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Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:14 am
 On Tuesday, March 7, the University of Illinois at Springfield will present a panel discussion designed to clear up myths associated with immigration and provide a clearer understanding of the h...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:13 am
 On Saturday, March 4, join the Sangamon Valley Sinfonia Orchestra and Youth Symphony for their annual Winter Concert. The Sinfonia Orchestra will perform Bach’s “Brandenburg Concerto No. 4�...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:12 am
 A year ago, the woman who pet-sits for me began inviting herself over for dinner. We started going out about three times a week. I always paid for dinner. She never introduced me to her friends,...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:11 am

In an era of mainstream news cutbacks, ideological media step in

 In the 1980s and 90s, when state government coffers appeared to be overflowing and the political parties worked together, the Statehouse press corps numbered in the 40s. Its size made “Illinoi...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:10 am

At Illinois Beef Expo, DNA testing lets bull buyers ‘look under the hood’

 The Annual Illinois Performance Tested Bull Sale on Feb. 23 during the 29th Illinois Beef Expo was pretty predictable. And the genetic testing that made that predictability possible was good new...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:09 am
 A new exhibit at the Illinois State Museum (ISM) aims to introduce visitors to contemporary artworks.  “Just Good Art: The Chuck Thurow Gift” opened Feb. 4. It is a collection of modern...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:08 am

Says he did nothing wrong at Lincoln papers project

 His former bosses at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum say that Daniel Stowell, former director of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project, was an insubordinate employee who botc...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:07 am

Festival founder Eric Welch calls it quits

 After 12 years of directing and coordinating the SOHO Music Festival, founder Eric Welch is stepping away. “I’ve come to the realization that I can’t do it one more year,” Welch said. �...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:06 am
The Sangamon County mental health court finally has a graduate. After two years in the program aimed at keeping mentally ill folks out of prison (“Treatment instead of jail,” April 23, 2015), ...
Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:05 am
Springfield-based filmmakers Dave Heinzel and Emma Wilson will premiere their new short film, Sarah, at 8 p.m. this Saturday, March 4, at The Studio, located at 401 1/2 S. Grand Ave. West (due to dema...

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