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Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:03 am
 With all the hurricanes in the news lately, we humbly send our love and care to those affected by the sea storms, but today we talk a bit about a hurricane known to central Illinois folks as Rut...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:02 am
 Our Moscow-born, central Illinois-college educated and Los Angeles-residing singer-songwriter friend has a new album out. And with Nick Baker along to join in making music, Marina V is heading c...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:01 am
whynever poem #1four boggling things:first, that there is “is”–that there’s any “is”at all – second, thatthis “is” has producedlife – third, that somelife is thinking andself aware...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:01 am

Step away from the box

 School is back in session and pumpkin spice has started to infiltrate our subconscious, but our local farmers are still out in the fields weeding, watering, harvesting and even planting new crop...
Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 04:06 pm
 Reader John Paul of Prairie Archives points out that my account of smart phone parking apps in “Parking smartly” (Sept. 14, 2017)  was misleading. Downtown street parking spaces a...
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:27 am

Smartphones? We need smart cars to save downtown

 Attorneys in their sunset years dream of the day when they no longer have to start a day knotting a necktie, governors of when they can complain about bills without people expecting them to know...
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:27 am

Sheriff's office to review procedures

Logan County sheriff Steven Nichols says that his office will review security procedures after a convicted burglar fled the courthouse on Wednesday afternoon. Daron Mauney, who has a long crimin...

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