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Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 03:35 pm
Feeding the hungry is a noble goal, but Trinity Lutheran School in Springfield takes it a step further. The school recently won a National School of Distinction award, given to fewer than 2,000 school...
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 09:53 am
There’s a lot to like about Springfield, and the Citizens Club of Springfield wants the whole world to know it. The Citizens Club is developing a “palm card” extolling the virtues of...
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 03:32 pm
While authorities in New York and elsewhere this week shut down Occupy Fill-In-Your-City-Here protests, Springfield occupiers who had planned a round-the-clock presence at the Old State Capitol Plaza ...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 11:04 pm
Sometimes stuff just breaks.That’s the assessment from the city of Springfield, which shut down Fifth Street in downtown last week after a 10-inch water main burst, heaving the street that crack...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 09:36 am
No one is predicting pitchforks and torches at a neighborhood meeting called by Hy-Vee to explain the Iowa-based company’s proposal for a supermarket at the site of the vacant Kmart building on ...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 03:32 pm
The Springfield Green Business Network, formed a year ago, has developed a “green” certification program that allows businesses to track their progress toward becoming more environmentally...
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 03:31 pm
Is a train that averages less than 70 mph between St. Louis and Chicago really high-speed rail?It is according to the government, which is spending more than $1 billion to improve Union Pacific track ...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 07:54 am
Trick or treating for pork-and-beans?Believe it.Solar Universe: Central Illinois is teaming with Central Illinois Foodbank to collect food for the needy on Halloween. The company, which helps get peop...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 07:22 pm
Medicine cabinet overflowing with expired prescriptions? Don’t know what to do with the bulky television you replaced with a sleek flatscreen? Consider October your lucky month.The Sangamon Coun...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 03:33 pm
The Barrel Head is scheduled to go on the auction block.The popular Jerome watering hole closed over Labor Day weekend in the midst of a foreclosure battle between owner Kevin Davlin and Illinois Nati...


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