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Temporary tax relief measures to begin Friday in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – Illinoisans will receive some modest tax relief starting Friday when the state’s new fiscal year begins.

Finding fireworks for Independence Day Weekend 2022

URBANA – Here’s a partial list of professional fireworks displays for Independence Day weekend, July 1-4, 2022:

Illini Motorsports: National Champions!

For the first time in the University of Illinois Formula SAE 40-year history, its team won both of the competitions that comprised...

Waiting for the sun to set to find a rare bird

MASON COUNTY, Ill. – When most people are just getting home from their workdays, I’m about to start mine. I am a...

Small molecule transports iron in mice, human cells to treat some forms of anemia

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A natural small molecule derived from a cypress tree can transport iron in live mice and human cells lacking...

Will renaming carp help control them?

Illinois officials this month announced that Asian carp would now be called “copi” in an attempt to make the fish more desirable...

Rescuing ancient Maya history from the plow

CENTRAL BELIZE – Things have changed since I was last in Belize in 2018, when I excavated the ancestral Maya pilgrimage site...

New program to support U of I freshmen with autism

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Incoming freshmen at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign this fall with autism spectrum disorder can take part in a...

Study examined COVID-19 policies’ effects on people with disabilities

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The gym closures, social distancing mandates and other COVID-19 mitigation policies in the U.S. negatively affected the mental health...

Champaign County police turn to financial incentives to fill vacancies

CHAMPAIGN – Police departments across the U.S., including in Champaign County, are facing staffing shortages.  The Champaign police department...

Four exhibits to visit at Krannert Art Museum this summer

Krannert Art Museum (KAM) is the second largest general fine art museum in the state of Illinois and operates within the College of...

CCIL Scientists Targeting Minor Cannabinoids as Potential Cancer Therapeutics

Urbana, Ill. – Cannabis has long been used to alleviate pain, reduce anxiety, and treat inflammation, with the earliest records dating back to 2737...

Anouncement

[Urbana] Sign up for fall youth soccer!

Special discount if you sign up by August 8. More information, including how to register, at: https://bit.ly/3oAfPiA

[Urbana] Outdoor Free Fitness in the Park

Are you looking for ways to stay fit and active this summer? Check out our FREE outdoor fitness programs that you can enjoy all...

[Urbana] Crystal Lake Park Art Fair

Saturday August 6, 10 am - 4 pmBetween Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center and Anita Purves Nature Center (1505 N Broadway)

[Champaign] TOAST TO TAYLOR STREET

Shop local makers and artists, experience live music and entertainment, and grab some of the best food and drinks that Champaign has...