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Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008 12:00 am

Aldermen trim budget proposal

Untitled Document Ward 7 Ald. Debbie Cimarossa means business. As promised, she’s combing through the proposed fiscal year 2009 budget, considering every line and demandi
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008 12:00 am

Springfields Ketchum Five have learned more than dance steps on the path to success

Untitled Document Linda Ketchum clutches photographs of five smiling kids decked out in costumes that span the colors of the rainbow. She fights off tears as she flip
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008 12:00 am

Iles students strive to run the length of the Great Wall of China

Untitled Document It’s 8:05 a.m. Evan Northrup tosses his backpack aside and runs onto a makeshift track cordoned off by small orange cones. ’R
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 12:00 am

Controversial flick takes aim at state’s favorite crop

Untitled Document It’s virtually impossible to travel in any direction from Springfield and not encounter acre upon acre of the state’s beloved yellow crop. A
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 12:00 am

Council still a-twitter about “bird whisperer”

Untitled Document After weeks of too many questions and too few answers, Ward 8 Ald. Kris Theilen decided that it was time for action. He proposed an emergency ordinance Monday
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 12:00 am

Abundant Faith opens new senior living facility

Untitled Document Despite a minor setback last month, Abundant Faith Christian Center is moving forward with its affordable housing projects and will host the grand opening of Ti
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 12:00 am
Untitled Document The city of Springfield released its fiscal year 2009 budget to aldermen Tuesday and announced that its first budget hearing will be held after the meeting of t
Health & Fitness
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 12:00 am

Get your blood pumping first, local experts say

Untitled Document Tim Butler used to run in high school and college, but he says it’s nothing compared to what he’s been up to for the past 13 years.
Health & Fitness
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2008 12:00 am

More and more Springfieldians have asthma

Untitled Document Dr. Glennon Paul has worked with Springfield asthma patients for 33 years, but even he admits that he doesn’t have all the answers


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