DANVILLE — The Danville City Council Tuesday night will hear a casino presentation by Danville Development LLC and consider approving it as the modified operating casino partner.

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DANVILLE – Danville District 118 parents will have the opportunity to attend an in‐person registration event next week at Liberty Elementary School, 20 E. Liberty Lane.

DANVILLE – Natalie Page, dean of academic services at South Suburban College, has been selected as the new vice president of academic affairs at Danville Area Community College.

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Some social distancing fun for families is also evoking a return to the 1950s to 1980s for customers — Steak ‘n Shake’s return to carhops.

DANVILLE – The Danville District 118 board Wednesday night approved newly amended 2020-2021 school calendars for its traditional schools as well as for the pre-Kindergarten programs at Southwest and Edison elementary schools.

DANVILLE – The Danville High School show choirs will be able to practice virtually starting on Sept. 8, the first day of school for students.

DANVILLE — The police department is investigating and seeking witnesses to a fatal motorcycle crash that happened early Sunday evening.

DANVILLE — Another annual event many in the community look forward to each year has been canceled due to COVID-19.

HOOPESTON — The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development sent a $250,000 Emergency Safety and Security Grant to the Vermilion County Housing Authority for security cameras at Parkview Court in Hoopeston.

BISMARCK — A beautiful stained glass window with the words Walnut Corner sits ready to be preserved as a piece of history inside the Vermilion County Museum’s basement.

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BISMARCK — Debris from a Monday night fire that destroyed the Walnut Corner Church of Christ in rural Bismarck was still smoldering Tuesday.

DANVILLE — Vermilion County Coroner Jane McFadden said Tuesday that an accident Sunday afternoon claimed the life of a Danville man.

DANVILLE — Danville High School Show Choir Director Jeff Thomas hopes the second time is a charm when he presents a new show choir proposal Wednesday night to the District 118 school board.

DANVILLE — Danville Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Sunday during which a woman was shot.

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The Illinois Board of Higher Education is preparing a strategic plan to make higher education in the state more equitable, which will be released for public scrutiny sometime between late December and early March of next year.

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Next month will mark the one-year anniversary of the grand reopening of the historic Fischer Theatre in downtown Danville.

Happy Saturday, everyone! This last week I received a call from a man who was desperately searching for help. He was homeless, forcing him and his 10-year-old son to live in their car.

Happy Saturday, everyone! This last week I received a call from a man who was desperately searching for help. He was homeless, forcing him and his 10-year-old son to live in their car.

This month’s column marks 12 years since we first started this journalistic journey together, 20 years since I assumed the director’s role in the Marketing & College Relations office at Danville Area Community College. Looking back on those years, I can honestly say that this has been on…

Genealogy continues to be a favorite hobby of many people around the world and it’s never too late to begin searching for a family’s ancestors. In fact, today’s beginners have the distinct advantage of being able to find many resources on the Internet that previously had to be located in per…

DANVILLE — A real estate group manager of the empty lot in front of Meijer, between Starbucks and OSF Urgo, said he’d love to come into city hall in the near future and say they have a restaurant for the lot such as Chipotle, Five Guys or Qdoba.

One of the earliest wills found by a researcher in the archives of the Vermilion County courthouse named Guerdon Hubbard as executor. The document was dated Jan. 26, 1832, and the signing place was “Iroquois River, Vermilion County, Illinois.” The county was much larger in 1832 and did inclu…

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About 50 people turned out Thursday night for a vigil to honor the nine men killed when their landing craft sank off the Southern California coast during a training exercise last week. The gathering was at the American Legion Post 210. People brought flags and candles. There were prayers, Ta…

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The Danville District 118 school board unanimously approved a new school reopening plan Wednesday night that moves the first day of school to September and offers only remote learning to students in fifth through 12th grades.

DANVILLE — A transition team consisting of Danville District 118 administrators, teachers and union members devised the district’s new school reopening plan that was submitted to the Illinois State Board of Education by a 5 p.m. deadline Wednesday.

DANVILLE – Several Danville District 118 parents emailed administration this week asking that a special school board meeting be set to discuss plans for fall sports at Danville High School, particularly swimming and tennis.

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DANVILLE – Seven hundred child-sized cloth face masks filled a few long tables in a Danville Area Community College classroom.

DANVILLE — City officials received clarification on medical marijuana sales and some aldermen urged the city to encourage the state to change how it’s taxed in Danville.

Danville only has a 58.7 percent Census 2020 response rate and local officials are working to improve that number.

DANVILLE — People are being asked to gather tonight to honor the men killed when their landing craft sank off the Southern California coast during a training exercise last week.