E. Wayne Johnson simply wanted to clear some brush and make it into mulch. The City of Urbana thought it took too long.
We asked a smattering of people in C-U what the inauguration of President Barack Obama means to them, and what their expectations are for his presidency. It turns out we live in a pretty articulate town.
Rose Marshack has one on the way and one about to enter the beginning of its formal education. Public or Private? That's the contest, and she wants you to weigh in.
Local singer/songwriter Carl Hauck stops by to chat about video games, songwriting and sucking up to Todd Hunter.
Illinois played particularly well on the road for about 25 minutes against Michigan State, but choked down the stretch, misfiring yet again on an opportunity to propel itself into the Top 25.
Our weekly roundup of the best speakers coming to C-U unearths zero-energy homes, wind-aided injuries, communicable diseases and political satire.
Springer considers becoming a poet, his dog wearing scarves, the worst album covers of all time ... really anything that's decidedly not writing an actual column this week. For crying out loud, how can he think about his column when he has some celebratin' to do?
Taco Loco has grown up from being a little known taco shop in Mahomet to a big-time taqueria in the North Prospect Ave. shopping district. And for a local business, that's saying a lot.
Our resident pro football expert sets the tables for Sunday's clash of the Birds (and one Steeler).
When was the last time you went to a concert featuring a percussionist who makes his own bowed gongs? Thought so.
Horse racing fans experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows in 2008. Here's a look back on some of the most profound moments of last year, and a peek at what exciting things may come out of 2009.