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A WAND Decatur television antenna was removed Wednesday from the top of Bresee Tower in downtown Danville. There have been no updates from Danville officials or building owners Chris and Jeri Collins on what could happen with the building in the future. The Collinses still hope to save the historic building.


A ninth of the state’s 11 COVID-19 reopening regions triggered increased mitigations Thursday as the governor touted the release of federal funding for businesses affected by pandemic-related closures and some legislative Democrats called on the administration to do more for those businesses.


DANVILLE — Lakeview College of Nursing recently held three ceremonies to recognize students who achieved the transition into clinical practice within their bachelor’s degree nursing program.

Each year Danville Lions Club members hold a Candy Day to raise money to help fund local organizations, their Lions’ vision and hearing services, and Lion’s Foundation support for vision and hearing services.


OAKWOOD — Halloween events next month may be altered due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the second year for the Darkhorse Theatre Company’s “Evil Dead: The Musical” will be happening.

Up next in Myers Dinner Theatre’s 24th Anniversary season will be the Off-Broadway musical, The Ark, which opened Friday and runs through Oct. 11.

Good Saturday, everyone! As our campaign is kicking off, I want to let you know about the programs United Way of Danville Area funds, due to the generosity of our donors. So, I am going to write about each one for the next several weeks. My hope is always to give you new information that can…

The Commercial-News snagged nine awards in the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors 2019 newspaper contest. Jennifer Bailey won four of the nine, including a first place for business writing.

One of the most unique places to see in Danville for a child, and many adults, too, during the years of 1949–1994, was Herb Drews’ Air Conditioning & Furnace business on the north edge of town.

Good Sunday morning, everyone! We are in the middle of history being made, like it or not. I want to remember all that is happening day by day. I, personally, want to be better prepared should anything like this happen again.

Not to be confused with Veterans Day, which will be celebrated on Nov 11, 2020, today has been designated as National Vietnam War Veterans Day according to a law recently signed by President Trump. More information on this event can be read at http://tinyurl.com/w35mz3r.

Today, it is rare that one hears about a case of hydrophobia, also known as rabies. This was not always the case. In the past, the word struck terror in a neighborhood because the only hope of survival was by applying a mad stone, which consisted of compacted vegetable and mucous matter foun…

Ron Lee dropped the picture by. It was a view of Gordon Bridgman’s Standard Service Station in Oakwood taken by American Air Photography. The image was captured mid-way through the last century. Oakwood’s new fire station now occupies the space along U.S. Route 150 where Gordon operated the …

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