RANTOUL -- Rusty basketball hoops, cracked asphalt, weeds at center court.
OAKWOOD -- The "Kickapoo Karvers" spruce-up the "Spooky Hallow" trail at Kickapoo State Park.
GIFFORD -- In small towns, it's the little things which help keep everyone happy.
WATSON -- A lot of work has gone into getting Willow's Park ready in Effingham County. 7-year old Willow Long was murdered by her uncle last fall. The dedication for the park is this weekend.
MONTICELLO -- Even with this week's rain, people in Piatt County are getting geared up for a weekend run.
Update: 6:01 pm WATSON -- The case is closed and the killer is behind bars, but for people here, they will never forget Willow Long.
CHARLESTON -- The mayor is disgusted by a problem plaguing the city park.
URBANA -- It's certainly cold outside, but a bit of warmth was added to a local park Friday.
CHAMPAIGN -- You may see something new in an area park at Bradley and Neil streets.
TILTON -- Kids have a new place to play thanks to Our Town's support.
CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park could expand this fall.
GEORGETOWN -- Some unused land now has a purpose.
CHICAGO -- Illinois will soon be home to the biggest park in the country.
DECATUR -- The park district is being honored by the state as a "Distinguished Accredited Agency."
Update: 9:12 pm
DECATUR-- Two parks will be turned over to ADM.
TOLONO -- People can look forward to a new park.
CHAMPAIGN -- A woman was honored for her work in Hessel Park.
URBANA -- A Champaign man is putting the finishing touches on his latest work of art.
CHAMPAIGN -- Summer may be over, but there's still time to enjoy the outdoors, including the area's newest park.
MONTICELLO -- It's been more than a decade, but the main entrance to Allerton Park is now open.
MAHOMET -- Village leaders are working to restore a piece of downtown history.
URBANA -- It's a unique place with plenty to see and do.
SAVOY -- Vandals hit the University of Illinois Golf Course.