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Fatal crash in Rantoul under investigation
Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said Jason L. Cuppernell, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision with a semitrailer tractor that happened about 4:40 a.m. near the village's industrial park.
Some in Rantoul angry over firing
A number of residents are angry about Friday's firing of Rantoul Village Administrator Bruce Sandahl, and several of them, including business people and two former trustees, let Mayor Chuck Smith and the village board know about it.
Toddler, family deal with blood disorder
A bone marrow donor is also on his wish list, but if he can't find a match right away, he and his parents would be thrilled with gifts of blood so others may have the life-saving opportunities Joe has had in the last year.
Top of the Morning, March 4, 2014
President John Calderon announced at a luncheon that the club's spring project will be to plant up to 350 trees in the tornado-ravaged village, Partnering with the Champaign County Farm Bureau, volunteers representing rotary clubs in Champaign, Rantoul and Piatt County will go to work in early April.
Area history, March 3, 2014
In 1914, Champaign Mayor O.B. Dobbins has lifted the ban recently placed on theaters and other places of amusement because of the scare over scarlet fever.
Burglary plea brings probation
A Rantoul teen who admitted breaking in to a business in the village has been sentenced to two years of probation and home detention.
Rural Fisher home invasion investigated
Champaign County sheriff's Sgt. Jeff Vercler said three young men from the Rantoul area were at a home in the 600 block of County Road 3300 N about 12:45 a.m. when three armed, masked men came in the house and robbed them.
3 hurt in I-57 crash
Three people were injured when a car hit them after one vehicle went into the median on Interstate 57 and a second stopped to check on the driver of that car.
Rantoul man arrested with crack cocaine
A convicted crack cocaine dealer from Rantoul is being held in the Champaign County Jail after police found almost an ounce of crack cocaine at his home.