Chili’s just part of fest fun

Chili’s just part of fest fun

The 11th annual Simon Kenton Chili Cook Off Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, in Urbana will include live entertainment, children’s games and a da...

September 21st, 2017 |  


UU asst. prof to give Constitution Day lecture today

Urbana University will host “The Longest Constitution Day: How Antietam Changed the Face of the Civil War, The Constitution and the American Peo...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Raffle benefits cancer patients

Raffle benefits cancer patients

In conjunction with its annual Tour of Homes in December, the Cancer Association of Champaign County is currently conducting a raffle for a very uniqu...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Judges chosen for Chili Cook-off Fest

This Saturday, more than 30 contestants will be creating their best chili in hopes of taking home the top prize of $1,000 during the 11th annual Simon...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Have fun and be food-safe when tailgating

Have fun and be food-safe when tailgating

Question: I’ve finally got tickets to the game this weekend, and we’re planning a huge tailgate. Are there any food safety precautions I s...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Village of Quincy

The Village of Quincy Council has spent much of the two meetings in September reviewing the need of a full time Joint Sewer Plant Operator. The end re...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Agreement signed to clean up eyesore

Agreement signed to clean up eyesore

Demolition and cleanup of the former Q3/JMC Inc. manufacturing site in Urbana is ready to begin – a key step toward preparing the abandoned prop...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Affordable kids’ clothing on sale

Affordable kids’ clothing on sale

The sixth Pay It Forward Kids Sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon, offering families with children a wide selection of affordabl...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Koenig Equipment purchases Smith Implements

BOTKINS - Koenig Equipment Inc., a John Deere ag and turf dealer based in Botkins, is acquiring the assets and operations of Smith Implements Inc. Wit...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Bells ring out at Freedom Grove

Bells ring out at Freedom Grove

To commemorate Constitution Day, the Urbana Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a bell ringing ceremony Monday at Freedom Grove i...

September 19th, 2017 |