Mercy offers free smoking cessation classes in July

SPRINGFIELD – If you are ready to make a change for the better and kick the smoking habit, Mercy Health REACH Services – Springfield can h...

July 1st, 2022 |  


PET OF THE WEEK

PET OF THE WEEK

PAWS Animal ShelterMeet Independence! She is a 2-year-old gray tabby who is already spayed and up to date on her shots. Independence loves being pette...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Local Special Olympians excel

Local Special Olympians excel

The Champaign County Special Olympics weight-lifting team took three lifters to the state meet last week.Michael Gutierrez, 134 pounds, placed first i...

June 30th, 2022 |  



Looking Back: Cigar manufacturing in Urbana

Looking Back: Cigar manufacturing in Urbana

This is a ca. 1930 photo (#0656) of the former Armbruster Brothers (Peter, Johnnie, & Charlie) cigar manufacturing plant at 314 Sycamore Street in...

June 30th, 2022 |  


CCAC concert July 4 at Grimes Field

CCAC concert July 4 at Grimes Field

Eleyet McConnell will provide entertainment for the second of five free concerts presented by the Champaign County Arts Council. The performance will ...

June 29th, 2022 |  


Mosquito surveillance program underway

Mosquito surveillance program underway

Champaign Health District is gearing up to begin the annual mosquito surveillance program. We will be collecting mosquito samples from locations throu...

June 28th, 2022 |  


A new Knight in town

A new Knight in town

A statue of the Urbana University Blue Knight now stands, along with an explanatory plaque, at the front of Browne Hall at 27 College Way in Urbana. B...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Champaign County Kiwanis Club offers ‘rewards’

Champaign County Kiwanis Club offers ‘rewards’

The Champaign County Kiwanis Club will recognize local children for making positive choices with a cool reward. Ice cream coupons will be presented to...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Metro & Fields Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Metro & Fields Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Thursday, June 23 for the rebranding of Real Living Darby Creek. Real Living Darby Cree...

June 27th, 2022 |  


CLUB NEWS

CLUB NEWS

Urbana Chapter DARJune 14, 2022The Urbana Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. at the Champaign Count...

June 27th, 2022 |