Wednesday Mar 5
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.
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Wednesday Mar 5
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.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
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.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
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.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
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.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
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.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
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.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Man sentenced to 10 years in cocaine case
A Champaign man who admitted having more than an ounce of cocaine in the home where he was living late last year has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Jakobsson, Prussing make endorsement official
Veteran state Rep. Naomi Jakobsson, D-Urbana, and Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing on Wednesday morning formally endorsed Champaign attorney Sam Rosenberg for the Democratic nomination in the 103rd House District.
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Lincoln Heritage Museum Facility Selects Alcorn McBride
The life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln will come alive in the new home of the Lincoln Heritage Museum on the campus of Lincoln College when it reopens in April 2014 in Lincoln, Illinois.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Rantoul official helps Washington recover from tornado
A village of Rantoul official has played a prominent role in assisting the tornado-ravaged community of Washington, Ill., in its rebuilding efforts.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Rantoul facility ready to serve
The large facility now located at 1126 Country Club Lane is now known as the Multicultural Community Center.