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Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 12:05 am
David Bourland, who moved last month from director of exhibits at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum to director of historic sites for the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, is no...
Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 12:06 am

Would wear ankle bracelet to get daughter back

 Jennifer Watkins is many things.An accused fugitive from justice. A widow who wouldn’t cooperate with police who investigated the killing of her husband. She recently broke off an engagement t...
Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 12:05 am

Tailor shop survives on MacArthur

 After decades of sewing, Wilbur “Skip” Costa has succumbed.He no longer wears a tie to work, as he did back in the 1980s, when Ronald Reagan dropped jaws by wearing brown suits in the White...
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 12:06 am

Not making fun of Springfield, but making Springfield fun

 Eight months ago, Springfield-based web series “The Studio Show” – which takes a quirky and humorous look at area arts and community – was featured on the cover of IT (“Making Springfi...
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 12:01 am
As we brace for the liar-in-chief-elect to take office, Politico last week revealed that Sinclair Broadcast Group, owner of WICS television in Springfield, struck a deal with the Trump campaign, while...
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 12:01 am
 If you do hair, Springfield is the place for you. That’s according to a survey entitled, “These are the 10 best cities for stylists,” published last week on zippia.com, a website self-desc...
Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016 10:51 am

Transferred from ALPLM post

Dave Bourland, exhibits manager at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, has been transferred to a new post as director of historic sites for the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.H...
Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 12:08 am

Judge repeats threat of jail

 Jeffrey Parsons, the embattled entrepreneur under criminal investigation for bamboozling folks from coast to coast, arrived at the federal courthouse last week in style.He came to Springfield, h...
Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 12:07 am
 Lake Springfield exceeds pollution standards for phosphorous levels, and nitrogen is also an issue, according to a study by a consultant hired to measure pollution levels and propose solutions.I...

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