Area History, June 17, 2019

Today is Monday, June 17, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago: In 1919, the Urbana and Champaign Gas and Electric Company applied in Springfield for an increase in streetcar rates. In 1969, a 15-year-old girl, Mitzie Lancraeaux, successfully got four children out of a burning mobile home in Rantoul. read more

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