Central Illinois begins digging out from snow

CHAMPAIGN – Snowblowers and shovels were in action across Central Illinois on Friday. People are digging out after a two-day winter storm that brought 8 to 12 inches of snow to Champaign-Urbana, Danville, Decatur, Springfield, Bloomington and most parts of central Illinois. According to a tweet from the Illinois State Climatologist, the snowstorm erased major […]

Trip to vet turns into snowbound journey for Vermilion County family

DANVILLE –¬†When a Vermilion county woman tried to take her dog to the vet on Thursday, the normally short trip took a lot longer on a snow-packed highway. After hearing her German Shepherd Juno whine in pain, dog owner Melissa Bolin loaded up the sick pup and her sister-in-law Aimee in her vehicle. They drove […]

217 Today: Snow and ice still cover Illinois roads after major snowstorm

Friday, Feb. 4, 2022 Today’s headlines: The Illinois State Police says that almost 2,000 motorists have called for assistance across Illinois since the snowstorm began early Wednesday morning. When a Vermilion county woman tried to take her dog to the vet yesterday, the normally short trip took a lot longer on a snow-packed highway. Governor […]