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Thursday, April 2, 2015 12:01 am
As race organizers prepare for the Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon on April 4, the city of Springfield is asking motorists to be patient if their Saturday drive is delayed by throngs of runners. Ab...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:01 am
A full-fledged funeral train isn’t the only thing that might be missing at the re-creation of Abraham Lincoln’s funeral set for the first weekend in May. Before the interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:01 am
Springfield ICON (Inner City Older Neighborhoods) is endorsing political candidates for the first time. The group focuses on cleaning up blighted properties, reforming the city’s waste-hauling syste...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 12:01 am
The union that represents newsroom employees at the State Journal-Register has turned to radio to ratchet up pressure on management to agree to a contract that includes raises for workers who haven’...
Thursday, March 19, 2015 12:01 am
Who says there are no jobs available? The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce is hosting employers from Springfield and the surrounding area for a Job and Career Fair next month, showcasing the jo...
Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:01 am
 Testimony lasted barely three hours, the jury was out less than an hour and Sangamon County sheriff’s deputy Travis Koester emerged victorious Tuesday from a lawsuit in which he stood accused ...
Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:01 am
 Bishop Thomas Paprocki this week summoned reporters to refute a recent suggestion made by Survivors Network Of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) that pedophile priests from Chicago might have been ...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am
Sherry Waldron, a Sangamon County sheriff’s deputy fired after being accused of stealing plants in 2012, has been ordered reinstated by an arbitrator who also ruled that she is entitled to back wage...
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:01 am
How can a few file folders be used to support almost 70 pounds? Just ask Ben Thomas, Alex Harvatin and Tucker Schmidt from Sacred Heart-Griffin High School in Springfield. Their “Tacoma Narrows 2”...
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 12:01 am
 Some religions worship the sun; others use it to power their buildings. In late 2014, the Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universalist Congregation (ALUUC) in Springfield installed solar panels on the...


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