RANTOUL — Pleasant Acres Elementary has been awarded $2,900 to support healthy eating and physical activity initiatives, as a part the Fuel Up to Play 60 program, which encourages students to eat healthy, be active and implement positive changes in their schools and communities.
RANTOUL — A village loan committee said it won’t consider a local company’s zero percent loan request until it cleans up its property and pays past-due utility bills owed to the village.
RANTOUL — Only incumbents, except for village clerk, had picked up nominating petitions to run for Rantoul village office as of Monday morning to run in the April 6 consolidated election.
URBANA — A Rantoul woman told a Champaign County judge Friday that she felt coerced into performing oral sex on a paramedic in the back of an ambulance as she was being driven to a hospital.
URBANA — A 25-year-old Fisher man who said he’d been using drugs and alcohol since age 7 was sentenced Wednesday to 30 months of probation for two separate crimes.
URBANA — A Rantoul woman was sentenced to two years of second-chance probation after admitting she stole cash from her former employer.
RANTOUL — A Rantoul man has been issued a notice to appear in court for battery and assault after he allegedly harmed a 10-year-old girl Sunday at a local playground.
RANTOUL — A domestic violence awareness vigil in Rantoul is planned for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, in front of the Rantoul municipal building, 333 S. Tanner St.
RANTOUL — Tyler Wilson said his 12-year-old son is having to work well past his bedtime to get all of his school work done in the remote learning portion of the BlendEd education program.
RANTOUL — Area residents will be able to multi-task — getting three jobs done the same day — at an event coming up this weekend.
URBANA — A man already in jail on three felony and two misdemeanor cases has been charged in the March holdup of an employee of a gambling café.
RURAL RANTOUL — Cause and manner of death results of a male whose remains were found last Wednesday evening near Rantoul are pending additional testing, Rantoul police Sgt. Rodney Sullivan said Friday.
URBANA — An Urbana teenager who pleaded guilty to aggravated battery for his part in a Rantoul attempted drug-related robbery has been sentenced to nine months of probation.
URBANA — A Rantoul teen found in possession of a loaded gun and cannabis in July has been sentenced to five years of probation and 100 hours of public service.
RANTOUL -- Two would-be robbers walked away from a Rantoul business without any money after they were thwarted by an employee Monday night.
RANTOUL — Longtime Rantoul Public Works Director Greg Hazel will retire this year, and the village has started a search for his replacement.
THOMASBORO — Commercial property owners will have to pay an additional monthly demand charge for both water and sewer service under two new ordinances the village board approved last week.
“Oh, this helps a lot” was one teacher’s comment within an hour of the new air conditioning system being turned on last week at St. Malachy School in Rantoul when the temperatures were in the 80s.
RANTOUL — The annual Luke Remington I Made a Difference Cancer Walk in Rantoul will go on this fall but under a different format because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
RANTOUL — A Rantoul woman was arrested Wednesday evening for driving under the influence after her car struck a light pole and rolled over in the village.
RANTOUL — Mayor Chuck Smith said he has received comments “from all over the United States” about the Air Force’s plan to dismantle the missile at the former Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul.
RANTOUL — The bicycle belonging to a missing Rantoul man was discovered Sunday morning, but an ensuing search of the area did not lead authorities to David J. Franklin.
RANTOUL — The village board appears to be split on whether elected officials should receive pay raises beginning next year. The board will take up the issue at its Sept. 8 meeting.
RANTOUL — Bank of Rantoul and Denny and Anne Long have committed to gifts totaling $130,000 toward the under-construction Rantoul Family Sports Complex.
URBANA — It’s been nearly a year since Champaign County’s last residential electronics collection event, but a chance to get rid of all your old TVs, computers and phones is coming up soon.