DANVILLE, IL - Several new members were recently inducted during a fall virtual ceremony into Lakeview College of Nursing's Sigma Theta Tau - Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter.
The Hoopeston Area Music one-and-only fundraiser is underway. See your favorite band or chorus member to purchase a $10 ticket, and be entered into the daily drawings through the entire month of February. Daily winnings range from $25 to $200, with a total payout of $1,200.
It was almost a decade ago. There were four 7th grade boys at my Art room door. It was lunchtime, and it crossed my mind that they probably should have been in the cafeteria. In response to my greeting and query about their visit to my room, they simply said, we have a surprise for you.
Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White has awarded nearly $6 million to libraries focused on responding directly to the COVID-19 pandemic by modifying services, transforming spaces and developing resources for their local recovering workforce.
Champaign, IL, January 13, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is announcing several new and expanded opportunities for climate-smart agriculture in 2022. Updates include nationwide availability of the Environmental Quality Incentive…
Champaign, IL January 12, 2022--Attention Illinois Farmers! Find ways to improve soil health, learn about cover crops, remain profitable—and even more marketable—by using sustainable techniques that build up natural resilience to weather extremes, pests, and weeds. State Conservationist Ivan…
From Hoopeston Public Library Director Tricia Freeland: Due to staff shortages, as well as for the safety of our staff and patrons, Hoopeston Public Library will be open for CURBSIDE SERVICE only effective today January 18, 2022 through January 31, 2022. You may still order books and pick up…
Due to increasing case numbers and the need to keep city workers healthy, city hall will be closed to the public beginning January 18, 2022 and will tentatively reopen on January 31, 2022.
The 2022 White County Ag Winter Schools are returning this year, kicking off at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 at the White County 4-H Community Building, 12 N. 25 East, Reynolds, Ind.).
John Greer students participated in a Week of Giving from January 10-14. Pictured from left to right are: Clara Leslie, Leo Lugo, Elise Walder and Camilla Linder. The collected items were donated to the Multi-Agency Food Pantry.
Since 2015, the Vermilion County Mental Health 708 Board has been involved in a federal grant, a local grant funded by the Vermilion Healthcare Foundation, funding from Gibson Area Hospital, and now the Vermilion County Board, that has provided both Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid Tr…
Sculpt Fitness in Hoopeston recently donated $720 to the skate park project. In the month of December, they took a percent of their new memberships and G/C’s purchased to donate to the project. April Jones (middle) accepted the donation from Sculpt Fitness owners Rachel Fenner (right) and Ka…
David Ault, a Bradley student majoring in Medical Laboratory Science Clinical from Rossville, IL, has been named to Bradley's Fall 2021 Dean's List. To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must achieve a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester on a 4.0 scale.
A nursing recognition ceremony took place December 16, 2021 in the Mary Miller Center Gymnasium at Danville Area Community College. Fifteen students graduated in this ceremony.
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois, January 6, 2022 -- Birkey’s Farm Store, headquartered in Champaign, is now 100% employee-owned, as it has transitioned its business structure to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) as of December 31, 2021.
NATIONAL — Soybean growers could see demand growth from the biofuels sector in the next decade, reminiscent of the ethanol boom that shifted into high gear in the early 2000s and pushed corn use to new heights.
Around the New Year, people begin setting resolutions to improve their wellness. Many companies promise all your wellness goals will come true if you eat (or don’t eat) this or if you buy (or don’t buy) that. People often turn to trends to help meet their wellness goals. Monica Nyman, Regist…
Registration is open for the 2022 Indiana Small Farm Conference – Indiana’s premier annual event for the state’s small and diversified farming community at: purdue.ag/sfc.
The Hoopeston Jaycees invite the community to join them in celebrating the contributions and accomplishments of citizens during the 2022 Community Awards Ceremony, to take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8 at the Lorraine Theatre.
The Lorraine Theatre will be celebrate 100 years of providing entertainment this year and has a slate of performance in the works to honor this milestone.
RURAL OAKWOOD — The draw that is the Kickapoo Mountain Bike Trails is about to become even more attractive as environmental approval has been received to add 10 more miles.
Danville Public Library will suspend building access to the public for browsing and programming beginning Monday, January 3, 2022.
When a tornado, flood or other disaster strikes, rural officials might not know Rural Development can help. Molly Hammond, acting state director for Illinois Rural Development, points out they don’t have to wait for a disaster. In fact, it’s better if they don’t.
The Vermilion County War Museum will be closed on weekdays during January. It will be open Saturdays from 10am - 4pm. This gives museum staff time to make major upgrades and additions to displays.
The Vermilion County War Museum will be closed on weekdays during January. It will be open Saturdays from 10am — 4pm. This gives museum staff time to make major upgrades and additions to displays.
Area fire departments assisted the Hoopeston Fire Department in responding to structure fire in the 400 block of South Dixie Highway Sunday night.