When you consider the common field crops in Illinois, it’s no doubt corn (Zea mays) has had a heavy influence on agriculture. However, broomcorn (Sorghum bicolor) is a lesser-known member of the grass family (Poaceae) with an agricultural history of its own in our state. It’s more closely re…

After Thanksgiving, many Americans will be nursing indigestion from the copious amounts of food we have just eaten or dealing with the madness of Black Friday. As the demolition derby of shopping carts commences, there is but one more conflict among shoppers and perhaps disagreement at the T…

DANVILLE – Falling snow in November, reminds us the holidays are right around the corner. For many residents, attending the Vermilion County Master Gardeners “Make a Holiday Wreath” class is a favorite tradition. Master Gardener Pat Sollars will once again demonstrate how to create a live wreath.

Two area teams received No. 1 seeds in the upcoming IHSA football playoffs, with 15 area programs finding out Saturday night they will have a shot to play for a state championship.

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Nearly nine months after a bipartisan group of U.S. House members sent a letter questioning the Securities and Exchange Commission’s investigation into cryptocurrencies, including the failed FTX exchange, the lawmakers are maintaining their position that the agency’s approach to regulating crypto is deeply flawed. In public comments since FTX’s collapse last month, the congressmen, led […]

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It is a tough situation that can also be uncomfortable—a colleague is diagnosed with cancer or other serious illness, and you want to do something, but you don’t want to interfere or impose. Theresa Dils recounts her story and how her co-workers were supportive during her cancer treatment.