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Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008 12:00 am

A guide to gifts with a Springfield flavor

It may seem easier to shop online for Christmas gifts, but a growing number prefer shopping in person and buying local. Maybe the rise in shopping at farmer’s markets has folks look
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008 12:00 am

Court and Karen Conn head team of rescuers to save the Maisenbacher House

The twelve-member crew of Expert House Movers carefully eased the 19th-century Maisenbacher House into Seventh Street. east of the Springfield Clinic last Saturday morning. Though the wea
Thursday, March 17, 2005 12:00 am
The Rev. Martin Woulfe grew up in a military family. His father was an officer in the Marines, and young Martin prepared for a military career. At 17, he received an appoi
Visual Art
Thursday, March 3, 2005 12:00 am
It’s not often that two such eminent photographers as Bea Nettles and Fern Logan show their work in Springfield, let alone collaborate for a unique exhibit that celebrates women. Merge
Visual Art
Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005 12:00 am
It’s the darnedest thing: Landscape painter Marina Mangubi paints on two-by-four boards. That’s right, lumber. Her curious miniature panoramic scenes of rural Ohi
Thursday, April 29, 2004 12:00 am
Arbor Day is Friday, April 30, and the Arbor Day Foundation (www.arborday.org) is offering you a deal. You can join the Foundation and for $10 receive either 10 flowering trees or 10 pine trees
Thursday, March 18, 2004 12:00 am
A year ago, as the nation prepared for the invasion of Iraq, support for the war and the ouster of dictator Saddam Hussein ran deep. Saddam's history of brutal and criminal behavior was documented.
Thursday, May 15, 2003 12:00 am

Salisbury’s folk art empire

George Colin doesn't exhibit at the Old Capitol Art Fair. He doesn't need to. The 74-year-old Colin has become a folk-art phenomenon since he retired in 1977 from Pillsbury Mills, where he sacked flou
Earth Talk
Thursday, May 8, 2003 12:00 am

Recycling brings out the best

Last Saturday was a good day. In the morning I shopped it up at a neighborhood yard sale. I came home with a chinchilla stole ($4) to wear on Halloween, a vintage handmade felt Christmas stocking deco


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