University of Illinois veterinary school to hold open house

October 1, 2016 by  

The only veterinary school in Illinois is at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and it is ready to open its [Read more]

Champaign fire team achieves blazing glory

September 2, 2016 by  

The Champaign Fire Department has won the Insurance Service Office’s (ISO) highest rating, winning a Class 1 ranking that makes it one of the top departments in the country.

The ISO has evaluated 48,632 fire departments across the [Read more]

Champaign supports purchase body cameras for police

August 5, 2016 by  

The Champaign Police Department, like many across the country, is going to start using body cameras, according to an article in [Read more]

Historic flag hoisted in Champaign area

July 12, 2016 by  

A legendary American flag is now on display in the courthouse in Urbana.

The flag has been loaned out for display by a physician from [Read more]

Pool openings bring jobs as well as fun

June 3, 2016 by  

Public pools in Champaign and the surrounding area usually open on the Memorial Day weekend, which is also the unofficial start of summer. According to a recent [Read more]

Favorite Champaign custard spot to reopen

May 4, 2016 by  

Jarling’s Custard Cup, a favorite of Champaign residents for decades, is getting set to reopen.

The custard shop has been in [Read more]

Area students explore life at university

April 28, 2016 by  

On April 9, middle and high school students from the area were able to see what it might be like to study computer science at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).

The one-day event featured classes taught by [Read more]

Champaign kitted out with new hardware store

March 18, 2016 by  

Ace Hardware has opened a new location in south Champaign, at the Carriage Center complex.

The hardware store is managed by [Read more]

Champaign welcomes new hotel chain

February 8, 2016 by  

Home2 Suites, an all-suite hotel under the Hilton marquee, has opened in Champaign.

The new facility is located on Neil Street, and [Read more]

Champaign raises the steaks

January 17, 2016 by  

Champaign residents have something to look forward to, as a new steakhouse moves to the city.

The new restaurant, which will be [Read more]

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