Champaign To Resume Hosting State HS Boys Basketball Tournament

CHAMPAIGN – March Madness is returning to Champaign-Urbana.   The Illinois High School Association board voted Monday to move its Boys Basketball State Finals tournament from Peoria to the University of Illinois State Farm Center for the next three years. The board voted to keep the girls’ tournament at Illinois State’s Redbird Arena in Normal, rejecting a […]

Local Blood Drives Call For Blood Donors After COVID-19 Causes Decline

Blood drives have been considered an essential service in Illinois during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they’ve still seen a decline in donations since the pandemic began. Now, as elective surgeries return to full swing at hospitals, local blood centers are asking for more people to donate. The drop in blood donations initially corresponded with a […]