Local forester to speak at Land Preservation meeting

Local forester to speak at Land Preservation meeting

The public is invited to hear Steve McGinnis speak about “Forest Management on Private Lands” Tuesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. at the Champaig...

March 12th, 2019 |  


Juried art exhibit accepting entries

The Champaign County Arts Council is accepting registrations for its 6th annual Juried Art Exhibition.Registration forms are available at the Arts Cou...

March 12th, 2019 |  


West Liberty-Salem Seniors of the Month

West Liberty-Salem Seniors of the Month

The March Seniors of the Month at West Liberty-Salem Schools are Lauren Fowler and Jacob VanHorn. Here are their comments.Lauren FowlerPARENTS: Colin ...

March 11th, 2019 |  



Understanding symptoms of food poisoning

Understanding symptoms of food poisoning

Question: How do I know if I have food poisoning?Answer: The symptoms of food poisoning vary depending on the type of germ to which you’ve been ...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Fishing season nearly here

Fishing season nearly here

It was a great winter fishing season state park lakes. Indian Lake is the top-rated inland lake in the state for ice fishing and second only to Lake E...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Bags become mats for homeless

Bags become mats for homeless

Walter & Lewis Funeral Home received a special delivery from Stephanie Forson and her son, Crew. Stephanie is a teacher at Urbana Junior High Scho...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Sad to see Urbana Local destroyed

Several of our elders, friends and family who were students and parents are very sad to see the Urbana Local School building destroyed.There are sever...

March 11th, 2019 |  


City residents can get rid of storm debris free of charge

Urbana residents can drop off their winter storm debris free of charge, now through March 23, at the city’s compost/mulch facility, 1263 Muzzy R...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Ag speaker series features hops farmers

Ag speaker series features hops farmers

Nick and Mallory Zachrich spoke to a small crowd about their hops farming experience at the Champaign County Community Center on Thursday as part of t...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Room for hospitality

Room for hospitality

A 54-room hotel is planned for Urbana later this year due to the efforts of an investment committee that recently purchased three acres in south Urban...

March 9th, 2019 |