Updates from the 217

Presenting the Best of the 217 winners
Presenting the Best of the 217 winners

In the magazine and online at Bestofthe217.com, we present 332 winners in 222 categories, for a total of 444 awards.

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Lodgic Kids Camp

Flexible childcare to fit your needs, on your schedule, with extended morning, evening and weekend hours.

Common Ground Food Co-Operative

We’re a full service, cooperatively owned grocery store, which means we’re owned by members of the community (like you!...

United Prairie

United Prairie is known for its farmer-first attitude. The full-service Ag retailer specializes in crop fertilizer, cro...

Everyday Kitchen

Modern comfort cuisine, highlighting the seasons and bounty of the region. Love what you eat at Everyday Kitchen.

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Blain's Farm & Fleet

Located near Champaign, IL, St. Joseph, IL, Mahomet, IL and Rantoul, IL, the Urbana Farm & Fleet store opened in 1978.

217 Inc

Heating and cooling, plumbing, sewer services, and drain cleaning. Customer service is our top priority! 217, Inc. is locally owned and operated.

Dogtown Heating, Air & Plumbing

Dogtown Heating, Air & Plumbing prides itself on treating its customers like family. From your first interaction with us, you become a part of the Dogtown family.