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Fighting more than fires

Fighting more than fires

By Brittney Nadler

April 1, 2015

Former St. Joseph Fire Chief Rusty Chism began to notice shortness of breath in the summer of 2013. He thought it may have been related to his heart, but his doctor said it was working fine. They were, however, concerned with a dark spot that appeared just below his chest. The dark spot turned out to be...

Champaign’s Fire Service Institute Library named finalist for national award

Devid Ehrenhart, archivist and metadata librarian, goes in depth about the contents of the archive at the Illinois Fire Service Institute Library on Tuesday.

By Robin Dean

April 1, 2015

Champaign’s Illinois Fire Service Institute Library, IFSI, has been selected as one of 30 finalists to compete for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service award, which goes toward museums and libraries that aim to meaningfully impact their community. “The award is the country’s highest honor for library ...

Second man dies after Saturday shootings

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 29, 2014

A second man shot in Champaign Saturday has died from his injuries. Yojevol Sturkey was shot in the 900 block of West Bradley Avenue at 2:15 a.m. The 35-year-old sustained gunshot wounds and was found unresponsive on the ground by police. He was transported with life threatening injuries to Carle Foun...