CHAMPAIGN — After some delay, the city is moving forward with its boutique-hotel project — this time with a different developer.
Tom’s Mailbag goes live at 2 p.m. Friday. Submit questions here.A sampling of what’s to come:”Milo’s is closing at the end of February. What are the owners’ plans for the building? Lease? Sale? Or perhaps they start a new adventure in that building or elsewhere?”
URBANA — Urbana newlyweds have launched their own catering business, one that features Sicilian foods.
CHAMPAIGN — At Parkland College’s Tony Noel Agricultural Applications Center on Wednesday, students were installing row unit modules on a planter that will be used in test fields to show off the latest in precision ag technology.
Each week, staff writer Paul Wood talks with a high-tech leader. This week, meet NINA KSHETRY, the founder and president of Champaign-based Ensaras Inc. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in environmental engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is a licensed professional engineer.
Q: How many Deluxe fish sandwiches were sold on Ash Wednesday, the first day they made their comeback at Dublin’s in downtown Champaign?
SPRINGFIELD — Legislation that could prevent people with the wrong intentions from buying retention ponds in Illinois subdivisions was introduced this week in the Illinois Legislature by state Sen. Chapin Rose, R-Mahomet.
WASHINGTON — Groundbreakings on new homes jumped 9.7 percent last month to the highest level since October 2016, welcome news for a housing market struggling with a shortage of homes for sale.
CHAMPAIGN — With the help of a giant crane, workers are installing a new pasta dryer at the Kraft Heinz plant in Champaign.
By ROSS BROWNFISHER — The village’s downtown grocery store isn’t going anywhere, but one big change is on the way.