Christmas, Santa arrive downtown

Christmas, Santa arrive downtown

Christmas paraded into downtown Urbana on horseback Friday evening.The annual Santa Parade followed a ceremonial tree lighting in Legacy Park on Monum...

November 24th, 2017 updated: November 24th, 2017. |  


For the love of his community

For the love of his community

WEST LIBERTY – Paul Kari was serving as an Air Force fighter pilot when he was shot down over North Vietnam on June 20, 1965. He spent seven yea...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Latest results: Arter wins board seat

Latest results: Arter wins board seat

The Champaign County Board of Elections certified Nov. 7 election results Monday and released new figures that change the outcome of the Urbana school...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Champaign Aviation Museum growing

Champaign Aviation Museum growing

Champaign Aviation Museum officials want to expand the facility with a second 20,000-square-foot hangar adjacent to the existing one at Grimes Field. ...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Parade welcomes Santa to Urbana

Parade welcomes Santa to Urbana

Santa Claus will be welcomed to Urbana with an elaborate Holiday Horse Parade at 6:30 p.m. Friday that will travel west on Scioto Street to circle Mon...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Then and Now: Arch Restaurant site on North Main

Then and Now: Arch Restaurant site on North Main

This 1937 “Then” photo is of the Arch Lunch Stand located in front of the Arch Restaurant at 237 N. Main St., Urbana. Bert L. Plummer, own...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Cemetery Board seeks feedback

Cemetery Board seeks feedback

The Oak Dale Cemetery Board was established by the Urbana City Council in April 2016 to be responsive to concerns of the community. The board has indi...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

PAWS Animal Shelter (cat)Meet Washington, who was found wandering around the bike trial around Washington Street (now you know how he got his name) an...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Mercy unveils services

Mercy unveils services

On Wednesday, Mercy Health – Urbana Hospital announced facility improvements and enhanced patient service plans at its Fall Open House.Senior le...

November 17th, 2017 |  


55’s men’s tennis team has 6-6 record

55’s men’s tennis team has 6-6 record

The local 55’s Men’s 8.0 tennis team recently played at nationals in Orlando, Florida, and finished with a 6-6 overall record. The team wo...

November 17th, 2017 |