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Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:06 am

Ken Lam is the Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s director

 After a season-long search, Ken Lam has been announced as the new music director for the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, replacing Alastair Willis, who left the position vacant when he ended his co...
Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:05 am
 A new local dispensary aims to service medical cannabis to patients suffering from various physical ailments. Maribis of Springfield (MOS), located at 2272 North Grand Ave. in Grandview, is one...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 02:03 pm
 The Evidence-Based Funding for Student Success Act was approved in the Illinois Senate on May 17 and awaits action in the House. A 35 to 18 vote victory came following a rally in which advocates...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:09 am

Admits illegal steroid possession

 A Sangamon County sheriff’s deputy is serving a six-month suspension after pleading guilty to misdemeanor drug possession last month.Deputy John Bartello was placed on paid administrative leav...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:08 am

A symposium addresses the post-ACA landscape

 Despite attempts at an overall cheery tone, the views presented during “Obamacare after Obama: The future of U.S. health care at a crossroads,” a conference held at the Memorial Center for L...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:07 am
 A Springfield-based developer wants to reconfigure the downtown area by developing a casino.Chris Stone, owner of EMS Midwest, Inc., recently proposed plans to members of the city council and Ma...
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...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:07 am

Fights at ALPLM hit Lincoln papers

 Disagreements and dysfunction have been so serious at the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project that the former director once threatened to move the program out of Illinois, according to testimony d...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:06 am
A new bill pledges to save low-income seniors from budget cuts proposed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.In a press conference at the State Capitol on May 10, Sen. Daniel Biss, D-Skokie, Rep. Anna Moeller, D-Elgi...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:05 am

Former employees claim discrimination

Two former employees of the Intensive English Program at University of Illinois Springfield have sued UIS, claiming the university discriminated against students from the Middle East and Mexico.The fe...

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