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Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:16 am
 Whether your yard is the size of a football field or a putting green, a well-planned brick or stone patio can make your space into a sanctuary and add value to your home.While many people can ha...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:14 am
 Many people decide to upgrade from their apartments or condominiums out of a need for more space. But even after moving into a new home, homeowners may soon begin to outgrow the room they have....
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:13 am
 With the change of seasons, there are many different activities that take place in the garden during this time of year, according to University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator.“In...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:12 am
 Taking a walk in cool, crisp weather, attending football games, picking apples and choosing the perfect pumpkin are some quintessential activities for the fall, said University of Illinois horti...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:11 am

Now is the time to plant spring bulbs

 Have you ever admired the vibrant colors of spring flowers and wondered how to create this beauty in your own landscape?  “The time to plant for spring bloomers is now,” said University...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:10 am
 Do your eyes glaze over as you read home composting recipes? Do you wonder if an advanced degree in chemistry is necessary to make respectable home compost? “Home composting is no more complic...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am

Short-staffed jewel withers

 While tourists bustled in and around the museum side of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on a recent summer day, the library portion was quiet.Just two people perused newspape...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:09 am

District 186 is financially stable, but still hurting from past cuts

 It’s only the fourth day of the school year in Springfield Public School District 186, but already Teresa Holton has her AP literature and composition students at Southeast High School reading...
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 12:13 am
 AugustLet the Words Fall OutAug 24-Sep 27, 11am-6pm Mon-Thu. Interactive installation by Brytton Bjorngaard, UIS assistant professor of digital media and Springfield graphic designer and artist....


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