Monuments are more than just big slabs of stone. Their presence, as well as their absence, reflects our national narrative.
Brenda offers up some alternative Chicago spots for your next day trip up to the Windy City.
Cubs or Cards? On the ballpark level, Wrigley can't be beat.
Community banks that keep assets local have done well in this economy. Brenda’s vacation to Florida revealed why one local bank is struggling.
It's hard to tell one Champaign school board candidate from another this year. But three of the seven will be voted into office tomorrow, where they will receive a lot of grief for their efforts.
Looking forward to spending time outdoors this summer? From the Flyover Zone gives you some ideas for activities within easy reach of C-U.
There is regular evil, and then there is the special, No Child Left Behind kind. Brenda sounds off on ISAT testing.
A Champaign megachurch is drawing in families with an indoor playspace, prompting Brenda to question the line between faith and marketing.
Obama's appointment of Chicago machine politician Arnie Duncan is a sign that all is not gold in the new administration.