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URBANA — Criminal charges have been dismissed against a couple accused of molesting a child in Rantoul.
The race in Champaign County Board District 1 — the area that covers most of the largely rural northwestern quadrant of the county — features two candidates who might be familiar to voters in the area that includes Mahomet, Fisher, Dewey, Foosland and Seymour.
Rantoul Business Women’s Club will hold its annual Christmas in November auction at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, at Rantoul Public Library.
This is the club’s scholarship fund fundraiser.
Contact 893-3412 for more information.
Only Mike Frerichs, the hometown state senator running for state treasurer, has raised more money in Champaign-Urbana this election cycle than Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner.
URBANA — A Fisher man who admitted having sex with a teen seven years younger than he has been conditionally sentenced to 30 months of probation and six months in the county jail.
Residents in Rantoul Township and Thomasboro Grade School district will be asked to raise their property tax rates in next Tuesday’s (Nov. 4) election.
Rantoul Township. The Rantoul Township proposal would increase taxes a little more than $50,000.
The polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. for next Tuesday’s (Nov. 4) general election.
Following is a list of area polling places.
Brown Township (Fisher and Foosland) — Fisher community building, 100 E. School St.
Compromise Township (Gifford) — Gifford community building, 101 S. Main St.
GIFFORD—The rules were simple. Questions could only be submitted in writing, and things would be civil.
What could have been a contentious back-and-forth between parents and administrators turned out to be a peaceful question-and-answer forum last Thursday at Gifford Grade School.
RANTOUL — Despite several issues on each side of the argument, the Rantoul Township High School board of education voted to approve the petition filed by Rantoul City Schools District 137 to withdraw from the Rural Champaign County Special Education Cooperative.
RANTOUL — AT&T will begin hiring about 100 new employees for its Rantoul call center.
Chris Warwick, director of external affairs at the company’s Springfield facility, said AT&T is now starting the process of hiring the new workers after announcing earlier this year that it would be relocating positions from Springfield.