Congratulations to local judges

Congratulations to Common Pleas Court Judge Nick Selvaggio and Municipal Court Judge Gil S. Weithman in their huge efforts to reduce housing cost for ...

September 8th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: Elementary days and ways

“School days, school days…” That 1907 ditty has formed the basis for many discussions about education across the generations. We hav...

September 7th, 2015 updated: September 7th, 2015. |  


Ebert brings music to Urbana

On Saturday, Aug. 28, as I was sitting in the audience watching the rehearsals before the concert for Jan Ebert’s 80th birthday and then listeni...

September 4th, 2015 updated: September 4th, 2015. |  


September is readiness time

September is readiness time

Editor’s note: This is the first installment in a series being printed in September about preparing for emergencies.When disaster hits, your fam...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Blue Knights help Rotarians

During the Champaign County Fair, the Urbana University football players and coaches assisted the Urbana Rotary Club in the Rotary Dairy Bar.Urbana Ro...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: Picture this

All through August, relatives and friends have posted on Facebook back-to-school pictures of their children. From preschoolers to college students, I ...

August 30th, 2015 |  


‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’

Through September 7, 2015, local law enforcement officers will be joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the “Drive Sober...

August 30th, 2015 |  


‘Get the Edge’ at Farm Science Review

This year the Farm Science Review’s theme is “Get the Edge” for its Sept. 22-24, 2015 show. OSU Extension is heavily involved in Far...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Fido’s Swimfest makes a splash

Fido’s Swimfest makes a splash

The 2nd annual Fido’s Swimfest was held on Sunday. The Champaign County Citizens for Canines hosted the community event at the city pool at Melv...

August 24th, 2015 |  


Increased recycling at fair

The Champaign County Peace Alliance, Goshen Garden Club, and Mechanicsburg Future Farmers of America (FFA) sponsored recycling during the week of fair...

August 24th, 2015 |