Mahomet Family Dentistry celebrates 15 years in Mahomet
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Mahomet Family Dentistry celebrates 15 years in Mahomet

Many young children believe dentists have a really nice job. They count teeth, clean the patient’s mouth, get to use “Mr. Thirsty” and paint fluoride on teeth. The child leaves the office with a sticker, a new toothbrush, and floss, only to return for an appointment ...

November 02, 2017
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Mahomet’s Doris Wenzel does it her way
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Mahomet’s Doris Wenzel does it her way

Photo and Article by Fred Kroner Doris Wenzel has written a book and a play. On rare occasions, she has done illustrations for other books. Her 27-year-old Mahomet company (Mayhaven Publishing) has printed nearly 300 books, including ones co-authored by Burt Hall and actor Ed Asner (who played ...

October 27, 2017
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Growing season never ends for Reallustrations owner Renee Pride
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Growing season never ends for Reallustrations owner Renee Pride

Real estate. It has been enough to keep Reallustrations Owner Renee Pride excited about her work each day for over 20 years. Pride, who is also the Executive Director of the Homebuilders Association of East Central Illinois, began her professional journey in a real estate office during ...

October 19, 2017
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Growing season never ends for Reallustrations owner Renee Pride

Real estate. It has been enough to keep Reallustrations Owner Renee Pride excited about her work each day for over 20 years. Pride, who is also the Executive Director of the Homebuilders Association of East Central Illinois, began her professional journey in a real estate office during ...

October 19, 2017
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Drone video helps MSHS and Illini Marching Band reach for perfection
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Drone video helps MSHS and Illini Marching Band reach for perfection

Photo and Article by Fred Kroner: Mark Herman in his home office surrounded by some of his drones and awards he won in June. Mark Herman has had a life with film. The Mahomet resident has impressive credits. Among them are Michael Stevens and Barry Houser. Herman’s film roles have been ...

October 13, 2017
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Cakes by Lori opens in Mahomet IGA
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Cakes by Lori opens in Mahomet IGA

With a following throughout Central Illinois, Cakes by Lori is now located inside the Mahomet IGA bakery. Lori Martin has always loved being artistic and baking for other people. When her love landed her a job at the Roundbarn IGA in Champaign more than 27 years ...

September 18, 2017
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Constantly in Jams
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Constantly in Jams

Photo: Fred Kroner DeYoung stands in her pantry where she has more than 30 flavors of jam prepared and ready for sale. Her four-ounce jars are $4 apiece. Sara DeYoung likes to find herself in the middle of a jam. It’s a common position for the westside Mahomet resident, ...

September 15, 2017
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First State Bank of Forrest ready to become part of Mahomet community
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First State Bank of Forrest ready to become part of Mahomet community

With five sites throughout Central Illinois, the First State Bank of Forrest has brought its family-friendly atmosphere to its sixth location in Mahomet. “Mahomet kind of ticked off what (the owners) were looking for,” Brancher Manager Nick Schneider said. “They were looking for a community ...

September 12, 2017
Business