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Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 The war is over 150 years ago; a week later Lincoln is dead. Now it is three weeks till his body is finally laid to rest in Springfield. At first it seemed bizarre and maudlin to plan a reenactm...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
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 You don’t need a Walmart front-door greeter to find the flaw in the company’s recently announced boost in worker wages: it’s not enough. Not enough to pull its lowest-paid workers out of p...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 trivia poem #7 here’s a trivia question when was pizza invented well I will have to tell you for you’ll never guess it was before 753 BC I was just rereading the aeneid (in translation)...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 University of Illinois Springfield announces the return of their annual Friday Night Star Parties, which will be held, weather permitting, every Friday night during April from 8 to 10 p.m., at U...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 On Saturday, April 18, the Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site hosts a publication event to celebrate A Net to Snare the Moonlight, a children’s book of poems written and illustrated by tw...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 On Saturday, April 18, join the Prairie Art Alliance and Springfield Audubon Society to paint, draw, photograph, create and explore the beautiful grounds of Adams Wildlife Sanctuary. The second ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
 At last, America’s political leaders indicate that they now hear the voices and feel the pain of the poor and of the millions of working families slipping out of the middle class.Congress had...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
Spring and morels. For mushroom aficionados the two are inseparable. For the last five years, morel mushrooms have also been linked locally to Springfield’s Slow Food chapter, thanks to their annual...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
The Sangamon County Juvenile Detention Center once had such a paucity of prisoners that the county shut down a 24-bed wing in 2009, housed detainees from other counties and at one point considered con...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:01 am
Building a house with all volunteer labor is impressive, but building 100 houses that way is an accomplishment. Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County is planning its 100th building project this summ...

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