Friday Aug 29
Mahomet seeks grant to pay for river access
Village leaders are applying for a state grant that would fund construction of a canoe and kayak access point on the Sangamon River near Illinois 47 in Mahomet.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
UI research scientist files to challenge county clerk
Scott Hays, who said he has taught a college-level course on American government and helped write a book on voter reforms, said he couldn't let Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten run unopposed.
Input on Allerton plan encouraged
With the Allerton Park and Retreat Center in the midst of drafting a master plan, state Sen. Chapin Rose, R-Mahomet, chipped in with his own input at a meeting with Allerton and University of Illinois officials Wednesday at the park.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Future of Allerton Park to be discussed Wednesday
An area state senator said a more-than-a-century-old landmark in Piatt County has fallen into disrepair and needs to be restored to its original glory.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Top of the Morning: From the archives
Just ask Tom Pike. He started working for the Champaign County Forest Preserve District in 1980, mowing the grass and picking up trash, eventually becoming site superintendent for Lake of the Woods.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Tom's Mailbag Aug. 23, 2014
Champaign-Urbana community leader Kristin Williamson announces her candidacy for State Representative in the 103rd District at the Atkins Building in the University of Illinois Research Park in Champaign Tuesday September 24, 2013.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Rauner stumps in Edgar County
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner said he would work to keep PCBs and other hazardous wastes out of the Clinton landfill in DeWitt County.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Man charged with fifth DUI
A Mahomet man accused of driving under the influence for a fifth time is scheduled to be in Champaign County Circuit Court Friday.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Environmental Almanac: There's work to be done to protect our waters
Last week in my column about fishing the Salt Fork River , I credited the federal Clean Water Act of 1972 for the comeback of that stream and others like it.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Area history, Aug. 15, 2014
In 1914: A Rambler touring car collided with a buggy yesterday afternoon on the Trotter Hill about 5 miles north of Mahomet.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Leaders make cities' cases for area Realtors
Staff writer DON DODSON was at the Champaign County Association of Realtors meeting Tuesday as the mayors of Champaign, Urbana and St. Joseph and the Mahomet village president all made presentations.
Mahomet man gets 4 years for aggravated DUI
A Mahomet man weaving into oncoming lanes of traffic two months ago while drunk has been sentenced to four years in prison for aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Illinois landfill to appeal ban on PCBs, gas waste
CLINTON – The owners of a central Illinois landfill that sits over a major drinking water aquifer are planning to appeal a ban on the disposal of certain types of waste at the site, saying the facility poses no health or safety threat.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Area update: Aug. 8, 2014
The items - which included several Ford pickup trucks, a tractor and a tandem axle truck - were replaced with newer models in a slate of equipment purchases earlier this year.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
The Holmstad throws party for 100-year-old resident
Birthday girl Gladys Northrup blows out her candle with help from her son Kevin "Bud" Northrup Thursday during a 100th birthday celebration at Michealson Health Center in Batavia.