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Urbana chief of staff sentenced in DUI case

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 11, 2014

Michael Monson, chief of staff to Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing, was sentenced to 18 months of court supervision Friday, after being arrested on the charges of driving under the influence of alcohol last year. Last March, Monson was arrested by the Urbana Police Department at his apartment on the 100...

Urbana purchases farmland for road construction

Urbana purchases farmland for road construction

By Eli Murray

November 6, 2013

Urbana Department of Public Works signed an agreement on Oct. 23 to purchase 16.96 acres of land from the owners of Heimburger Farm near the 4800 block of North Lincoln Avenue. The land is to be used in the construction of the Olympian Drive project. Once completed, the project will connect Olympian ...