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Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:11 am
 A covered wagon pulled by a yoke of oxen appeared on the path in front of us. Nearby several young children walked by on stilts, a brass band tuned up for an outdoor concert and the Mississippi...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:10 am
 In an era where we are increasingly isolated by our technology, the ancient tradition of watching live theater still can unite hundreds of people in a shared visceral experience. And fall in Ill...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:09 am
Sangamon Auditorium is the place to be this fall for those who like to jam. And for those who like to sit quietly too. On Sept. 19, Springfield audiences will be privy to the journey of up and coming...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:08 am

Concrete replaces street bricks

 Folks love brick streets in Springfield.“There’s a keen interest in preserving the brick streets in the neighborhoods,” says Ward 7 Ald. Joe McMenamin. “The brick work is so highly uniqu...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:07 am

Judge dismisses meat of lawsuit

 A federal magistrate judge has sided with the Sangamon County sheriff’s office in a lawsuit filed by the brother of a man who died after an altercation with deputies who deployed Tasers more t...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:06 am

Informational meeting planned for Thursday

 Landowners along the 10th Street rail corridor have a new ally when it comes to sacrificing their property for the rail relocation project.Eve Blackwell-Lewis of Springfield is due to take over...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:05 am

Proposal raises bar for receiving help

 A proposal to save the state money on independent living services could mean dire consequences for as many as 34,000 people.Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to decrease the number of people in Illinois w...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:01 am
now that we have a composting toilet atthe lake we’ve put its handsome bluetraditional predecessor with walnut seatand closed cover at the end of the picnictable the hole at the very back where thep...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:01 am
My boyfriend will text if he’s running late but says texting “isn’t real communication.” He says that if I need to talk, I should call him. I get that anything serious should be discussed via ...


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