RANTOUL — A Project READ training session for people interested in becoming tutors at Rantoul Public Library will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the library.
RANTOUL — A Rantoul man who was cited for cruelty to animals after his three dogs killed another dog last month said he is an animal lover and would never want to see a dog killed.
POTOMAC — Vermilion County teachers last week heard Elizabeth Smart, an author, activist for child safety and victim of kidnapping, speak at their professional development seminar in Bismarck.
THOMASBORO — After nine months of wrestling to find the best solution for managing the water plant, the Thomasboro Village Board has hired a full-time public works superintendent.
LUDLOW — Preparation work before bids can be let on the village water main replacement project is halfway completed, a new village clerk was introduced and the village board voted to approve accepting a gift of land to be used for a park.
RANTOUL — An aide to U.S. Rep. John Shimkus (R-15) will be available in Rantoul this week to meet with residents regarding any problems they may be having with federal government agencies.
FISHER — Nine-year-old Jordynn Huskisson of Fisher, who won the title of Little Miss of the Midwest this summer, enjoys helping people as much as she does competing.
RANTOUL — A Rantoul man has been given a notice to appear in court and cited for cruelty to animals after three dogs he owns allegedly attacked another dog and killed it last month in east Rantoul.
GIBSON CITY — A funeral director in Gibson City has been charged with felonious theft for allegedly stealing more than $60,000 from her previous employer.
RANTOUL -- The village of Rantoul's attention now turns to land acquisition after the village board Tuesday night unanimously approved construction of an approximately $20 million artificial turf sports complex.
RANTOUL — The village board will have until November to decide if it wants to allow cannabis dispensaries to operate in town.
GIFFORD — The village will hold a public hearing at 6:55 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, to hear residents’ thoughts on whether to allow the commercial sale of recreational marijuana in the community.
RANTOUL — In recognition of National Cybersecurity Month in October, Bank of Rantoul and the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) are reminding consumers of simple steps they can take to safeguard their sensitive data when making purchases online or via a smart device and what to …
RANTOUL — State Rep. Mike Marron will hold traveling office hours from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Rantoul Area Chamber of Commerce office, 120 E. Sangamon Ave.
RANTOUL — Members of the public who spoke at last week’s village board study session said construction of a sports complex on Rantoul’s west side would provide a golden opportunity for growth.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — If Haley Turner hadn’t received some helpful guidance from her mother, she might never have discovered her love for agriculture, which she is studying in college.
RANTOUL — Authorities have heard conflicting reports of what happened Sept. 26 when three dogs allegedly attacked a smaller dog and killed it in Rantoul.
URBANA — A Rantoul man on parole for a shooting that happened in that village almost six years ago has been charged by federal authorities with distribution of more than an ounce of crack cocaine.
RANTOUL — The director of O’Fallon parks and recreation said the Rantoul Village Board faces a “hard decision” when it votes next week on whether to approve construction of an approximately $20 million sports complex. But she said it would be worth it.
RANTOUL — Rantoul Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its inaugural trick or treating/trunk or treat event from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. A costume contest is also planned.
URBANA — A Rantoul man, who admitted to police that more than a pound of suspected cocaine found in his home Tuesday was his, faces a lengthy prison term if convicted.
THOMASBORO – The Thomasboro school board has adopted a deficit-reduction plan intended to eliminate a $127,942 budget deficit projected for the 2019-2020 fiscal year over three years.
RANTOUL — Emily Knox said her favorite challenge of all time from a person wishing to have a book banned came from a man who didn’t like how a book on the rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd portrayed the band and their native Alabama.
RANTOUL — As possibly a sign of an improved economy, Rantoul-based Community Service Center of Northern Champaign County has seen the number of people needing assistance decline in the past two years.
RANTOUL — The public will get another chance to give their opinions on a village proposal to build a $20 million sports complex and whether recreational cannabis should be allowed for sale in the community.
URBANA — A Champaign County judge this summer ordered a former economic development official for the village of Rantoul to pay back the company she formerly worked for more than $40,000.
RANTOUL — Rantoul Police Department and the Chamber of Commerce will host Coffee with a Cop from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the chamber office, 120 E. Sangamon Ave.
RANTOUL — After a conviction in a separate case, Champaign County prosecutors have dropped charges against an Indiana man who they said wrongfully sold two ejector seats from a plane he was tearing apart at the former Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul.