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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:16 am
Rather than bagging or removing fallen leaves, use them in your yard. The tree leaves that accumulate in and around your landscape represent a valuable natural resource that can be used to provide a g...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:14 am
Every day, my husband, Dan, takes our golden retriever, Lyric, out for a walk around our little lake community. Good thing they aren’t trying to rack up steps on their Fitbit, because I think they s...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:13 am
 Traditionally, furniture is made of wood or metal, because of their appealing aesthetic quality and durability. These days, there is a new material many designers and homeowners are considering:...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:12 am
 I have fallen back in love with window coverings. Do you remember when we covered our windows in big, heavy drapes? I was not a fan. Then, as people grew tired of all that fussy finery, we gravi...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:11 am
 As a lover of interior design, I’m a firm believer in the phrase, “There is always room for improvement.” That being said, sometimes there’s another famous saying that comes to mind when...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 01:10 am

City pushes for Hunter Lake. Again.

 Not long after an epic drought, good news arrived.“After what Springfield went through in 1954, it is heartening to know that the city’s water supply will be wholly adequate for the next 20...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 12:11 am

Inside a legal marijuana-growing operation

 Aside from the barbed wire perimeter, you’d never know from its appearance that this low, gray warehouse on a rural road lined with soybeans is anything noteworthy. Inside, however, are hundre...
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 09:06 am
August Washington Park Historic Photography DisplayAug 25-Sep 4, 12-4pm Mon-Fri, 12-5pm Sat-Sun. Annual photo display features copies of photographs and postcards dating back to the creation of Washin...


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