LIHEAP applications start next week
Low-income adults ages 60 and up and people with permanent disabilities can begin applying for help with their upcoming winter heating bills starting Wednesday.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Gifford meeting set on RTHS ballot question
The question asks residents of the Gifford Grade School district who also reside in the Rantoul Township High School district whether they would like to detach from RTHS to enable them to send their students to Armstrong Township High School.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Panel chosen to advise Rantoul park district
There are a couple of bank officials, a village trustee, a retired insurance official, a retired corporate officer, a former teacher and at least one non-golfer.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
George V. Letcher
George V. Letcher, 93, of Durand Illinois, formerly of Stonington, passed away peacefully at 8:45 a.m., Tuesday, August 19, 2014, surrounded by his family.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Man charged with aggravated DUI in fatal crash
A Rantoul man has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with the death of a friend who was riding with him earlier this summer.
Former teacher to be honored for humanitarian work
But he hasn't let that stop him from teaching poor farmers in Africa how to grow food and from helping bring clean water to people who would otherwise be making an all-day journey for it on foot.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Two charged with Rantoul home invasion, holdup
Two men have been charged with home invasion and armed robbery while police are looking for a third in connection with a holdup in Rantoul late Thursday.
Rantoul job candidates will meet public
The public will be able to meet the two candidates for Rantoul village administrator prior to a special meeting of the village board.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Harvey, his owner leaving Rantoul
Mary Alberico will lose her house in Rantoul. But she doesn't mind the trade-off.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
On the Money, Aug. 7, 2014
When Bill Chumbley, above, and brother Gene opened Chumbley's Standard Oil Service 50 years ago, there were 26 other filling stations in Rantoul.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Road to Rantoul: Migrant workers journey to central Illinois
The Nightingale Camp in Rantoul, Ill., is licensed by the state to house more than 400 migrant workers.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Man faces aggravated criminal sexual assault, other charges
A Rantoul man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman he'd been dating remained in the Champaign County Jail Tuesday.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Top of the Morning, Aug. 4, 2014: From the Archives
Our From The Archives photo gallery includes this shot of players clearing the field as lightning struck nearby during a Camp Rantoul scrimmage in 2011.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Area history, Aug. 3, 2014
In 1914, Deputy Sheriff Gus Evans and George DeRolff went to Gifford today to search for an insane man who allegedly stole a horse and buggy at Farmer City Saturday night.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Top of the Morning, Aug. 2, 2014
Rantoul grad Jim Barnett has the perfect accessory for this weekend's Class of 1954 reunion: a 1954 Chevy pickup.