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Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:10 am
 I’m a woman who’s on the feminist dating app Bumble, where women have to make the first move. Men can only write back to women who message them. I thought this would be empowering, but even...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:09 am

Video gaming yields millions for infrastructure, but at a cost

 Orville Dash is no stranger to addiction.Now 79 years old, he is a recovering alcoholic but hasn’t drank a beer in 35 years. He quit smoking, too; he once inhaled three or four packs per day b...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:08 am
 The Trutter Center at Lincoln Land Community College presents “Trutter: Black and White.” Art and artifacts from the travels of Springfield architect Philip Trutter and his wife, Mary Kathry...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:07 am
 A discovery of long-forgotten articles in the Blackburn College archives has solved a lingering, and surprisingly controversial, mystery of the school’s history.The story involves a one-armed...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:06 am

A microbrewery opens in Peoria

 It is the single biggest investment that Court and Karen Conn have made on a historic preservation path that has proven profitable. And the nickel tour at the new Obed and Isaac’s in Peoria th...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:05 am

Courts get aggressive about taking stuff

 Police can seize lottery winnings and patches worn by members of motorcycle clubs under two recent Illinois court rulings.In one case, a Decatur man would have done well to exercise his right to...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:03 am
 As the weather changes, so do our music venues. This week brings the last of the big outdoor festivals (as far as I’ve heard), and it is very likely the heaters came out and on last week in ou...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:02 am
 Based out of Waterloo in Monroe County, the Waterloo German Band began in 1939 then fell apart during the war for obvious reasons. By 1952, Waterloo resident and U.S. Marine Harry Wolf got the b...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:01 am
 my bespectacled father small for his ageyoungest in his class stayed out a yearbetween high school and college andworked on the farm that job didn’t lastfor the married teacher in the one room...

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