WILL Home Page

Sue Wood playing the chimes.

44 years behind the Altgeld chimes

Jeff Bossert goes behind the scenes with U of I Chimesmaster Sue Wood.

The Rose Ensemble

An Early-American Christmas with the Rose Ensemble

7 pm Monday, Dec. 22, on WILL-FM: Carols of the New England colonies, Appalachian folk tunes, Shaker spirituals and music,

Hands of woman knitting

Central Illinois nursing homes plagued by violations

Court records and inspection documents show persistent problems in nursing homes across central Illinois

Bound by a plantation, they recall a special Christmas

From NPR: The descendant of the planter and the grandchild of that planter's emancipated slave delight in sharing their story.

Cast of Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife Holiday Special 2014

7 pm Thursday, Dec. 25, on WILL-TV

Amateur cooks in the baking show

The Great British Baking Show

Begins 7 pm Sunday, Dec. 28: Follow the adventures of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.’s best.

The cast of Downton Abbey Season 4.

Catch up on ‘Downton Abbey’ before Season 5 premieres

Season 4 repeats Sunday nights on WILL-TV. Season 5 premieres Jan. 4.

Leading dramatic soprano Deborah Voigt and acclaimed British actor and voice artist John Rhys-Davies join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square.

Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

7 pm Wednesday, Dec. 24, on WILL-TV: Soprano Deborah Voigt and British actor John Rhys-Davies join the choir.

Introducing NPR’s new show about human behavior

Invisibilia: 10 am Fridays on WILL-AM, staring Jan. 9

Lisa Bralts recording.

Backyard Industry: Full Circle

Backyard Industry's Lisa Bralts has 2014's stories -- and those of the last 4 and a half years -- in the rear view mirror. Listen to the commentary.

Local/State News from Illinois Public Media and Partners

December 22, 2014

Central Illinois Nursing Homes Plagued By Violations

Gerald Warmbier began a medical journey last year that took him to the nursing home Heartland of Champaign.  But instead of helping him recover after medical treatment at Carle Foundation Hospital, a lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Champaign County by his wife alleges the nursing home delivered such poor care that it led to his death.

More Local/State News