More foodborne illness outbreaks detected last year

More foodborne illness outbreaks detected last year

QUESTION: It seems like there have been more foodborne illnesses in recent years. Is that true? Answer: Sort of. More outbreaks have been detected in ...

May 9th, 2019 |  


Urbana mayor reacts to levy vote

Urbana mayor reacts to levy vote

Thank you to everyone who took the opportunity to vote in the May 7 election. While disappointed that the levy failed, I respect everyone’s posi...

May 9th, 2019 |  


Supporting all Ohio children

Supporting all Ohio children

As a society, we are leaving too many children behind.Our child welfare agencies are overwhelmed by the number of kids entering the system, and the ad...

May 9th, 2019 |  



Nothing changes at Graham

I woke up this morning to the report that Graham Local Schools’ levy efforts failed once again.And I’ll tell you what, it hit me right the...

May 8th, 2019 |  


Days of curiosity and inspiration

It was just one of those weeks when, in the words of William Wordsworth… the world is too much with us. With the politicians spinning their stor...

May 6th, 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/)

I do a lot of research because of my work. And I often wonder, “can I trust what they recommend or say?” And will that really will work fo...

May 5th, 2019 |  


‘Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society’

‘Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society’

Editor’s note: This is a guest column submitted on behalf of the Champaign County Bar Association on the occasion of National Law Day, May 1, 20...

May 2nd, 2019 |  


Drinking more water can mean fewer calories

Drinking more water can mean fewer calories

QUESTION: I’m trying to incorporate more water into my kids’ daily meals. What are some ways to encourage them to drink more water?ANSWER:...

May 2nd, 2019 |  


The Bottom Line – You need your screening colonoscopy

The Bottom Line – You need your screening colonoscopy

People put off having a colonoscopy for many reasons - they don’t want to deal with the preparation the procedure requires, they don’t wan...

May 2nd, 2019 |  


Pro-life speaker addresses local residents

On Monday evening, April 29, Mark Harrington of “Created Equal,” a pro-life organization based in Columbus, spoke at the Champaign County ...

May 1st, 2019 |