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Sweet Christmas!

Story:Bridget Broihahn

Photos:Rick Danzl

Hidden gem

Hannah Quigg likes to flip unique homes in Champaign.

Story:Christine Walsh

Photos:Rick Danzl

Mission 22

Dressed in crisp red, white and blue uniforms, a color guard stood at attention during the singing of the National Anthem between baseball games at Parkland College in Champaign.

Story:Christine Walsh

Photos:Christine Walsh

Working Out PTSD

Tyler Wilson and Aaron Merrell never met but they had a lot in common. Both were Marines from Danville who went to California for boot camp, were stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C., and served two tours of duty in Afghanistan.

Story:Christine Walsh

Photos:Christine Walsh

Before the build

You decide you need a new home.

Story:Bridget Broihahn

Photos:Bridget Broihahn

Two homes into one

Near Georgetown, the Emmerts’

Story:Bridget Broihahn

Photos:Bridget Broihahn and Norma Emmert

From two A-frames

To make the perfect Craftsman-style house, an architect took two nearly identical A-frames that were blocks apart and joined them together in one light-filled home on Church Street.

Story:Paul Wood

Photos:Stephen Haas

Luscious and savory

It was a little while back that Tara Reece found out she had Celiac’s disease, gluten-intolerance, Non-tropical sprue, or Celiac Sprue.

Story:Bridget Broihahn

Photos:Bridget Broihahn and Tara Reece

The bird whisperers

Most folks retire as their careers wind down. Not so, for these two bird enthusiasts, or “birders” as they often refer to themselves.

Story:Bridget Broihahn

Photos:Bridget Broihahn

Plants, food and dance!

Shirese Hursey, our day trip photographer, and I were looking for a good day trip, and it hit us: there are some really wonderful places right here at the University of Illinois.

Story:Bridget Broihahn

Photos:Shirese Hursey and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

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