Champaign County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. UPDATED: Bondville standoff endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... Acres trailer park where authorities were responding to a report of a man firing a gun. A standoff between Champaign County sheriff's deputies and a man who allegedly fired a gun at a mobile home park in Bondville early this morning has ended ...

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  2. Feinen: 'I think you will see change'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... Bryan & Knox. She has been on the city council since 2006. Before that, she served 14 years on the Champaign County Board, and ran unsuccessfully for state representative in 2004. Feinen outraised her three opponents by a wide margin, collecting at ...

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  3. Around the Area: Monticello race won by 1; 2 Paceys win in Paxton; Bondville dry no moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... win. The current board president is the latest in a long line of Walkers who have lived in the north Champaign County community. "I think it was my name, being a longtime resident, and people were talking me up," Walker said. "If I didn't have the ...

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  4. Area history, April 8, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... will have entrances on both Neil and Hickory streets. It will be two stories high. In 1965: Control of the Champaign County Board of Supervisors remained securely in the hands of Republicans as a result of Tuesday's township election. The makeup of ...

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  5. Champaign schools measure fails by more than 2-1 marginRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... needs as the focus." The earliest a new bond issue could be put to voters would be March 2016, according to Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten. The measure won in just eight of the 53 precincts in the district, but received fewer yes votes than ...

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  6. Man sentenced to 10 years for burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... the burglar as Huff. At the time, Huff was on parole for a 2007 residential burglary conviction from Champaign County for which he was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Assistant State's Attorney Sarah Perry said Huff also had a 2006 residential ...

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  7. Man on parole for aggravated robbery charged with burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    An Urbana man on parole for aggravated robbery faces six to 30 years in prison if convicted of stealing from a home in that city. Bruce Renfro, 29, who listed an address in the 1100 block of Lanore Drive, is being held in the Champaign County Jail in lieu of $75,000 bond after being charged last week with residential burglary in connection with a break-in and theft that occurred Feb. 2. An Urbana police report said that on that day, the house in the 1900 block of Weaver Street was broken into and an Xbox system and 13 games for it were stolen.

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  8. More than 100 dogs seized in MechanicsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Madison Press

    ... officials round up over 100 dogs from a Wren Road residence in Mechanicsburg Friday. MECHANICSBURG - The Champaign County Sheriff's Office, area dog wardens and local rescue group Barely Used Pets teamed up to seize more than 100 dogs from a ...

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  9. Authorities seize more than 130 dogs from Champaign-co. propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Daily-Jeff.com

    County officials have seized more than 130 dogs from a west central Ohio home after investigators found they were living in filthy conditions. Authorities in Champaign County took 137 dogs Friday from the Mechanicsburg property west of Columbus.

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  10. Unit 4: Mailer was appropriate use of tax dollarsRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... need a delay? Just say, 'Yeah we paid for it or no we didn't,'" Nudo said. Nudo, a former member of the Champaign County Board, said the Keep Central Central group hit the $13,000 mark in campaign contributions Monday with a $300 donation. Only ...

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  11. No conflict in race for two Parkland seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... And depending on who the winners are, the seven-member board could include five members from Champaign County. The Parkland district has all or parts of 12 counties, including Ford, Iroquois, McLean and Livingston counties north of Champaign-Urbana. ...

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  12. Nearly all early voting from ChampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    The first day of remote site early voting in Champaign County resulted in 162 votes being cast Monday at the Meadowbrook Community Church in Champaign, more than the six other satellite sites combined. The heavy turnout at the church at 1902 S. Duncan Road is believed to be another indication of the high voter interest in three Champaign issues in next Tuesday's consolidated election: the $144 million Champaign schools bond issue, an 8-way race for the Champaign school board and a four-way race for mayor.

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  13. Stolen items include 2 dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    According to a Champaign police report released on Monday, a home in the 200 block of Kenwood Drive was entered on March 16. If you have any information regarding this incident, all the Champaign Police Department at 217-351-4545 or contact Champaign County Crimestoppers at 217-373-8477. Information may also be sent anonymously online at 373tips.com or by cellphone text message by sending CCTIP plus the information to CRIMES .

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  14. The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, March 30, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... would have been fine if we could mail a fire engine to the address. Several years before that evening, Champaign County officials adopted a rural numbering system, which few people used. I approached the postmaster to see if they would stop using ...

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  15. Police need help finding this 'Captain America'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... information regarding this incident, please call the Champaign Police Department at 217-351-4545 or contact Champaign County Crime Stoppers at 217-373-8477. Information may also be sent anonymously online at [URL]373tips.com;[/URL] or by cellphone ...

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  16. Danville woman dies following crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said that Carol J. Miller, 70, of Danville, was pronounced dead at 5:53 a.m. Sunday at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

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  17. Volunteers team up for mass tree planting in GiffordRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... for the village residents - just under 1,000 people - to have about 120 volunteers brought together by the Champaign County Farm Bureau and Champaign Rotary Club work on the town itself. Farm Bureau Manager Brad Uken said the planting partly ...

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  18. Groups return to Gifford to lay down new rootsRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... "The volunteers are from Rotary Clubs across the areas, Lion's Clubs, just volunteers off the street, and [Champaign County] Farm Bureau members of course too," said one of the project managers, Bill Malone. "The best part is it's a lot of different ...

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  19. Campustown post office named for James BurgessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A central Illinois post office has been named for Champaign County's first African-American state's attorney. City officials and lawmakers dedicated the Campustown post office for James R. Burgess on Thursday.

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  20. Mahomet prepares for emerald ash borerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... from within - was first found in Illinois in 2006. Since then, it's spread across the state, including Champaign County, though its presence has yet to be confirmed in Mahomet. Next week, LaForge will speak about Mahomet's response plan at a seminar ...

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