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A new harvest for Strawberry Fields

Mohammad Al-Heeti, owner of World Harvest International and Gourmet Foods, stands in front of Strawberry Fields as its new owner.

By Lillian Barkley

January 28, 2015

Champaign-Urbana lost a community staple on Dec. 14, when health food store Strawberry Fields closed after 40 years of business. But, much like strawberry harvesting season itself, a new Strawberry Fields will be growing in its place around late April.  Mohammad Al-Heeti, owner of World Harvest Internatio...

Special primary election date set for 2nd Congressional District

November 27, 2012

Illinois will begin filling the vacancy in its 2nd Congressional District seat with a special primary election on Feb. 26, 2013, according to a press release from the office of Gov. Pat Quinn. This is the same date as the already-scheduled local primary elections. Quinn is working to set a date of April 9,...