URBANA -- Volunteers are making the holidays brighter for soldiers who are far from home.
URBANA -- Some kids took their turn holiday shopping while helping the community.
CHAMPAIGN -- They told Santa all they wanted was their brother to come home.
CHAMPAIGN -- A man is spreading Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear.
WAPELLA -- A family is doing what they can to make a little girl's Christmas wish come true even though they've never met her.
RANTOUL -- We've all heard of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.
CHAMPAIGN -- With Thanksgiving weekend behind us, many are looking forward to Christmas.
URBANA -- Families are moving from one holiday tradition to the next.
URBANA -- Many people are getting ready to head out for Black Friday.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Stores are stepping up to help out this holiday season.
TOLONO -- Santa is getting a little help from people in Champaign County this year.
FARMER CITY -- Some people started their Christmas celebration Sunday.
DANVILLE -- Thanks giving is just around the corner, but some are already looking forward to Christmas.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's beginning to look a little like Christmas downtown.
MATTOON -- College students are pitching in to make sure soldiers have a Merry Christmas.
URBANA -- One unlikely venue is trying to get in on the music scene.
DECATUR -- One of the town's biggest holiday landmarks is nearly ready for visitors again.
FARMER CITY -- In Our Town, Mindy Gardner is a blacksmith. She's known around town and around the world for her chasing.
RANTOUL -- You may not have thought this far ahead but the drought could affect Christmas.