Community supports Habitat for Humanity

Champaign County’s Habitat for Humanity affiliate has had a red letter year! We wish to thank the entire community, our hundreds of faithful vol...

December 21st, 2015 |  


Blind since birth, Lima boy sees

Blind since birth, Lima boy sees

LIMA - Kenyon Kill had only one wish for Christmas.The 9-year-old boy, legally blind since birth, wanted to see.He was curious about what the gorilla ...

December 21st, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: Let there be peace on Earth

After hearing about the Graham Elementary Christmas program, I saw a video from the concert on Facebook. The 4th and 5th grade choir beautifully combi...

December 20th, 2015 |  



Be aware of how much processed meat you eat

Be aware of how much processed meat you eat

Question: I have been trying to avoid processed meat because I heard it is linked to cancer. But this year, my family is serving ham for Christmas din...

December 18th, 2015 |  


Farm Management Breakfast Series begins in January

With crop prices expected to remain where they are through 2016, managing a farm business effectively is as important as it has ever been. Not only is...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: The sparkle of perfection

My great-nephew has provided yet another perspective on life. Leo, the pint-sized philosopher, recently expressed in simple terms what I eventually di...

December 13th, 2015 |  


Thanks for successful Tour of Homes

The Cancer Association of Champaign County would like to thank our wonderful community for another successful Candlelight Tour of Homes. Thank you, Ur...

December 8th, 2015 |  


UHS alum seeks help for ill classmate

I’m a 1966 graduate of Urbana High School and writing in hopes of informing my former classmates that another needs our aid. Philip Roeth is in ...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Improving yields through fertility

Soil fertility is crucial to maximize yield potential when growing crops. Economic and environmental considerations are also a key aspect to fertility...

December 7th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: The echoes of memory

A teacher friend related that, when presented with a picture of a rotary phone, her kindergarteners could not identify it. For Boomers able to remembe...

December 6th, 2015 |