Champaign Mayoral Debate Recap: At the Editor’s Desk

Champaign Mayoral Debate Recap Smile Politely and chambanamoms

Sunday night’s mayoral debate brought up issues Champaign voters care about, but also proved that politics and government doesn’t have to be boring.

Chambana Moms to Know: Darcy Sementi and Amy Fruehling

Chambana Mom to Know Amy Fruehling

Darcy Sementi and Amy Fruehling are part of the team behind the April 11 Community and Campus Day of Service. See why we think they are Chambana Moms to Know.

Champaign Mayoral Debate: Meet the Candidates


Perhaps you’re a voter in Champaign, or maybe you just enjoy great political theater. Regardless, we hope you will join us on Sunday, March 29 as joins forces with our friends at Smile Politely to host a lively debate with the four Champaign mayoral candidates. We purposely put this event at a family-friendly location where […]

Hot Cross Buns: A Traditional Easter Favorite


Chambanamom Kelly takes on her arch enemy “yeast” to try baking this traditional Easter bread. Which one will rise to the occasion?

Common Ground Food Co-Op Reveals Champaign Location

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One of Champaign-Urbana’s best kept secrets was revealed Wednesday night, when Common Ground Food Co-Op announced its new downtown Champaign location.