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Mahomet dentist helps football players guard their mouth

The brutality of the game of football has scared some parents away from the sport. The staff at Mahomet Family Dentistry has found a way to keep teeth safe during the dangerous game.

Last week, they made form-fitting mouthguards for 40 players on the Mahomet-Seymour High School football team.


Bicyclists raise $2,600 to support the Nepal Project

The record-setting co-winners of last Saturday’s bike race that started in Mahomet and covered parts of Champaign, McLean and Piatt counties pedaled their way to 274.7 miles in 12 hours.

That’s an average of nearly 23 miles per hour.


Library event attracts live-action gamers

When Jim Hlubocky, and his family, stopped by the Mahomet Public Library Saturday morning, they wanted to see what they could find.

They didn’t expect the selections to include an outdoor activity.

“We came to the library to return books and get new ones,” Hlubocky said.


Pie's a delight on Mahomet landscape

The business sign wasn’t done.

The parking lot wasn’t done.

But at 11 a.m. last Saturday, one important thing was done at Lucky Moon Pies and More.

The pies.


Mahomet communicator: Dani Tietz tells stories daily online

Life’s journeys sometimes take us on paths to unexpected destinations.

Dani Tietz’s arrival in Mahomet and her subsequent role as owner and publisher of Mahometdaily.­com didn’t follow a projected route.

The teenage Tietz thought about her future and considered different possibilities.


Mahomet pastor finds a second calling

Lutz Braunig is a member of the clergy who is on call to more than his congregation at Mahomet Church of the Nazarene.

He’s also a law enforcement counselor for a 10-county central Illinois area.

During his 16 years of service, Braunig said, “there’s not too much I haven’t seen.


Multiple moves later, FitTek thrives

By ISAAC TROTTER

For The Mahomet Citizen

We’ve all heard about the bands that got started in a garage, or those companies that were founded in a basement.

For Linn Schweig, her start was a 14-by-20-foot room that she used as a personal training studio in what was then her Mahomet home on State Street.


Obituaries for July 14, 2017

Evelyn Anderson

MANSFIELD — Evelyn Ann Anderson, 87, of Mansfield passed away peacefully on Wednesday afternoon (July 5, 2017) at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana with family and friends by her side.


Husband, wife the home team as M-S principals

By ISAAC TROTTER

For The Mahomet Citizen

One could say that teaching brought Jeff and Wendy Starwalt together.

“We’ve both been in education for 30 years,” Jeff Starwalt said. “We met in college (at the University of Illinois) as education majors, took a lot of classes together and kind of went through our student teaching together.


New Mahomet Township assessor carries on family tradition

Think about your dream job, the one you longed to do as a teen-ager.

Perhaps it was to be a nurse or a ball player. Maybe it was to be a truck driver or a writer. For others, it might have been to be a chemist or a chef.

LaDonna Kaiser understands about ambitions. As a youngster, she always thought she’d be an accountant.


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