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Guest commentary: Fisher man spent a year serving in Vietnam


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Porter: Reflecting on all the dumb choices made in life


Rantoul Press columnist

Somebody asked me the other day: What is the stupidest thing you’ve ever done? I had to think hard because that’s a lot of material to cover.

Poremba: Memories come back to mind as holidays approach

The holidays are sneaking up on us once again. This is the time of the year when memories flood my mind, and they are truly good ones.

I miss my grandmother because she made the house smell like a bakery. The cookies, the bread, ravioli and the homemade sauce. The lasagna, the turkey, everything Italian.

And then came the food coma.

Fogal: It’s been a busy time at horse rescue


Rantoul Press columnist

DEWEY — It was a busy and hectic month at Society for Hooved Animal Rescue and Emergency in rural Dewey.

This is the time of year we have our big annual fundraiser to have enough funding to carry us through the winter months with feed and meds for our 50 horses.

Guest commentary: Huge thank you to those who helped create wonderful night of music


For Rantoul Press

Thanks to the Rantoul Township High School Music Department and Matthew Chesner, the band director, for the delightful evening we enjoyed with them on Oct. 25 at their fall pops concert.

Poremba: Rantoul resident knows what pain is all about

Nita Schneider has a big heart. She will have a birthday soon and wants any and all gifts to be donations sent to Shriner’s Hospital Research Center in St. Louis or Indiana University Hospital Center for Bone Disorders in Indianapolis.

Anyone who needs more informatio may call 217-417-2538 or   217-417-1063.

Wang: Art gallery promotes social, cultural, economic development

Last Friday at the First Friday cultural and art event on Main Street in downtown Urbana I visited several art venues.

Kelley: McLean's homespun humor kept us company on 12-hour drives

In the month before Christmas, I can’t help but reminisce about 12-hour long drives home to Illinois from Canada and Stuart McLean.

Pace: So many settling for a life far less than one they could live

Every day that I’ve been a personal witness to the downside of living being lived less than intended by God, my heart is broken.

Letter to the editor: Clean-up, drop-off events were a success in Rantoul

To the editor:

On June 10, 2017, the village of Rantoul and C&S Area Waste held their annual Clean-Up Day to allow residents to dispose of bulk waste items free of charge. 

We also offered an electronics drop-off for recycling and passed out free LED light bulbs to all of the residents who came through.