Tuesday Apr 15
2014 could see start of two trail projects in Champaign County
Work could begin as soon as this year on two of the three multi-use trail projects in Champaign County that are getting more than $2.5 million in federal funds trough the Illinois Department of Transportation.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Area history, April 14, 2014
In 1914: Several area towns planned to protest the discontinuation of local passenger trains between Urbana and Peoria, and Urbana and Indianapolis on the Big Four Railroad.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Mahomet house fire under investigation
Cornbelt firefighters are trying to figure out what started a fire in a small home in the heart of the village Saturday night.
Champaign County gets more than $2.6 million in trail, bike grants
Champaign County is set to receive more than $2.6 million in grants for trails and bike paths, Governor Pat Quinn's office announced Saturday.
Lincoln Daily News
IDNR announces new management for Eagle Creek golf course
Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller approved a contract with Green Golf Partners to maintain and operate the Eagle Creek golf course, on the shore of Lake Shelbyville.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
State Senate Debates Comon Core
A bill setting out the testing standards under the controversial Common Core in Illinois K-12 education passed the state Senate, but not without contentious debate.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Shelbyville Daily Union
New management contracted for Eagle Creek Golf Course
Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller approved a contract with Green Golf Partners Tuesday, April 8, to maintain and operate the Eagle Creek Golf Course, located on the shore of Lake Shelbyville near Findlay.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Volunteers plant trees in tornado-ravaged Gifford
Volunteers, from left, Jane Solon, of Champaign West Rotary, Charlie Marsh, of Urbana, Andy Sievers, of the Mahomet Lions Club, use a bit of teamwork to plant a tree in the central part of Gifford to plant about 235 trees as part of a rebuilding effort in areas heavily affected by last fall's tornado.
Man survives Mahomet crash, but SUV hard to find
Mahomet police officer Becky Bragg said a man with blood all over his face came into the Mobil Super Pantry at the northwest corner of Oak and Lombard streets about 2:35 a.m. and said he had crashed into trees.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Big-ticket home listed in small Illinois town
The five-bedroom home and its guest house that are for sale just outside the small town of Mahomet sits on 217 acres.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Lincoln Daily News
Millikin's Perkinson Gallery to showcase Senior BFA Exhibitions March 31-April 25
Perkinson Art Gallery in Kirkland Fine Arts Center will feature Millikin University's annual Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibitions the next four weeks, from March 31 through April 25. The exhibitions will feature a variety of outstanding works by senior BFA students in partial fulfillment of their degree requirements.
Fashion from thrift stores, cooking with organically grown food and protecting the Mahomet Aquifer will be featured in presentations by about 100 exhibitors at the annual "Illinois Sustainable Living and Wellness Expo" at Illinois Wesleyan University.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Illinois restocking ponds with rainbow trout
Workers with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources are restocking dozens ponds across Illinois ahead of next month's trout fishing opener.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Mahomet OKs moving contract for new school
As construction crews continue to work on the new Middletown Prairie Elementary, Mahomet-Seymour administrators are already looking ahead to move-in day.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Mahomet girl gets pre-Disney makeover
Ten-year-old Isabella "Izzy" Gonzalez knows all about the world of hospitals, doctors and intensive care, but she's about to leave all that behind for a week with her family and enter the magical world of Disney.