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Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:19 am
The thin-skinned, strong-arm Statehouse partisanship of the past two and a half years reached out and infected the Illinois Conference of Women Legislators’ annual fundraising gala last week.COWL is...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:18 am
 HUNTER LAKE ALTERNATIVESSpringfield city officials are changing the decades-old design for Hunter Lake. They are considering reducing the lake capacity from about 21 million gallons per day to a...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:17 am
It was the largest commencement in University of Illinois Springfield history, with 1,270 graduates walking across the stage. Their poetic names – Indian, African, Middle Eastern, Chicagoan – refl...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:16 am
Think about this for a moment: Two days away from a federal shutdown, Congress comes up with a stopgap measure to keep the government operating... for a week. A few days later it arrives at a bipartis...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:15 am
 The 56th annual Old Capitol Art Fair will take place in downtown Springfield on Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21. The fair will feature fine art for sale in a wide variety of mediums, create...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:14 am
 On Saturday, May 20, don your green or best turtle-themed outfit to celebrate World Turtle Day three days early at the Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site. Children of all ages are invited t...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:13 am
 This Saturday, unplug from your phones, iPads, computers, video games, televisions and other electronic devices and celebrate the beginning of summer during this fun outdoor exercise event hoste...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:12 am
A dear friend who’s also a co-worker just went through a breakup with her girlfriend, and she’s devastated. I don’t know what to tell her. I’ve tried everything: You dodged a bullet; it�...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:11 am

Springfield PrideFest 2017

 “I figured if Peoria was ready, Springfield was ready,” said Springfield PrideFest founder Jonna Cooley, offhandedly describing her rationale for starting up the festival celebrating the cen...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:10 am

The last Brian McMillen Memorial Run is May 27

 Organizers from Lincoln Land Community College, the Illinois State Police and Illinois Air National Guard will host the Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk Saturday, May 27, at 8 a.m. on the LLCC C...

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