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Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:05 am

Liturgical Arts Festival returns April 27-May 5

 Launched in 1996 and running alternate years since, this year’s Liturgical Arts Festival of Springfield is set to present several days of events at multiple venues around town, all centered ar...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:50 am

Former Sen. Bomke's son to start Monday

 Sangamon County sheriff Wes Barr has hired the son of former state Sen. Larry Bomke, a Republican who contributed to the sheriff’s 2014 election campaign and endorsed him in media advertise...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:08 am

Petersburg poultry processor pursues pasture partners

 Cavan Sullivan and his family have a grain farm in Petersburg and recently decided to expand their business by opening Petersburg Processing, a poultry processor. As a processor, Sullivan also m...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:07 am

This summer, find fun, friends and fitness through Abe’s Army, a 12-week training program for the Abe’s Amble 10K

Walkers, race walkers and runners of all fitness levels are cordially invited to participate in Abe’s Army, a 12-week program that trains participants to walk, run or race walk the Abe’s Amble 10K...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:33 am

Investigation began five years ago

A Salisbury woman accused of dealing synthetic marijuana has been in trouble before.Letha Dean, 71, pleaded guilty to prostitution-related charges in 2009, long before she was arrested last week and...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:07 am

Board approves contract with economic development corporation

 The Sangamon County Board this week approved a contract with a fledgling economic development corporation that includes $500,000 in public money for the group tasked with attracting new business...
Thursday, April 5, 2018 12:07 am

District acknowledges problems

Amid accusations of skullduggery by a Republican businessman, Springfield School District 186 no longer will put the name of Adam Lopez, a Democrat who is school board chairman, on a basketball tourna...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:08 am
 On Saturday, March 23, a reported 1.2 million people took part in the “March for Our Lives,” a nationwide demonstration demanding changes to existing gun laws. The demonstrations were spearh...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:07 am
 The nation’s largest convention of African-American motorcycle clubs is coming to Springfield.The National Bikers Roundup, scheduled for Aug. 1 through Aug. 5 at the state fairgrounds, will fe...
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:09 am

State shuts down Springfield broker

Chris Schaller isn’t your typical mortgage broker.He once had a show on WMAY radio, where he was known as the Illinois Mortgage Man. Sam Madonia on WFMB has broadcasted live from Schaller’s office...

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