COVID-19 vaccine arrives

COVID-19 vaccine arrives

Champaign Health District (CHD) began administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday to those in Phase 1A who chose to receive the vaccine.As v...

December 22nd, 2020 |  


1.7 million wreaths placed

1.7 million wreaths placed

St. Paris and Urbana were two of 2,557 locations nationwide to participate in National Wreaths Across America Day on Saturday. The annual event is sta...

December 21st, 2020 |  


Giving Christmas Tree gifts ready for delivery

Giving Christmas Tree gifts ready for delivery

Urbana Police Officer Logan Dunn is one of the members of FOP Urbana Lodge 93 getting ready to deliver Christmas gifts to Urbana youngsters. This year...

December 21st, 2020 |  



Flora named Urbana firefighter of the year

Flora named Urbana firefighter of the year

The Urbana Fire Division has announced John Flora is the 2020 Firefighter of the Year.Flora was awarded this honor for his work as the division’...

December 18th, 2020 |  


Survey: Students excited to attend the Urbana Youth Center

Survey: Students excited to attend the Urbana Youth Center

About 275 students have indicated they will probably or definitely attend the Urbana Youth Center when it opens, according to a recent survey of Urban...

December 17th, 2020 |  


OhioMeansJobs: On-the-job training support available

OhioMeansJobs: On-the-job training support available

Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series on employer services provided by OhioMeansJobs Champaign County to help local businesses...

December 17th, 2020 |  


Accused tire slasher nabbed

Accused tire slasher nabbed

Since December 10, Urbana police have handled the reports of nine vehicles having had their tires slashed throughout the east part of the city.On Dece...

December 16th, 2020 |  


Local talent on big screen

Local talent on big screen

The Ohio Performing Arts Institute, Springfield, will present its 31st production of “The Nutcracker” at The Gloria Theatre in downtown Ur...

December 16th, 2020 |  


Bike path eligible for $3,000 donation

Bike path eligible for $3,000 donation

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Simon Kenton Pathfinders (SKP) were unable to hold the annual bike ride this year, which is their major fundraise...

December 15th, 2020 |  


Wreaths Across America programs Dec. 19 altered for safety

Wreaths Across America programs Dec. 19 altered for safety

Wreaths Across America Day programs will be held at Oak Dale Cemetery in Urbana and at Evergreen Cemetery in St. Paris on Dec. 19.The Wreaths Across A...

December 14th, 2020 |