MAHOMET — A new opportunity for working out is now available in Mahomet, but the man leading the fitness classes is not new to the industry.

MAHOMET — Before the EPA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act and any regulatory mechanisms to protect the environment, an estimated 20 million people nationwide attended festivities on April 22, 1970, also known as the first Earth Day.

MAHOMET — The website HomeSnacks.net has ranked Mahomet as one of the Top 10 fastest growing communities in Illinois.

MAHOMET — The Mahomet-Seymour High School Speech Team Showcase and Awards Night is set for 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the high school library.

MAHOMET – Patricio’s Pizza & More is one of the newest restaurants in town, and it is borne of long-time plans by the owner, who already has menu expansions in mind as he and his wife get their feet wet in the business world.

MONTICELLO — Apex Clean Energy has yet to officially file the necessary zoning applications for its proposed Goose Creek Wind development, but those on both sides of the wind energy issue are already lining up their cases.

MAHOMET -— The Mahomet-Seymour board of education will delve deeper into the district’s expenses for attorneys after a split vote by members at their regular meeting Jan. 21.

MAHOMET -— Trent Nuxoll, chief school business official for the Mahomet-Seymour school district, has submitted his resignation.

URBANA — A Champaign County jury will be allowed to hear what Michael Henslick told Champaign County sheriff’s investigators about his alleged role in the rape and murder of his former high school classmate and mobile-home park neighbor.

MAHOMET — The Mahomet-Seymour school district is holding meetings for parents interested in early entry into kindergarten (students not 5 years old on or before Sept. 1), and grade level or subject area acceleration.

MAHOMET — In their first performance this year at the Illinois Drill Team Association Clinton Competition, the Mahomet-Seymour color guard took first place with their routine Saturday (Jan. 18).

MAHOMET — Policies regarding Mahomet-Seymour board of education members requesting information from district employees and, separately, the potential appointment of a student representative to the board were advanced this week.

MAHOMET — Here are the second-quarter high honor and honor rolls for Mahomet Junior High School. The criteria for high honors is a 4.0 grade point average (GPA), and for honors is 3.0-3.9999 GPA.

MAHOMET — The stomach flu, common cold and other illnesses can sneak into schools and spread easily as hundreds of students and educators come into contact, but the Mahomet-Seymour school district is focused on reducing student school days lost to illness.

MAHOMET — Aaron Johnson, new Farm Credit Illinois president and CEO, is poised to help oversee a building expansion this year to add about 20,000 square feet — and several new jobs — at the company’s headquarters here at 1100 Farm Credit Drive.

MAHOMET — While there have been some logistical changes, The Mahomet Citizen will continue to serve the community as the top local newspaper in print, supplemented by its strong online presence, after a November change in ownership.

MAHOMET — Leaders at Mahomet-Seymour schools want to hear more from the community and what residents seek from their district on topics ranging from considerations of diversity to resource use and more.

MAHOMET — Members of the Mahomet-Seymour board of education approved the district’s annual tax levy request Monday before their regular meeting turned contentious over multiple topics, an atmosphere that has almost become the norm for the panel since spring elections.

URBANA — A Mahomet man who admitted he used a stun gun on an acquaintance in a grocery store three months ago has been sentenced to two years of probation.

MAHOMET — Two men were charged Dec. 6 and a third summoned to court later after police found evidence of a cannabis-growing operation Dec. 5 in a home in Mahomet.

CHAMPAIGN — When Elizabeth Hayn has moments of precious eye contact with her 4-year-old son, Garrett, and sees her 3-year-old daughter, Everly, pick up a teaspoon, she feels immensely grateful.