The job pays nothing, it probably won’t make you famous, and only registered voters living in Urbana need apply. But if you’re OK with all that, you might want to consider applying for a vacant seat on the Urbana Park Board.
On The 21st: What can Illinois cyclists and drivers do to stay safe while sharing the road? Plus, Wisconsin consides lowering the age when children can hunt, and we take a look back at the Bolshevik Revolution on its 100th anniversary.
On the 21st: We spoke to Southern Illinoisian reporter Molly Parker ahead of HUD Secretary Ben Carson's visit to Cairo, Illinois. Plus, we learned more about Illinois' school funding bill and discussed last-minute summer travel plans across the state.
On the 21st: Many Midwest farmers say low prices for important crops are making 2017 a hard year. Plus, youth sports leagues are trying to make sure the kids - and not their parents - are the real focus of youth sports games. And, armadillos are being spotted in central Illinois - farther north than they've ever been.
On The 21st: We talked about what podcasts to listen to in order to escape (or process) the news. Plus, we revisited our conversation about Ignatian spirituality, and learned how the circus arts have changed over the years.
Illinois Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti is hailing cooperation between the Urbana Park District and the Urbana School District as an example for the rest of the state. She spoke Tuesday at the Urbana Indoor Aquatic Center, a facility owned by the school district and managed by the park district.