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Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:01 am
It didn’t take long for Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge John “Quick Draw” Schmidt to gun down an attempt by the City of Springfield to wriggle out from under a court order barring the city c...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:01 am
Joan Walters of Springfield was awarded the 2014 Rail-Splitter Public Servant Award by the Central Illinois Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) at a May 8 ceremony.Walters...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:01 am
Illinois’ state insect is dwindling in population.There has been a 90 percent decrease in the U.S. population of monarch butterflies, Illinois’ state insect, since the mid-1990s, according to a gr...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:01 am
Jen Dillman has been named the new genHkids executive director.GenHkids is a Springfield nonprofit group that works to improve the health of children in hopes of fostering a generation of healthy kids...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 Men, welcome to the future: A developing technology that would make prostate biopsies far less invasive is coming to Springfield. Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and St. John’s...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:01 am
 Comcast Cares Day, described as one of the “largest corporate volunteer initiatives in the nation,” will be renovating Springfield’s Boys and Girls Club, 300 South 15th Street, on Saturday...
Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 am
Friends of the Sangamon Valley recently acquired a 110-acre farm in Christian County.A couple will be leaving the farm to the organization as a part of their estate plan, according to Friends Presiden...
Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 am
 The Illinois Department of Natural Resources wants to eliminate “feral swine,” or wild hogs, in the state.The department has established new rules regarding hog hunting. Hogs may now only be...
Thursday, March 27, 2014 12:01 am
 A house renovation in Springfield will soon benefit orphans in Haiti, thanks to the efforts of volunteers in Springfield’s Enos Park neighborhood. The Enos Park Neighborhood Improvement Associ...
Thursday, March 27, 2014 12:01 am
 As national lawmakers consider bills to reform the United States’ immigration laws, a group of immigration reform advocates is using its members’ bodies as a form of protest. Fast For Famili...

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