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Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:08 am

Values drop in district, but hope lives

 Six years ago, Springfield did what many cities do when faced with a deteriorating thoroughfare. Determined to turn around MacArthur Boulevard, the city commissioned a master plan, then app...
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:07 am

But future uncertain for project on Monroe

While one downtown redevelopment project appears to be going full speed ahead, another might be facing an existential moment as Springfield officials ponder how to distribute tax increment financing s...
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:06 am
 Farmers markets throughout Illinois will be able to offer even greater variety beginning Jan. 1, 2018, thanks to a pair of local food bills that have now both been signed into law by Gov. Rauner...
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:05 am
 The 2017 Conference on Illinois History will take place Oct. 5-6 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Featured speakers will be Stuart Layne, executive director of the Illinoi...
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:04 am
 Having gone through multiple directors and various screenwriters, Stephen King’s It has finally made it to the big screen, an event that’s been a long time coming for those disappointed with...
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:03 am
 First, let’s think some good thoughts for friends, family and everyone touched by Hurricane Irma. Fellow musicians Ken Carlyle, Joshua Reilly and Patrick Hagerman, all formerly from central Il...
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:02 am
 Hey, these guys were good when they started and just keep getting better and better in live performance and on record. The celebration on Sunday presents both sides of the band with a live perfo...
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:01 am
as a kid I scarcely knew jean davisshe was one of the older kids inturtle her name was maxworthyI called her up many years agosaid I’ve been reading about youin the paper – WHAT!? – you werequee...
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:01 am

Openings offer Springfield art lovers a wide variety

 Two of Springfield’s most reliable venues for contemporary visual art presented openings of very different exhibitions this past Friday, Sept. 8. However, only one of the venues will still be ...
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:01 am

Two books tell you how

 Our society is experiencing an epidemic of obesity and diabetes with the root cause of insulin resistance. Insulin resistance develops when we bombard our body all day long with sugar-containing...

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