The excitement for the start of harvest went up in flames in a matter of minutes on Ropp Farms near Normal in McLean County.
Downtown Danville Inc., Vermilion Advantage, and The City of Danville are excited to announce that the annual Night of Lights Parade will take place downtown on Friday, December 3 at 6 PM. The 2021 theme for the parade is “Hometown Holiday.” Parade float entries are accepted now until Novemb…
On Oct. 19, Richard Ingram, formerly of Hoopeston, Illinois, pleaded guilty to Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault, a Class X Felony. Ingram was sentenced to serve 14 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.
DANVILLE, IL - Lakeview College of Nursing in Danville and Charleston, IL, awarded numerous scholarships for the Fall 2021 semester. Students from the area who received the awards include the following:
What are some of the qualities we need to be good parents? There is no training manual, guidebook, or definitive set of directions that applies to every child or circumstance. I surely do not have all the answers, but after being parented by wonderful parents, and twenty-seven years of being…
For the last few weeks, you may have noticed all different types of mushrooms popping up seemingly overnight. Where are they coming from? Is it cause for concern? What can be done?
Mike Davis, Central Illinois Land bank director, provided an update on some of the projects he has underway in the city during the recent Hoopeston City Council meeting.
DANVILLE- The root collar of a tree is an area at the base of the trunk where root tissue and trunk tissue meet. In recent years, the field of arboriculture has started to recognize the importance of this vital transitional area on trees.
MaryBess Gordon regularly takes time to sit on the bench her family donated at Carle’s Shining Light Infant Memorial Garden to reflect and remember little Maggie, who was stillborn at 36 weeks after an umbilical cord incident.
DANVILLE- Fall is officially here and garden clean-up has begun. Many gardeners keep a journal and at the end of the season, they add notes and reminders for next spring. A journal can be a gardeners most useful tool. If you don't already have one already this is a great time to start.
The 2021 Hoopeston Area High School Homecoming Court. Pictured from left to right are: Freshmen Macy Warner and Angel Zamora; Sophomores Emmalee Bruens and Brady Linares; Juniors Bre Crose and Waylon Lee; Seniors Emily Ray, Payton Armstrong, Makenzie Tate, Allie Pickett, Abel Colunga, Justin…
The U.S. swine herd continued to rebound from a three-year low, but it could still be awhile for a full return to normal size, according to USDA’s quarterly hogs and pigs inventory report released Sept. 24.
Vermilion Advantage CEO/President Tim Dudley discussed his hopes to serve all of Vermilion County with the Hoopeston City Council Tuesday night.
As farmers around the state are pulling their combines into fields for the first time this fall, they are finding out they may not be done dealing with the adverse effects of a relatively dry summer just yet.
Danville, IL - The David S. Palmer Arena has been announced as one of the few select dates that will be added to Kevin Costner & Modern West’s: 2021 Tales
URBANA, IL -Eastern Illinois Foodbank (EIF) honored its community partners Saturday, September 25, at a partner recognition event sponsored by the East Central Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council. The outdoor event was held at EIF’s facility and featured awards given to EIF’s…
The Iroquois County Public Health Department (ICPHD) now has flu vaccine available. “The CDC and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are strongly advising vaccinations for everyone 6 months of age or older,” said Jane Newell, RN, BSN, Director of Clinical Nursing Services for ICPHD.
DANVILLE, IL – OSF HealthCare and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are proud to announce an important expansion of the SHIELD CU COVID-19 testing program. Starting September 24, 2021, SHIELD CU COVID-19 testing is available to community members at Danville Area Community College (DACC).
DANVILLE, IL - Lakeview College of Nursing recently honored one of its faculty members with an award. Mary Margaret Barkley of Danville, IL, received the Flame Award at the College's recent White Coat Ceremony.