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Cannabis businesses may be banned from Rantoul after a village board vote on a proposed ordinance at the Nov. 12 village board meeting.

Deteriorating structures and inoperable vehicles are an ongoing frustration for Thomasboro officials and residents.

RANTOUL — Northview Elementary students, Rantoul, recently participated in the International Walk to School Day — a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the same day.

RANTOUL — The Rantoul Fire Department is in the process of implementing a new training program called “Target Solution.”

The Armstrong High School art class was recently “tricked” (surprised)  and “treated” by a variety of reptiles on Halloween.

FISHER — A blood drive will be held Thursday, Nov. 7, at River Valley Church fellowship hall, Fisher.


URBANA — It’s been 24 years since a man who was about to spray some weeds in a farm ditch southwest of Thomasboro found a human bone and clothing, which led to the discovery of almost an entire female skeleton.

POTOMAC — Potomac Grade School will host a Breakfast with the Brave from 7:45-8:10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the school.

FISHER — The Fisher school board has named its newest principal. But Jake Palmer won’t start the job until next summer.

THOMASBORO– Every day, Mary Borchardt would sit in front of her classroom in a directors’ chair and unleash a series of questions upon her fifth- through eighth-graders about the previous night’s news.

POTOMAC —The Armstrong-Township High School student council will hold a fall party open to local school children from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the school.

PAXTON — An elderly man from Texas was killed Wednesday morning when his car left the road and struck a guardrail on Interstate 57 south of Paxton.

RANTOUL — The Holiday Bureau, a community-wide project made possible by local voluntary donations, is again being sponsored by the Community Service Center of Northern Champaign County.