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The most festive street in Urbana

The most festive street in Urbana

By Annabeth Carlson

December 11, 2014

For Rich Barnett, the annual opening of Candlestick Lane means it is time to dress as Frosty the Snowman. For Kim Harden, it means decorating her yard with the help of her children. And for Kipp Bates, it means seeing his three-year-old son’s excitement when Grant Place is brightly illuminated by ...

Champaign County hosts Freedom Celebration

Champaign County hosts Freedom Celebration

July 7, 2014

As students on campus and Champaign residents celebrated the Fourth of July, Champaign County hosted its 65th Annual Champaign County Freedom Celebration on Friday. The Freedom Celebration took place on Kirby Avenue between First and Oak streets. Activities began at 7 p.m. with a crowd of people filling...