Behind Champaign-Urbana’s bid for IHSA hoops

SHARE Behind Champaign-Urbana’s bid for IHSA hoops

A bid to bring the boys state high school basketball tournament back to Champaign-Urbana included a $750,000 financial commitment from area donors and communities, discounts on hotel rates and a new slogan: “Legends Play Here.”

While enticing, the five-year proposal fell short, partly because officials had no real incentive to move out of Peoria and partly because that city’s undisclosed bid was more lucrative, an IHSA official said Friday.

Read more…

The Latest
First responders were called to the CTA’s Howard Station, 7519 N. Paulina St., about 5 p.m. Saturday, when the victim alerted 911.
Juan Macias caught and released a muskie caught while crappie fishing at Busse Woods.
He seems to have changed after almost 20 years together.
Multifamily housing, which could be as little as two homes on a lot, provides more affordable options and promotes a more efficient use of space and resources.
There’s political gamesmanship and forbidden romance in FX’s visually spectacular 10-part epic.