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Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 03:32 pm
Already recognized by the state, Springfield’s Tony Leone got his latest kudos from the city. On Monday, the vocal advocate for saving old structures was named 2011 Preservationist of the Year b...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 06:16 am
Even the folks at Forbes magazine who say that Lincoln’s hometown is the third most-dangerous city in America profess themselves puzzled.“The Illinois state capital confounds analysts who ...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 03:16 pm
Steve Combs is not a real-estate agent, and the first-ever Urban Pioneer Tour set for Saturday in Enos Park is hardly a street-of-dreams showcase.“We’re looking for people who, first of al...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 10:43 am
Slavery still exists, and Brent Messimer wants to stop it.The 2010 Lincoln Christian University seminary graduate is headed to Belgium in January until May for an internship with Oasis Belgium, a Chri...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 06:00 am
Where median income is concerned, Illinois in 2010 hit its lowest point in nearly two decades.The median income is the income level above which half of the population falls and below which the other h...
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 10:58 am
On Sept. 15 when computers turned on the energy-efficient T-8 fluorescents a half hour before opening time on opening day at the new Aldi grocery store, energy savings kicked in.  The new store, ...
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 10:35 pm
Freeze! You have the right to remain silent. We got here as quickly as we could, ma’am.Learn all of these police catchphrases and more at the Springfield Police Department’s Citizens Polic...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 02:45 pm
In Springfield, Abraham Lincoln reigns as king, but this year, during the city’s Historic Preservation Awards program, it’s modern-day Lincoln-era property owners who’ll receive a pa...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 01:50 pm
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is building its presence in Springfield, where on Oct. 1 the organization will hold a community walk to raise money for research and educational programs...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 06:21 pm
Voting in an Illinois primary election means revealing your political leanings – a problem if you work in a place necessarily connected to politics, say proponents of a constitutional amendment ...


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