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Wednesday, July 2, 2008 12:00 am

Will Durst to appear in Mason City next week

Untitled Document Will Durst makes his living skewering politicians and showcasing the folly and hypocrisy that are rife in party politics. He does so prolifically through a wide
Health & Fitness
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 12:00 am

Respected Springfield psychiatrist put his mark on medical community

Untitled Document The Frank J. Menolascino Award for Excellence, given yearly by the National Association for the Dually Diagnosed, was created to honor individuals
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007 12:00 am

They went to Africa to give. They got something unexpected in return.

Untitled Document Valentina was at Goma, a small town in Zaire just across the Ruzizi River from Rwanda. A trader, she had come downriver from her home in Bukavu to purchase item
Wednesday, July 18, 2007 12:00 am

Pastor who works for the state helps oversee faith-based initiative

Untitled Document As director of the state’s Partners for Hope program, Frederick Nettles plays a key role in disbursing taxpayer money to faith-based groups. As pas
Wednesday, April 25, 2007 12:00 am

Brigit Dyer-Reynolds found her calling, speaking out for the state’s elderly

Untitled Document Brigit Dyer-Reynolds thought she was done with social-service work. She’d performed well during her time with Catholic Charities, but it had been
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007 12:00 am

Scott Payne’s ministry led him to an unexpected place

Untitled Document The Inner City Mission first opened in 1984, in a house on North Fifth Street, the result of an ambitious plan by eight Springfield area churches to provide for
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006 12:00 am

A former king of comedy finds a new way to make people happy

At the height of his career, in the 1980s, he was a headliner. He had audiences all across the country rolling in the aisles. He shared stages with Jerry Seinfeld and Huey Lewis, partied with Joe Wals
Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006 12:00 am

Despite disability and misfortune, Pat O'Neill became a role model for his community

To pursue advanced business courses at Lincoln High School, freshman Pat O’Neill first needed to complete the marketing requirement. He signed up and was put in a class with mainly older student


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