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Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 02:36 pm

Would be built near Enos Park

The Springfield YMCA is in discussions with Memorial Medical Center to build a new downtown facility that would be closer to the hospital than the current location on the 700 block of South Fourth...
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 12:08 am

City faces sewer repairs

 Repairs to downtown Springfield sewers will cost between $31.7 million and $56 million, according to a recent survey of pipes, and that may only be a down payment.The $300,000 study financed by...
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 12:06 am
We do not, in these days of fake news and text messaging, often enough gather together to actually see each other and talk amongst ourselves. And so Lincoln Library this Saturday is sponsoring an even...
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 12:05 am
As Black History Month reaches its midpoint, District 186 schools continue to celebrate with a variety of programs and events. Franklin Middle School has an ongoing series called “The Top 25 in the...
Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 05:13 pm

Time for negotiations, Manar says

 Following Gov. Bruce Rauner’s call for pension reform and tax cuts in Wednesday’s budget address, state lawmakers and midterm election candidates voiced dissent over what some called another...
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 12:09 am

After a year’s hiatus, producers plan for less stress and more fun

“We missed doing the show,” said Dave Heinzel, producer, cameraperson, editor and co-creator of Springfield-based web series “The Studio Show,” in which he and hosts Arlin Peebles and Keil Ish...
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 12:08 am
Even in his hometown of Springfield, Mark Janus is a relatively unknown figure. Janus is a state employee who works in a nondescript office investigating child support claims. He’s also a divorced f...


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