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.
DANVILLE — In five months, the Golden Nugget Danville casino is targeted for opening.
The pay is a pittance, nighttime and weekend work is required and you’re often the first call when something — anything — goes wrong.
Local & Social Scene
La Salette freshman Marco Cruz won Saturday’s 1A Chrisman Regional boys’ race, logging a time of 16:36.55.
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.
The St. Anne-Donovan Cardinals traveled to Hoopeston Area to take on the Cornjerkers Tuesday.
In girls’ track and field
Watseka and Hoopeston Area softball players showcased their offensive skills during Monday’s game in Watseka.