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Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:08 am

Aldermen collect campaign money

 With no election on the horizon, Springfield aldermen gathered last week at Saputo’s restaurant to snack on hors d’oeuvres and collect checks from labor and construction interests.Seven alde...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:07 am

Booster club owes six figures

 The Springfield High School Booster Club owes more than $300,000 for artificial turf that’s already been installed, according to the club’s financial statements and documents filed with the...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:06 am
Brittany Wagner, star of the Netflix documentary series Last Chance U and academic adviser to East Mississippi Community College Lions football team, will speak at noon Saturday, Oct. 7, at Springfiel...
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:05 am
The Illinois Department of Agriculture hosted 32 international dairy producers and veterinarians from seven countries in an effort to increase export sales for the Illinois dairy industry. Individuals...
Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 12:54 am

Frank Edwards wants to replace Jimenez

Former Springfield alderman Frank Edwards wants to be a state legislator. Edwards confirms that he’s in the running to replace Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez, R-Leland Grove, in the House of Repre...
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 12:07 am

“This is an elder abuse ATM”

 With documented losses well into the six figures, Illinois State Police continue to investigate a theft case that already has resulted in a prison sentence.Coliene Moore, 69, was hit with a rest...
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 12:06 am

Community and students weigh in on improvements

 Last spring, student representatives from all three high schools were asked for their input on a plan to improve facilities throughout District 186. “They gave some very specific and good, det...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:08 am
 “It’s like starting anew out in the big world,” said veteran Springfield singer-songwriter Tom Irwin about his experiences recording and releasing his most recent album, All That Love. Whi...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:07 am

Advisory council to watchdog livestock welfare

 On Aug. 25, the Humane Society of the United States announced the formation of the Illinois Agriculture Advisory Council, with the aim of promoting farmers and ranchers who produce animal produc...
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:06 am
It was a tough summer for campers who remain at the State Journal-Register. Down to a half-dozen news reporters (Springfield city hall reporter Mary Hansen, who’s taken a job at NPR Illinois, is the...

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