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Thursday, July 6, 2017 12:12 am

Results from the SAA Collective’s sixth annual photography contest

 The sixth annual Images of Illinois photography contest saw numerous changes. The contest showcases the splendor of Illinois through professional, amateur and youth photography. It is spearheade...
Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:08 am

Saving a piece of Greenview history

 To see the old Marbold Farmstead is to want to see more. The imposing brick residence on Illinois Route 29 20 miles north of Springfield dates to the 1850s and has been uninhabited since the 196...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:10 am

“The 21st” gives voice to Illinois

 I believe that Illinois is a lot more connected than people portray it to be,” said Niala Boodhoo, host of the daily NPR talk show “The 21st” which airs live Monday through Friday at 11 a....
Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:09 am

Bikers embrace Illinois

 If you ride fast and crash, you are a bad rider. If you go slow and crash, you are a bad rider. And if you are a bad rider, you should not ride motorcycles. – Hunter S. Thompson Each spri...
Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:08 am

Rauner gropes for silver lining as state flounders amid gridlock

 “How’s that working out for you?” That’s what Bruce Rauner, the 2014 Republican candidate, often asked in questioning why voters kept returning Democrats to run Springfield. Now he’s g...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:22 am
MayIllinois Products Farmers MarketMay 25, Jun 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Jul 6, 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, 10, 17, 24, 4-7pm. Every Thursday. Shopping, health and wellness information, special focuses and more in a s...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:21 am
 The Sangamon County Fair has made some exciting changes in time for the 2017 season, which runs June 13-18. General admission pricing has been reduced and a new concert ticket price has been int...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:20 am

Small-town festival offers carnival, parade, pageants, fun

 This June, cruise 20 minutes south down I-55 and enjoy a small-town festival among the cornfields in picturesque Pawnee. This year’s Pawnee Prairie Days will be observed June 22-24. The three-...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:19 am

Two nights, 70 bands, five stages, 10 charities

 The SOHO (Service Organization for Humanitarian Opportunity) Music Festival was a highlight among the central Illinois summer festival scene for 12 years. But earlier this year SOHO’s founder...


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