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U.S. Judge John Lee’s decision sheds some light on the legal back-and-forth now underway in connection with J.B. Pritzker's three lockdown orders that have dramatically restricted citizen and business freedoms and wrecked the state’s economy.
After the coronavirus pandemic denied Charles Kemper (Class of ’87), Troy Cardinal (’93) and Lisa Flavin (’83) their chance to be honored in person last week, staff writer Alexandria Kobryn took a stroll down memory lane with all three.
'We had our bistro set up at 青鹏棋牌 and I said we can take it with us and sit in the parking lot and ... enjoy the beautiful night,' Mark Gerhart of Rantoul said he told his wife, Joan. Thus was born a perfectly safe, legal and unusual way to dine al fresco amid a pandemic.
In between battling blazes and conducting COVID-19-related protocols and supply hunts Danville's new fire chief, sworn into the post in March, answered a few questions from staff writer Alexandria Kobryn on all things fire and the road to becoming chief.
The Champaign County Historical Society, organized in 1958, began scouting potential locations for a county museum in the 1960s. The group was anxious to find a 青鹏棋牌 for artifacts related to county history but needed funding and a suitable location.
For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500. RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administe…
It was the simplest of times. Making mud pies in the backyard and drinking water from the water hose. ‘I had a wonderful childhood! ... I had boundaries, but I was free to explore within those boundaries. That freedom fostered a sense of creativity and ingenuity.’ Little did Asia Fuller Hami…
In Birdland, we have been through a couple of seasons this week. Winter returned on Tuesday and Thursday. But now it is spring again, and I’m ready to begin.
When most people come to the William M. Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College for a show, they are greeted by a 50-foot dome and the impressive — but imposing — Zeiss star projector. As the programs begin, the lights get dimmer than they would in a movie theater, which may briefly create …
This is a talk about the birds and the bees. But wait, it’s not what you’re thinking. And it starts with a plant. The plant is known by the scientific name Carex jamesii, but it’s commonly also called James Sedge or Lawn Sedge. As the name suggests, Lawn Sedge looks much like the turf grasse…
For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.
Mulch is a great way to suppress weeds and reduce tillage if you mulch heavily at the end of the growing season. The mulched area is perfect for carefully planting seedlings with minimal disturbance.
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way faithful Muslims will practice and worship during Ramadan, their special month of fasting, prayer, reflection and community, which began at dawn today.
My husband and I devised this fairly easy recipe after scouring one of our favorite cookbooks for dinner options. (The book is 'Indian Instant Pot Cookbook' by Urvashi Pitre, if you’re curious.)
We had such nice weather last week. I got all excited about it. My feel-good barometer went way up. Now this week it plummeted and I just shiver.
In Champaign, groceries were handed out Monday to students and families in need at three sites next to Unit 4's existing distribution sites.
To her fellow grandparents aching for contact with their grandchildren, 'what I would say right now is I feel your pain,' Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin said. 'But we need to stay apart for now.'
Most people would not think of light as being a pollutant, but if used excessively and inappropriately, you can easily throw away a few dollars and harm the environment.
On Christmas Eve of 1968, the crew of the Apollo 8 mission, during the first manned expedition around the moon, witnessed the Earth rising above the moon’s cratered horizon. Astronaut Bill Anders snapped a famous color photo of our small blue planet known as “Earthrise.”
The Eastern Illinois Foodbank and its network of food pantries across 18 counties have been seeing the increase firsthand, with more families seeking help for the very first time, according to Molly Delaney, the food bank’s vice president of development.
We have another beautiful spring day. Matter of fact, we’ve had two beautiful days in a row. Yesterday was a very nice day for laundry. Yes! I’ve been waiting for that since — well, probably February.
The Art Mart owners opened up to staff writer Alexandria Kobryn about their soft spot for children's charities and how their lives and business model have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
During the coronavirus pandemic, our pets can receive care, but it will be a different experience. The two ways Illinois veterinary clinics can offer care are through curbside service, and telemedicine consults.
Four times since mid-November I have driven to Whitewater, Kan., just north of Wichita. I went to see my mom. Her health is rapidly declining. I had hoped to return during Holy Week, but because of COVID-19, care facilities everywhere are on strict lockdown, including the Mennonite Wheat Sta…