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Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 11:59 am
 I'm working on a column about the life of Springfield attorney and public citizen Logan Hay.Most of today’s Springfieldians who have heard of Logan Hay know him because his name was attached ...
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 12:23 am

The dead still have things to teach us

 Cemeteries are not only places to park dead uncles while they await their maker. They also are, or were, parks, picnic grounds, trysting places, settings for patriotic rituals and party venues f...
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 12:21 am
If you were worried that House Republican Leader Jim Durkin wasn’t taking his primary race seriously enough, think again.As you may already know, Leader Durkin is being challenged by Burr Ridge Mayo...
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 12:20 am
 GROWING UP IN JACKSONVILLEThanks to David Blanchette for an excellent article on Jacksonville (“Jacksonville has a lot going on”) in the Dec. 7 edition of Illinois Times.I was privileged to...
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 12:17 am
 Don’t miss Collegiate Choir, the vocal ensemble of Illinois Wesleyan University, performing at Blessed Sacrament Church, Friday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m. The concert is one of five appearances th...
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 12:16 am
 Don your pajamas, slippers and housecoats and make the short trip to Mason City’s historic Arlee Theater to experience the magic of the Polar Express. During this event, attendees will enjoy c...
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 12:15 am
 On Saturday, Dec. 16, baseball fans of all ages can enjoy an afternoon of baseball-themed crafts, a tour of the ongoing “Cubs vs. Cardinals: The Rivalry” exhibition, and a chance to mingle w...
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 12:13 am

SIU School of Medicine remains a leader among medical schools worldwide

 Founded in Springfield in 1970, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has seen 2,818 students graduate (with 42 percent of those currently practicing medicine doing so in Illinois). Th...
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 12:12 am

Land of Lincoln Bookshare gets donated books into the hands of new readers

 Tiffany Roe and Litina Carnes looked at their collection of books that had outgrown their houses and started brainstorming ways to share their love of books. “We didn’t just want to donate t...


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