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Prairie hits ‘big turning point’ as volunteers establish native plants

Prairie hits ‘big turning point’ as volunteers establish native plants

July 21, 2014

The corner of Florida and Orchard used to be a no-mow zone — a drab collection of tall grasses and weeds — but then the Student Sustainability Committee started a project in 2010 to spruce the area up, transforming it into a prairie. Last week that same prairie was in a colorful bloom, with two ...

MTD rerouting service on Thursday

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 16, 2014

Champaign-Urbana MTD is rerouting service on First Street starting Thursday. The reroute is due to utility work on First Street between Peabody Drive and Gregory Drive and is expected to last three months. Reroute details are as follows: 1N Yellow/YELLOWhopper-Lot E-14 to Oak Street to Gregory Drive...