Republicans Accuse Champaign County Clerk Of Election Misconduct

UPDATE: Nov. 3 2020 – Beginning Monday, November 2, the Champaign County Clerk will provide names and addresses of who has received vote-by-mail ballots in the county, and who has sent them back. A judge on Friday ordered County Clerk Aaron Ammons to provide the information in a public, accessible place, since his office has […]

Tips For A Spooky — And Safe — Halloween

CHAMPAIGN – Halloween is just around the corner, and public health officials are encouraging everyone to celebrate safely.  The biggest advice is the same we’ve been hearing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic: practice social distancing, avoid large gatherings, and wear a mask.  But a spooky plastic mask is no substitute for a cloth face covering, when […]

217 Today — Oct. 30, 2020

Friday October 30, 2020 Today’s headlines:  A hearing this afternoon in a Champaign County courtroom will give a group of local Republicans their first chance to make their case against County Clerk Aaron Ammons. The region of central and western Illinois, which includes Springfield and Quincy, Thursday joined states facing additional mitigation efforts to fight COVID-19. Public health […]