August 23, 2023 Today’s headlines: Decatur teaching assistants have been without a contract since June. The School Board for Urbana School District 116 has a
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 Today’s headlines: Governor J.B. Pritzker welcomed the fall class at the University of Illinois’s Urbana campus Monday, with optimistic words about
Monday, August 21, 2023 Today’s headlines: The last class of freshmen where race was factored into admissions is starting classes Monday at the University of Illinois.
August 18, 2023 Today’s headlines: A shelter for unhoused men is set to open later this month in Urbana and some residents are voicing concerns for
August 17, 2023 Today’s headlines: One of the ramps feeding traffic to I-57 from I-74 is about to close for a long time. Urbana’s new police
217 Today: Illinois now requires K-12 students to learn Native American history. What has to be in the lessons, and who is checking?
August 16, 2023 Today’s headlines: Thomas Paine Elementary School is opening its doors for the first day of school today with its newly renovated and expanded
217 Today: ‘It can implode and our families are suffering’: What are northern Illinois’ early childhood needs?
August 15, 2023 Today’s headlines: Garden Hills Academy in Champaign re-opened as a pre-K-through-eight school — adding early childhood and middle school grades to the
August 14, 2023 Today’s headlines: Today is the first day of school for many children in central Illinois — and some are walking into new classrooms.
Friday, August 11, 2023 Today’s headlines: Following the deaths of two young Black men in police-involved shootings this year, Rantoul Police are engaging in community
Thursday, August 10, 2023 Today’s headlines: A new state law allowing certain non-citizens to become police officers is being criticized by Republicans and the public.
August 9, 2023 Today’s headlines: More than two dozen local agencies gathered at the Rantoul Family Sports Complex Tuesday evening for a Family Resource Fair. Hospitals
August 8, 2023 Today’s headlines: Republican state representative Mike Marron is hosting an event for Rantoul residents to find out more about the resources within