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News
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 am

The last Brian McMillen Memorial Run is May 27

 Organizers from Lincoln Land Community College, the Illinois State Police and Illinois Air National Guard will host the Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk Saturday, May 27, at 8 a.m. on the LLCC C
Home & Garden
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:00 am

The Springfield Civic Garden Club just keeps growing

 On March 7, 1929, visionary Harriet Knudson, known as Mrs. T. J. Knudson, hosted a meeting of Springfield residents at the Abraham Lincoln Hotel to establish a club dedicated to creating beauty
Capital City Senior
Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 12:00 am

Seniors find edification and celebration at Lincoln Land

 There’s plenty going on for area seniors these days, with more all the time. Every month, hundreds of active, imaginative seniors meet to eat, explore interesting places in and around Springfi
Feature
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 12:00 am

Upcoming event celebrates the oldest black book club

 Seventy-seven years ago on a cold winter night in February, seven African-American women met in a home on Williams Street to form a study group that would continue to this day. Known as the olde
Books
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 12:00 am
 Hardworking, faithful, and resilient in the face of what others might call setbacks, professional photographer Dave Beatty has enjoyed a career photographing corporate jets and entertainment sta
Capital City Parent
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 12:00 am

Plan ahead for school-year sanity

 The start of a new school year signals the start of a footrace for busy families with work, school, sports, music lessons and more. To make sure homework, healthful meals, adequate rest and fami
Summerguide
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:00 am

Rotary’s local literacy campaign heads to Busch Stadium May 23 and 24

 Soon area baseball fans will head south for local Rotary clubs’ 14th annual literacy fundraiser baseball games in beautiful Busch Stadium. Springfield-based watercolor quilt artist Rod Buffing
Capital City Parent
Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:00 am
 Ever since Alternative Celebrations launched its radical (as in root), gift giving approach in the 1970s, thoughtful authors have offered tips, craft instructions and recipes to make holidays in
Travel
Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:00 am

Tourism agency urges residents to explore their hometown

 May 1-7 is National Travel and Tourism Week, and Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Gina Gemberling wants Springfield-area residents to join in the fun right here at h

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