

The Ohio EPA expressly forbids open burning of yard waste within city limits (http://www.epa.ohio.gov/portals/27/general/openburningtable.pdf). Where ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Urbana observes International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, is a holiday observed annually on September 21. It is dedicated to wo...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Carol Marak invites you to opt-in to her weekly newsletter, Age with Purpose

This article is the second part of a two-part column addressing how to prepare for hip surgery. Last time I listed online resources and preparing the ...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Smoke from city fires bothersome

There seems to be some confusion regarding the legality of fires within the City of Urbana. Did you know smoke from recreational fires that is “...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Prevent food spoilage when power goes out

Prevent food spoilage when power goes out

Question: Storm preparedness has been on my mind lately. I’m wondering what I can do to be ready in the event of a power outage to prevent the f...

September 17th, 2017 |  


Lizzie: The first day of school

Rather than an essay last Christmas, I wrote about Lizzie, the little-girl version of myself. (Elizabeth is my middle name.) Actually, Lizzie has been...

September 17th, 2017 |  


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