Boomer Blog: When in Germany, eat as the Germans eat!

Ever since former student and fellow traveler Lisa Siegenthaler Turner posted a Facebook picture of “spaghetti ice cream” from her trip to...

October 9th, 2016 |  


Books open doors for youths

Last Thursday I attended a literacy program at Graham Elementary with my grandchildren. A group of staff members applied for and were awarded a grant ...

October 7th, 2016 |  


Life Chain event draws more than 70

Life Chain event draws more than 70

Champaign County Right to Life (CCRTL) wishes to thank the over 70 people who came out for the Life Chain witness on Sunday, Oct. 2, on Monument Squar...

October 7th, 2016 |  



Chili festival another success

Downtown Urbana was a bustling place, Sept. 24 as 28 chili contestants fired up their kettles in hopes of winning the grand prize of $1,000 and 30 add...

October 7th, 2016 |  


Be wary of sporting event ticket scams

Ohioans are among the most loyal and enthusiastic sports fans anywhere. That’s why, when their local or favorite teams compete and succeed, Ohio...

October 7th, 2016 |  


Trump’s words are documented

Hillary Clinton uses Donald Trump’s own words against him. She presents ads physically displaying the man (in the flesh) mocking and degrading e...

October 4th, 2016 |  


Parents of Alicia Titus thank local community

We would like to publicly thank all the people who helped make the events of September 10 and 11, to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11, such a ...

October 2nd, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: Right around here

My fingers were hovering over my computer keys to record complaints about the presidential debate and state report cards when life intervened, as life...

October 2nd, 2016 |  


No respect for flag at Hoopla

I am a U.S. Navy veteran and I am sad. I carried the American Flag in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Color Guard that led the Hoopla Parade last Saturda...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Historical Society needs levy

The Champaign County Historical Society has been quietly carrying on a labor of love for over 80 years. Volunteers dedicated to preserving the history...

September 26th, 2016 updated: September 26th, 2016. |