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Paul Bermingham  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Paul D. Bermingham, 78, passed away Saturday (March 2, 2019) at Amber Glen Alzheimer's Special Care Center, Urbana, with his wife and two daughters at his ...



Current walk-ons on Illinois basketball team tell what it takes to do the job  Herald & Review

CHAMPAIGN — Drew Cayce has been about every sharpshooter in the Big Ten, from Purdue guard Ryan Cline to former Maryland wing Kevin Huerter and ...



Meet the Fisher Bunnies  Bloomington Pantagraph

Meet the Bunnies. Head coach - Jake Palmer, 3rd year (2-year record 7-12). Conference - Heart of Illinois Small. 2017 - 6-4 (4-1 in HOIC Small) ...



Fisher Graduation 2018  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Fisher High School Class of 2018 Graduation Ceremony, Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Fisher High School.



Bunnies refusing to be overlooked in 2018  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER — Standing outside the relatively new weight room at Fisher High School on a mid-week afternoon last week, Jake Palmer's voice rises.Straying ever so ...



Griffith living a dream by joining Illini as a walk-on  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — Well wishes poured in from Fisher once word broke that former Bunnies standout Zach Griffith was joining the Illinois men's basketball team as ...



In their own words: Grant Horsch, Fisher, Class of 1989  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

What did playing high school football at Fisher mean to you?In my opinion, high school football is important to smaller communities, such as Fisher, for a primary ...



Fleet-footed Bunnies rely on guile  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER — The rabbit typically is viewed as a fleet-of-foot animal, rushing away from potential predators and ensuring its small size isn't a deterrent.So maybe it's ...



England to be inducted into Fisher Hall of Fame  Rantoul Press

FISHER — Matt England, a 1989 Fisher High School graduate, will inducted this week into the Fisher Hall of Fame.Following high school, England earned a ...



Helping their team stay fresh  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER — The black 2005 Ford pickup truck sits parked nestled among the few trees.In the bed of the truck are two orange water coolers.Water coolers Fisher ...



Fisher graduate elected president of Illinois FFA  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

SPRINGFIELD — A Fisher resident and recent Fisher High School graduate has been elected president of the Illinois FFA, rounding out the organization's first ...



Record-setting season fuels Bunnies' fire entering regional play  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER — Trek north up Route 47 from Champaign and you'll eventually come to a four-way intersection that, with a right turn, leads to Fisher High School.



Edith Zook  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER — Edith Zook, 96, of Fisher passed away in the early morning hours of Monday (Oct. 15, 2018) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. She was born Jan ...



Appleknockers, Wooden Shoes, Flaming Hearts: The stories behind unique Central Illinois mascot names  Herald & Review

How schools have chosen nicknames varies. Some schools vote on them — MacArthur students chose “Generals” by student vote in September 1957. Others ...



HS Girls Basketball: Lady Falcon/Bunnie Classic 2018  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Villa Grove/Heritage vs. Paxton-Buckley-Loda and Unity vs. Fisher in the Lady Falcon/Bunnie Classic girls basketball tournament at Fisher High School in Fisher ...



John Murray  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

John Nicholas Murray was born May 21, 1927, the son of Harold and Anastasia Gordon Murray. He stopped thinking about farming and went to be with the Lord ...



Jay Caviness  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

GIBSON CITY — Jay T. Caviness, 36, of Gibson City passed away at 2:40 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 23, 2018) at his residence. His funeral *service* will be at 10:30 a.m. ...



Fisher High School Graduation 2017  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Fisher High School Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony, Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Fisher High School.



Monday's prep highlights: Blue Ridge volleyball defeats Fisher  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

In volleyball. Bement 2, Sullivan 0. A tightly contested affair went to the Bulldogs (2-5), as the hosts garnered a 25-23, 26-24 win over the Redskins (0-2). Shelby ...



Florence Pauling  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Florence Marie Pauling, 89, died Friday (Aug. 17, 2018) peacefully at home in Rockton, with her children present.



Dale Eichelberger  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Dale F. "Marty" Eichelberger, 85, of Fisher passed away at 4 p.m. Sunday (April 29, 2018) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. ...



Griffith brothers form a dynamic duo at Fisher  Bloomington Pantagraph

FISHER — Basketball brings out the beast in Fisher High School senior center Nick Griffith. Just ask the teammate who knows him best.



Fisher’s Stalter earns hurdles title in Illinois Top Times meet  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON – A two-time Class 1A state third-placer in the 100-meter hurdles, Alayna Stalter showed on Friday that it's her turn to rule.



Voters to decide on new schools in Wenona, Minonk  MyWebTimes.com

Residents in the Fieldcrest school district, which includes Wenona, Dana, Rutland and Toluca, will be asked a lengthy question on the Tuesday, Nov. 6, ballot.



William Lindeman  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

William “Bill” Lindeman, 77, of Monticello passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.



Wednesday's preps highlights: Jacobs, May spark Bunnies' walk-off win  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

In baseballArthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond 13, Cerro Gordo/Bement 1. ALAH (3-4) cruised past CG/B (0-5) on the road. Marcus Vanausdoll drove in three ...



Marolyn Banner  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — Marolyn Genevieve (“Vieve” to her family) Banner, 92, of Champaign died peacefully Friday evening (Sept. 21, 2018) in Champaign. She was ...



Fisher High class of 2017 to receive diplomas Sunday  Rantoul Press

FISHER — Fisher High School will honor its 2017 graduates at commencement exercises at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at the high school.The ceremony will kick off ...



New Fisher coach doesn't have much experience on board  Bloomington Pantagraph

FISHER — There is a new beginning with Fisher High School's football program.



They're back: Bunnies make postseason return in football  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER — Jacob Horsch knew he wanted to play football all four years once he entered Fisher High School.His father, all three of his uncles and his older ...



N-G Exclusive | Amazon commits $1 million for academic 'redshirt' program  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

URBANA — Amazon is committing $1 million over five years to support an academic "redshirt" program for University of Illinois students in science and ...



Area Football Roundup 10/7/17: Woodring helps No. 5 Tri-Valley past Fisher  Bloomington Pantagraph

Zach Woodring ran for 202 yards and a touchdown Friday night as Tri-Valley High School's football team defeated Fisher, 34-20, in a Heart of Illinois ...



Fisher tabs Palmer as next AD  Rantoul Press

FISHER — Last week the Fisher school board approved a one-year contract to make Jake Palmer the next high school athletics director and K-12 dean of ...



Teacher of the Week: Bob Lindsay  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Meet BOB LINDSAY, a late-comer to the education field who has turned his age — 57 — into a running joke with his class at Fisher High School. But that's just ...



UPDATE: Fisher teen dies in rollover accident  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MAHOMET — Mahomet police are investigating the death of a Fisher teen killed in a single-vehicle accident early Sunday.Police Chief Mike Metzler said the ...



Fisher baseball field has long been home for Kelly father & son  Rantoul Press

FISHER — Looking into the dugout a quick walk from Fisher High School has brought the same type of view the last 27 years.When the Fisher baseball program ...



Fisher Hall of Fame: Newest class focuses on 1990s  Rantoul Press

The 1990s brought us grunge rock, “Toy Story,” Lou Henson's retirement, the Macarena, Nintendo 64, Michael Jordan playing baseball and much more.



Thomas Hewerdine  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER – Thomas A. Hewerdine, 63, of Fisher passed away at 9:58 p.m. Wednesday (April 5, 2017) at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.



2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 1  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Welcome to Year 2 of High School Confidential, a project involving 34 area high school students who will write weekly for The News-Gazette and ...



Fred Craven  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Fred C. Craven, 85, of Tolono, formerly Philo, passed away Wednesday (June 20, 2018) at home with his family by his side.



Amazon Kindle to agricultural finance: Fisher to honor alums  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER — One of the founders of the company that designed the Kindle electronic reader, and a lawyer who has influenced agricultural finance worldwide will ...



Marjorie Evans  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

PARIS – Marjorie (Mag) M. Evans, Paris, formerly of Champaign, passed away on Jan. 9, 2018, at the Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. Marjorie was born ...



2017-18 High School Confidential: Week 3  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Welcome to Year 2 of High School Confidential, a project involving 34 area high school students who will write weekly for The News-Gazette and ...



Petry named vice president of FFA state team  Rochelle News Leader

SPRINGFIELD – The all-female 2018-2019 Illinois State Officer Team was elected Thursday at the 90th annual Illinois State FFA Convention. This marks the first ...



Joni Reifsteck  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

RANTOUL – Joni Lee Reifsteck, 29, of Rantoul transitioned on Sunday evening (June 11, 2017) at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. Funeral ...



Staci LeBaugh  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER – Staci Lynn LeBaugh, 51, of Fisher died unexpectedly on Monday afternoon (Dec. 12, 2016) at Presence Covenant Medical Center, Urbana. Funeral ...



Former Paxton High School football coach selected for hall of fame  Paxton Record

PAXTON — Clint Forsyth, a former head coach at Paxton High School, has been selected for the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association's 2018 Hall ...



Marcus Jackson/About Town: No telling what's next for retiring principal  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER — As he moseys through the halls of Fisher High School, outgoing principal Tom Shallenberger can easily answer the question of how many days ...



Justin Unzicker  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER – Justin B. Unzicker, 17, of Fisher died Sunday (May 15, 2016) from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. His celebration of life *service* will be at ...



Fisher inducts Hofferth into hall of fame  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER — He worked at Walmart in Rantoul ("the old Walmart"). At another job, he was a parking attendant.Life wasn't always so glamorous for Michael Hofferth ...



Brian Winholtz  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Brian "Opie" Nelson Winholtz, 25, of Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Fisher, died Monday (Feb. 3, 2014) in Clearwater from injuries sustained ...



'I'm really, really grateful'  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER — The past few weeks have been a whirlwind for RaeAnne Lindsey."It's still sinking in," said the 27-year-old from Fisher, who got her driver's license (for ...



Farm Leader Jack Murray has plenty to keep him occupied  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — A farmer's work is never done, if Jack Murray's schedule is any indication.Besides farming with his cousin and their sons, he sells seed corn and ...



Kroner's football tour '14: Fisher  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER — Matt Leng will take what he can get with his Fisher High School football program.Five seniors are on the team this year, and the overall turnout is ...



Reservoirs as unique as the towns they serve  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

The giant mushrooms that hold our towns' water are landmarks on our horizon.That's especially true in smaller towns like Tuscola, where the tower marks a ...



If you build it  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

FISHER — "We are late for a very important date."That line, decorated on the senior homecoming float, was a reference to "Alice In Wonderful," but here the ...



What's cool in school, Jan. 30, 2015  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

A weekly area update. ooo. Nine Unit 4 high schoolers were awarded $4,000 scholarships from the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Advocacy for Justice Committee: ...



13 years after a bone-marrow transplant, Katy Hubbell plans for college  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

For David and Mary Hubbell of Fisher, every day spent with their 18-year-old daughter, Katy, feels like a treasure.Katy Hubbell was 4 years old in 1997 when ...



Helping students with the healing process  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

When a Monticello High School senior died in a car accident last month, school officials mobilized quickly to help her classmates through the first wave of shock ...



Football Fever: Previews of B-N, area high school teams  Bloomington Pantagraph

Our Football Fever series provides a look at all five Intercity and 20 area high school football programs. Look for more previews Wednesday and Thursday.



GCMS administrators' salaries set by board  Paxton Record

GIBSON CITY — After a 40-minute closed session held near the beginning of last Thursday's monthly meeting, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley school board ...



Meet the 2015 All-Area Softball First-Team  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

We got to know a little bit more about the 13 members of our latest All-Area Softball First-Team:



Youths in the news, May 13, 2014  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

State champions Champaign Next Generation won the Class A state championship at the IESA Scholastic Bowl in Peoria last weekend. It is the school's first title.



Top of the Morning, Feb. 8, 2017  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Twenty-six seniors from area high schools will honored at Friday's Good Citizen Award program at Champaign Country Club (details, below), where former ...



In remembrance: Locals who passed on in August  Bloomington Pantagraph

August 2017 obituaries and announcements in the Bloomington–Normal area. View obituaries any time at Pantagraph.com/Obituaries.



The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, April 13, 2014  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

This week's homework assignment for high school teachers: Give us the one personal prom memory that your students will get the biggest kick out of while ...



Nation's Top 100 Indoor Track & Field Returnees - Girls Sprints/Hurdles  milesplit.com

Check out the nation's top 100 indoor track & field returnees in the girls sprints and hurdles. Grassfield (VA) senior Lauryn Ghee returns with the fastest 300 ...



US Top 50 Junior Girls Indoor Returnees By Event  milesplit.com

Check out the nation\'s top 50 girls returnees among the class of 2018 (juniors) for the upcoming indoor season.



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