Tuesday Jul 29
Towns contemplate hosting medical-marijuana facility
There can only be one medicinal marijuana cultivation center for all of DeWitt, Livingston and McLean counties, but several local lawmakers think their community is the right fit in Illinois State Police District 6. The allure: economic growth.
Fourth generation shows livestock
"My grandpa, Don Turner, showed cattle for many years, and my dad, Doug Turner, followed in his footsteps," Luke Turner said.
Farmer City updates nuisance code
The city council amended language to the city ordinance code to better address nuisances, something that hadn't been done since 1987, city manager Larry Woliung said.
Traffic stop leads to weapons charges against passenger
A Champaign man who allegedly had a stolen gun in a car with him Thursday night in Urbana has been charged with two felonies.
Farmer City hotel/motel tax to help pay for concert
Country music star Kasey Lansdale will perform in Farmer City on Aug. 2, and the city council will contribute $2,500 from the hotel/motel tax to help fund the concert.