Tuesday May 21
UI Extension to move Onarga office next door
It did not take long for the University of Illinois Extension to find another building to rent for use as its new Onarga office.
Tue May 14, 2013
Paxton rescinds ban on skydiving
The city council voted 5-3 this week to rescind the ordinance that prohibits skydiving there.
Health department actions criticized
Ford County Board member Randy Ferguson shook his head and sighed at one point during this week's meeting, frustrated that the Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department's embattled administrator did not see any issue with the awarding of a $123,000 contract to the husband of an agency employee.
Mon May 13, 2013
Directions to Paxton Game
Paxton From Route 45 South: Go to 4th intersection in Paxton . This is just after a Church on your right.
Wed May 01, 2013
Paxton weighs public use of shooting range
The city council will meet as the police committee after its regular monthly meeting May 13 to further look into the possible use of the city's shooting range for public classes and access.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Bus company promises to drop Ford lawsuits
In response to a backlash from University of Illinois students, a Champaign charter bus service has pledged to dismiss all 124 small-claims cases it has filed in Ford County Circuit Court for alleged violations of the company's "terms and conditions" - many of which were against UI students.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Bus firm's legal practices maligned
A Champaign bus company contends that Ford County is the proper venue for the 104 small-claims cases it has filed since November - the majority against University of Illinois students - for violations of the company's "terms and conditions." But an attorney representing one of the defendants says the venue is not only improper but appears to be a ... (more)