Giving blood pays off for Brown

Giving blood pays off for Brown

NORTH LEWISBURG – A Champaign County man’s participation in a local blood drive won him a $500 gas card.During the month of July, the Amer...

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  


Fishing before school starts

Fishing before school starts

Preston Kerns, 5, of St. Paris fishes at the Melvin Miller Park pond on Monday. Kerns starts school today. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neF...

August 31st, 2015 updated: August 31st, 2015. |  


Changes to conveyance standards coming soon

Changes to the county’s conveyance standards are expected to go into effect later this year after they were established nearly 14 years ago.The ...

August 31st, 2015 |  



Fire guts barn on Game Farm Road

Fire guts barn on Game Farm Road

WEST LIBERTY – The cause of a fire that destroyed a local barn Sunday afternoon was undetermined Monday according to the West Liberty Fire Depar...

August 31st, 2015 updated: August 31st, 2015. |  


Council considers ODOT overlay projects

Urbana City Council, during its 7 p.m. meeting today in municipal court chambers, will hear the first readings of three separate resolutions pertainin...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Dallas Road in Mad River and Urbana Townships will be closed beginning Tuesday, Sept. 1, Champaign County Engineer Stephen McCall said.Dialton Road in...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Alicia Titus Memorial Peace Fund sponsors ‘day of service’

Alicia Titus Memorial Peace Fund sponsors ‘day of service’

While the events of Sept. 11, 2001, remain indelibly etched in the minds of most Americans alive at the time, that day is even more pivotal in the liv...

August 30th, 2015 |  


Memorial tree program underway in city

The city of Urbana is offering the public a chance to remember a loved one, commemorate an achievement or honor an individual or organization by purch...

August 30th, 2015 |  


Passport to Wellness aims for health education

Passport to Wellness aims for health education

Champaign County residents wanting to learn healthy habits have a few opportunities left this year to do so as part of the Passport to Wellness progra...

August 30th, 2015 |  


School lunch may be healthier than packed

School lunch may be healthier than packed

Question: Generally, which is healthier for kids, a packed lunch or a school lunch?Answer: Obviously, this could go either way, depending on the conte...

August 30th, 2015 |