Congressman’s data questioned by reader

When I read a certain quote by U.S. Representative Jim Jordan in the “Rep. Jordan discusses farm bill” article (published Friday, June 3),...

June 3rd, 2016 |  


Local veterans thank Elena

On Monday, May 30, 2016, before the Memorial Day Service at Oak Dale Cemetery, a little girl would look up and if she recognized the person as a veter...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


Schneider cared about animals’ welfare

The Champaign County Humane Association, Inc. Board of Trustees and the animals housed at Paws Animal Shelter in the past, present, and in the future ...

May 19th, 2016 |  



School project drawing concern

All this waste that is going on within the Urbana school district - I can’t believe I am the only one who is appalled by the way this new school...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Take another look at UHS plans for Castle building

If I would have known then what I know now, I might not have encouraged the Urbana City Schools to save the old castle building. From the illustrative...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Mercy Health supports MOLST legislation

Talking about death is difficult. As technology advances and new interventions emerge, those conversations get more complex. But dying is as natural a...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Right to Life thanks 5K participants

Champaign County Right to Life would like to thank the runners, walkers and cyclists who came out for the annual 5K Run/Walk/Bike on a rainy Saturday ...

May 5th, 2016 |  


A call to leaders for peace building

Something few people might know is that Mother’s Day was initially founded as a call for world peace. Julia Ward Howe, author of “Battle H...

May 5th, 2016 |  


Mercy staffers cool under pressure

I wish to relate an adventure that befell me recently. I felt poorly on Sunday. Worse for the next two days. Finally Wednesday morning I decided that ...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Thieving teen needs to get a job

If you are the parent of a young black male teen around the ages of 16-19, about 6 feet tall, maybe 150 pounds with dreadlocks (worn on top of his hea...

March 30th, 2016 |