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Wednesday, May 21, 2008 05:24 am

New tourist trolley connects Petersburg’s attractions

Untitled Document Adlai Stevenson, vice president under Grover Cleveland, once visited the Old Salem Chautauqua just south of Petersburg. So did populist lawyer William Jennings ...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 05:19 am

It takes cojones to attend one of these festivals

Untitled Document “Most folks just don’t seem to have a taste for testicles no more,” said the waitress who served Chevy Chase’s character the two-year-re...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 01:39 am

Find out what's going on all summer long

Untitled Document Unless otherwise noted, events are in Springfield and Sangamon County. Information for some event was incomplete at press time. Check upcoming editions of Illin...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 09:25 pm

Along the Potawatomi Trail of Death

Untitled Document “We soon found ourselves on the grand prairies of Illinois, under a burning sun and without shade from one camp to another. They are vast as the ocean, an...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 08:17 pm

Champaign-Urbana offers a relaxing day trip

Untitled Document Champaign-Urbana, just about an hour-and-a-half away, has added or upgraded some new attractions that make the twin college towns a great day or weekend trip th...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 07:02 am

What's hot this summer

Untitled Document Old Capitol Farmers’ Market Through Oct. 29 Asparagus. Strawberries. Green beans. Tomatoes. Peaches. Honey. Jellies. Eggs. Ch...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 02:39 am

Your guide to everything summer in and around Springfield

Untitled Document Welcome to Summer Guide 2008. This is our 25th annual look at the season most associated with play. In addition to our calendar of summer events and special foc...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 04:28 pm

Turn a weekend trip into memories for your children

Untitled Document Once the school bell has rung for the last time, parents are ready to schedule a little summer fun for the family. Try a weekend in Chicago, where it’s ea...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 09:13 am

Springfield announces lineup of summer music festivals

Untitled Document Music fans don’t want to hear this reporter wax ecstatic about Loretta Lynn’s classic coo (she’s scheduled to play Sangamon Audit...
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 03:45 am

Find out how far and how fast you can go in area’s competitive runs and walks

Untitled Document If anyone marks the end of winter’s chill and spring’s fickleness with glee, it’s the capital city’s walkers and runners. They stream ou...


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