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Wind causes problems for fighting fire in Vermilion County
The wind created problems for several rural fire departments Tuesday as they battled a blaze in a heavily wooded, rural area along the Vermilion River east of Oakwood.
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18 hrs ago
Windmills driving landvalues up
While some people don't care much for the windmills dotting the rural countryside, members of the Gifford school board likely aren't among them.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Danville man in custody for shooting that injured three
A release from Danville Public Safety Director Larry Thomason said Cordario Townsend, 25, was arrested about 10 p.m. Friday for aggravated battery with a firearm.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Vermilion board looking at setting county salaries
That's what's needed when setting salaries for the next four years for elected officeholders, according to the county's finance committee chairman, John Alexander.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Ash borer found in Danville's Douglas Park
Steve Lane, Danville city parks worker, holds a limb from an ash tree in Douglas Park that was tested by the U.S. Dept.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Catlin School Board approves consolidation with Jamaica
The proposed consolidation of the Catlin and Jamaica school districts in Vermilion County has taken another step forward.
Threat of TB 'very minimal' for most
Champaign County has one of the highest rates of tuberculosis in Illinois, but for the average person, the threat of getting this contagious disease is "very minimal," local public health experts say.
Ikea Buys Ill. Wind-Energy Project
The U.S. subsidiary of Swedish furniture retailer IKEA announced Thursday that it is buying a long-planned wind-energy project in eastern Illinois as part of the company's initiative to offset its energy use with renewable energy generation.
Man arrested on weapons charges a suspect in Hoopeston shooting
A 44-year-old Lafayette, Ind., man who was arrested earlier this week on weapons charges is also a suspect in the March 9 fatal shooting at a Hoopeston motel, according to authorities.
United Way launches 2-1-1 service in Vermilion County
Vermilion County residents now have a new way to get connected with area health and human services at any time and on any day.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Saturday benefit to remember Danville woman slain in December
"She was an exceptional person," the Tilton woman said of Jamie Yanders Sternberger.
Pedestrian killed in western Vermilion County
Authorities have not released the name of a man killed in western Vermilion County Thursday night as he walked on a state highway.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Weather spotters class postponed by forecast
A weather spotters training class, which was to be held at the Tilton Public Works Building on Thursday, has been canceled due to the weather.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Former Provena physician practices dwindling
Closing physician offices in this area is nothing new for the medical group that is now part of Presence Health.
Danville officials still hoping for casino
When Jim Fletcher called to book his usual spot on the every-other-Wednesday charter to East Peoria two weeks ago, he was disappointed to discover the bus company he used had gone out of business.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Smoking down in Illinois, but not evenly
Smoking has declined in Illinois, but not all counties are seeing the same kinds of reductions in the number of people lighting up, new research has found.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Top of the Morning, March 26, 2014
The timing of this year's Severe Weather Spotters Training Class in Tilton packs a punch.