Mental health through art

Mental health through art

Staff at Urbana Junior High School recently asked students “why you matter?”Each student wrote their response on a white board and was the...

December 14th, 2020 |  


Eagle Scout project helps YMCA camp

Eagle Scout project helps YMCA camp

Samantha Meyer, 18, is working to earn the highest rank in Scouts BSA: Eagle. To complete the process, she needs to finish her difficult community ser...

December 13th, 2020 |  


County blood drive is Dec. 23

County blood drive is Dec. 23

Community Blood Center needs “Hometown Heroes” to donate during Christmas week at the now monthly Champaign County blood drive Wednesday, ...

December 11th, 2020 |  



County health officials issue guidance on COVID-19

County health officials issue guidance on COVID-19

In the past four weeks, there has been an increase of 829 confirmed COVID-19 cases with an additional 38 hospitalizations and nine more deaths in Cham...

December 10th, 2020 |  


Sign up now for vaccine notifications

Sign up now for vaccine notifications

Champaign County residents not registered in the CodeRED emergency notification system are being encouraged to sign up so they can be alerted about up...

December 9th, 2020 updated: December 10th, 2020. |  


Have a letter for Santa?

Have a letter for Santa?

Children can tell Santa exactly what they want for Christmas by dropping their letters and lists into Santa’s Mail Box, located by Oxner’s...

December 8th, 2020 |  


Coats collected, donated

Coats collected, donated

Following its annual coat drive, Walter & Lewis Funeral & Cremation Services delivered coats to Urbana Elementary, the Madison-Champaign Educa...

December 8th, 2020 |  


Ohio State-Michigan game cancelled

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan canceled its annual rivalry game at Ohio State on Tuesday because of the COVID-19 outbreak within the Wolverine...

December 8th, 2020 |  


Ceremony held for 3 UPD officers

Ceremony held for 3 UPD officers

On December 4, one current and two new members of the Urbana Police Division were sworn into office by Judge Gil S. Weithman. Due to COVID restriction...

December 7th, 2020 |  


Slavens’ perennial toy drive seeks monetary donors this year

Slavens’ perennial toy drive seeks monetary donors this year

DeGRAFF – The annual area toy drive organized by DeGraff’s Tyler Slaven and his sister Monica that has collected over 35,000 toys in the l...

December 4th, 2020 |