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The 84-year-old Alma Mater statue of a robed woman flanked by figures celebrating "Learning" and "Labor" was removed for cleaning and restoration in August 2012.
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Back when the Candlestick Lane tradition started - it was either 1962 or 1963 - coordinated neighborhood Christmas light displays were fairly common.
City council members said they were OK with new plans for a marquee Campustown development project near Sixth and Green streets even though it has been significantly scaled back from the original proposal.
The Champaign County sheriff's office is seeking help identifying the man or men who robbed a pizza delivery man and a repairman at gunpoint in separate incidents this week in Dobbins Downs, just outside the Champaign city limits.
In early October, Patrick Lamanske of Champaign, Ill., works with Amanda Ziemnisky, right, of the Champaign Urbana Public Health District office in Champaign to try to sign his wife, Ping Lamanske, left, up for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act.
Neal Freeman offered no hint why he stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from the company whose owners had employed and trusted him for decades and no explanation to the co-workers who lost their jobs when the company went under.
The Dean of Students at Parkland College in Champaign said a new food pantry at the school will give students an affordable and convenient way to stay full and focused.
Just days remain to donate to the toy drive for the Salvation Army that will include an all-day drive-through collection in Champaign on Wednesday.
John and Renee Dreusicke of Lincoln are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laine to Eric Sutkay, son of Kent and Joan Sutkay of Burlington, Wisconsin.
Continuity was the overriding theme Monday night as Champaign Park District board members selected longtime recreation director Joe DeLuce as the agency's next executive director.
In order to participate, people are asked to fill a backpack with some or all of the following items: new, winter clothing; socks; underwear; coats; hats; gloves; scarves; toys; toiletries; snacks.
The weather outside was frightful Sunday evening, but it didn't prevent the members of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Champaign from putting on a live nativity scene as part of the seventh annual Nativity Walk.
News cameras and recorders now are allowed in certain court hearings in the six counties of the Sixth Judicial Circuit: Champaign, DeWitt, Douglas, Macon, Moultrie and Piatt.
For many years, Andy Williams rang in the holidays with his time-honored Christmas shows.