Memorial Funds Honor Local Musician Nick Rudd

URBANA — Nick Rudd was a stalwart on the Champaign-Urbana music scene for decades. He died earlier this year. Monday, on what would have been Nick’s 60th birthday, Nick’s wife Gina Manola announced three memorial funds for music in Champaign-Urbana in his honor. The Nick Rudd Music Fund will support annual concerts through the University […]

Champaign County Opens More Early Voting Sites

Additional sites for early voting are opening in Champaign County on Monday, October 19. Each of the eleven early voting site is open to voters from any part of Champaign County. The Champaign County Clerk’s office will operate the sites seven days a week, and will also keep them open on Election Day, November 3rd, […]

Beds in emergency hallways perilous during pandemic, experts say

Carle Foundation Hospital is routinely treating people in beds in the hallways of the emergency room at its Urbana facility on University Avenue, although the practice has come under criticism by health experts. The experts said the practice raises issues about confidentiality and safety, and could expose those patients and others to other health problems […]