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Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:01 am

The governor tries to divide Illinois against itself – again

 Bruce Rauner is trying to divide Downstate from Chicago over school funding. It’s a low tactic that has a long tradition, as I noted in this column from the IT of June 5, 1981. The much longer...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:01 am
 Named after a blacktop south of town heading out to the country through New City, this band is like family to each other and plays to the crowd with the dedication and closeness of relatives. Wi...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:01 am

Vegetable-packed and protein-rich nutrition

 With the warm summer weather comes weekend cookouts and busy schedules. These hearty vegetable-packed and protein-rich salads keep in the fridge for up to five days and are perfect for light wee...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:01 am
 David Axelrod of Chicago, who was President Barack Obama’s chief political strategist and senior adviser, now a CNN commentator, was in Springfield last week for the Illinois Press Association...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:01 am
 I’m a single woman in my 40s. It’s been ages since I’ve seriously dated anyone. People tell me that I seem “closed off.” I don’t want to be, but I worry that I’ll get into another...
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 04:39 pm
 Bits and pieces about trees pile up on my desk like autumn leaves in the yard. Last week I mentioned Barrington, Illinois, as a Tree City USA. It is not alone. In addition to the U.S. flag th...

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