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Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am
 The International Carillon Festival returns to Washington Park June 4-8. Touted as one of the world’s most important and prestigious carillon events, this year’s carillonneurs are Robin Aust...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am
 The Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Dairy of Anne Frank opens Theatre in the Park’s summer season May 30. There will be six performances in the outdoor theatre at Lincoln’s New Salem State H...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am
 This downtown architectural walking tour begins in front of the Lincoln Herndon Law Office on south Old State Capitol Plaza at Sixth and Adams streets at 5:30 p.m. Join Anthony Rubano (pictured...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am
Hypothetical conundrums can provide some valuable learning experiences for students of corporate management and ethics, so let’s study one.Suppose you’re a corporate chieftain who’s an adamant a...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am
There’s an old Statehouse saying that House Speaker Michael Madigan cares mostly about two votes each Democratic legislator makes: One to re-elect him Speaker, the other for his chamber’s operatin...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am
 Two years ago, I wrote about Stan Schutte, the central Illinois farmer whose heritage breed Tamworth pig won the national Cochon 555 competition against other regional winners in cities all arou...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am

A Supreme Court ruling misunderstands religious freedom

 I have long wondered why God, who for decades has been routinely invited to watch over the General Assembly and guide its deliberations, has asked Mike Madigan to do that job for him. Now I know...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am
 Named after a blacktop south of town, New City Road plays country music of the hot and modern type, keeping the traditions alive while still rockin’. Originally formed a year or so ago, the ba...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am
Once again the General Assembly leaves town amid chaos, with a who-knows-what’s-in-it budget that doesn’t balance with projected revenues because legislators refused to pass the income tax extensi...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am
 I’ve been dating a fun, very attractive woman for about a month, and things have been going great. However, on our last date, we were out at dinner, and the female server accidentally spilled...

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