Easter Egg Hunt rescheduled in Urbana

Easter Egg Hunt rescheduled in Urbana

Due to cold, rainy weather the annual Urbana Easter Egg Hunt that was scheduled for Saturday, April 20 has been rescheduled to Saturday, April 27 at n...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

Barely Used PetsThis beautiful girl is Daisy, a 5-year-old Heeler Mix who came to us from a shelter in Kentucky. Daisy has such a gentle, loving soul....

April 19th, 2019 |  


Hard-boiled eggs safer than soft-boiled for Easter

Hard-boiled eggs safer than soft-boiled for Easter

Question: I prefer the texture of soft-boiled eggs versus hard-boiled eggs. Is it OK to use soft-boiled eggs for dyeing Easter eggs?Answer: Well, that...

April 19th, 2019 |  



CEP, businesses, schools developing local workforce

CEP, businesses, schools developing local workforce

The Champaign Economic Partnership (CEP) and Champaign County schools and businesses are working together in several ways to help local employers meet...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Antiques Appraisal Fair: What’s it worth?

Antiques Appraisal Fair: What’s it worth?

Editor’s note: This is Part 3 of a 5-part series leading up to the Antiques Appraisal Fair on April 25.The Champaign County Historical Museum...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Antiques Appraisal Fair: What’s it worth?

Antiques Appraisal Fair: What’s it worth?

Editor’s note: This is Part 2 of a 5-part series leading up to the Antiques Appraisal Fair on April 25.The Champaign County Historical Museum...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Students do on-site research at Columbus Zoo

Students do on-site research at Columbus Zoo

Fourteen Urbana Junior High students visited the Columbus Zoo thanks to a grant from the zoo and the students’ desire to continue research in th...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Antiques Appraisal Fair: What’s it worth?

Antiques Appraisal Fair: What’s it worth?

Editor’s note: This is Part 1 of a 5-part series leading up to the Antiques Appraisal Fair on April 25.The Champaign County Historical Museum...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Election Letters Policy

Election Letters Policy

Letters to the Editor deadline for the May 7 election is Friday, April 19 at 5 p.m. Such letters should be emailed to bburns@aimmediamidwest.com. Lett...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Then & Now – from IGA store to Sycamore House

Then & Now – from IGA store to Sycamore House

Then – This is a circa 1920 photo (0404) of the M.E. Goertzig IGA grocery store located at 315 Sycamore St., Urbana. The sign on the south side ...

April 15th, 2019 |