SPRINGFIELD -- Hundreds gathered Friday for the Illinois National Service Recognition Day.
CHAMPAIGN -- if you haven't eaten already, you're probably thinking about what to have for dinner tonight.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A lot of meals were made at UI thanks to help from people in the area.
CHAMPAIGN -- Firefighters go through countless hours of training to be ready when the calls come.
BISMARCK -- Residents in the fire district could pay a tax instead of being charged a flat fee for the service.
CHAMPAIGN -- After challenging himself to become a better person, one veteran is now leading the way for others to do the same.
URBANA -- Many people around Central Illinois spent their day off building up the community.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Some students at UI are back on campus early to give back.
CHAMPAIGN -- A University of Illinois student's dream of inspiring kindness has spread across the U.S.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A new class at UI is mixing studies with service.
DANVILLE -- She's a former teacher, a businesswoman and she volunteers with dozens of groups.
MONTICELLO -- Instead of partying somewhere in south Florida, some UI students are using spring break to give back to Mother Nature.
CHAMPAIGN -- A battle over bus service that's lasted six years is coming to an end.
DECATUR -- Families said they're seeing more violence around their homes lately. So they're coming together find hope in the new year.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- The sheriff's office recognized some of its best and bravest Thursday.
DEWITT COUNTY -- A new ambulance service could run through an area fire department.
CHAMPAIGN -- The community is getting a say when it comes to MTD's bus route changes.
CHAMPAIGN -- Two businesses in the southwest part of town have been fighting for better bus service.
The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs announced today it will reopen its part-time Veterans' Service Office in Shelbyville in March.
CERRO GORDO - After almost 30 years, the village volunteer ambulance service will be silencing its radio in March. Leaders said they don't have enough staff to continue servicing the community.