Tuesday Apr 8
Area history, April 8, 2014
In 1914: Local option carried in all Champaign County townships in which the issue was on the ballot Tuesday.
Simington named commander for State Police District 10
The state police announced on Monday that Jamal Simington has been promoted to captain of the Illinois State Police and will serve as the commander for District 10, based in Pesotum.
UPDATED: Four injured in three-vehicle I-74 head-on collision
An "extreme crosswind during a rainstorm" is being blamed for a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 74 early Thursday that injured four men, one seriously.
I-74 eastbound closed near Ogden due to crash
Both lanes of Interstate 74 eastbound in eastern Champaign County are closed due to a multiple-vehicle crash this morning.
Area history, March 16, 2014
In 1914, Anton Happ, a pioneer resident of the Pesotum area, died at his home 4 miles east of Pesotum last night.