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Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:16 am
 If you haven’t voted yet, it’s time to get to the poll and make your voice heard. There are great candidates on the ballot in every category. The super-enthused electorate, happy not angry,...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:14 am
 Spend your Saturday morning shooting and sharing photos of historic central Illinois during the Ninth Annual Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk. The Springfield walk will be lead by Robert Fox, a...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:13 am
 See solar energy hard at work in Springfield during the 10th annual Illinois Solar Tour, hosted by the Illinois Energy Association. The free, open-house-style event takes place on Saturday, Oct....
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:12 am
 See a different type of historical reenactment this weekend. Witness medieval fighters from around the world compete in full-contact medieval steel combat during the Battle of the Nations on Sat...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:11 am
I’m a man who likes to girl-watch. I do this from behind very dark glasses, yet I still elicit scowls from women. Recently, I was at a help desk, and I availed myself of the view down the receptioni...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:10 am

Bad water feeds rage in Chatham

 Grubs.Just when Craig Hall figured he’d heard it all, fans at a recent Glenwood High School football game recognized him as a South Sangamon Water Commission trustee and complained about a gri...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:09 am

Edgar, Kennedy say establishment politicians have failed to bring change

 Voters are angry, and they’re ready to tear down the institutions of government.That was the message this week from former Gov. Jim Edgar and Christopher Kennedy, scion of the Kennedy politica...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:08 am

Sustainability moves beyond environment to people

 Joe Terrell’s story starts not with a light bulb turning on above his head, but rather with one going out.It was the late ’90s, and Terrell owned a Denny’s restaurant franchise in Mokena,...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:07 am

Court tosses DUI seizure case

 Drunken drivers with prior convictions for driving under the influence might consider driving expensive cars, given a recent ruling by an Illinois appellate court.“That’s, essentially, the p...


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