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Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:06 am
On June 2, a group of statewide public health professionals participated in a Rural Health Summit at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield in an effort to decrease Illinois’ heroin and opioid death...
Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:05 am
The City of Springfield’s Office of Public Works is currently resurfacing several streets in the city’s older core, and that process is revealing some hidden history. In some places, like Laurel A...
Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:01 am
 on writing your stories #4 long long ago here’s how aclever chap got himself in printI forget where I read it hewrote to a newspaper thathad a q-and-a column givinga line of his own poem...
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 11:16 pm
 This summer, spend your Tuesday and Thursday lunch hours outdoors enjoying the annual Artist on the Plaza free performance series at the Old State Capitol Plaza. Artist on the Plaza is the Sprin...
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 11:15 pm
 On Friday, June 10, History Comes Alive launches their weekly Parlor Pastimes with Mr. Lincoln program at Edwards Place. From 1-2 p.m. every Friday this summer, Mr. Abraham Lincoln will discuss...
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 11:14 pm
 The Vachel Lindsay Association’s popular Poets in the Parlor series continues with a reading by Maureen Bocka, author of First name Barbie, last name Doll, on Thursday, June 12, from 2-3 p.m....
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 11:13 pm
My girlfriend sleeps with her two medium-sized dogs. They are, to quote her, her “babies.” I see them more as her bodyguards. We don’t live together, but even when I sleep over, which is a few t...
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 11:12 pm

Abe’s files in peril

 This story is the product of a collaboration with Illinois Issues. Illinois Issues is produced in Springfield by NPR Illinois. The world had always known about Grace Bedell, an 11-year-old girl...
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 11:11 pm

Despite adversity, music festival set to show off Southtown improvements

 Kicking off this Friday, June 10, at 5 p.m., Dumb Fest is one of two annual music festivals hosted every summer by the scrappy, consistently ambitious, all-ages punk venue Black Sheep Café, loc...

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