Chamber of Commerce celebrates 100 years

The Board of Directors for the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is announcing that Susie Koennecke, Executive Director, has in...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Memorial Day message: We will never forget

Memorial Day message: We will never forget

There have been moments in the 38 years of my military career that will forever be etched in my memory. None of them are more memorable than the day i...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Honoring Ohio law enforcement

Honoring Ohio law enforcement

Each year during National Police Week, we honor our law enforcement officers, and the families who support them and sacrifice alongside them. They all...

May 23rd, 2019 |  



The key to representative democracy is persuasion

The key to representative democracy is persuasion

I am lucky enough these days to be in regular touch with young people — students — who are interested in public service. I find hope in th...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Learning to dine with diabetes

Learning to dine with diabetes

Question: My dad was recently diagnosed with diabetes and was advised to change his diet. Do you know of any local resource to help us understand whic...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Spanning the globe…for mushrooms!

There was nothing global about mushrooms when I was a kid. Back then, the boundaries of my world stretched from River Road to Urbana and Concord Schoo...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Attend Carol Marak’s free Live events on Facebook @Carebuzz. Every Tuesday, 3 p.m. CST, the discussion focuses on proactive living in mid-life. (https://www.facebook.com/Carebuzz/)

At a recent conference, the subject of State Long-term Care Partnership Program came up. I never heard of it but the speaker said Texas joined the pro...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Beyond the call; May 19-25 is EMS Week

Beyond the call; May 19-25 is EMS Week

No one wants to call 911 but rest assured that if you do, within minutes you will be met by a highly trained staff of health professionals able to car...

May 17th, 2019 |  


Musicians associated with Urbana depart this world

The citizens of Urbana and Champaign County may wish to note two recent deaths. Daniel Baker, former Band Director at Urbana High School, has died. Th...

May 16th, 2019 |  


CACC thanks donors for Tag Day

The Cancer Association of Champaign County (CACC) would like to thank all the volunteers who participated in our annual Tag Day on May 10. We also wan...

May 16th, 2019 |