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News
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:00 am

Petersburg poultry processor pursues pasture partners

 Cavan Sullivan and his family have a grain farm in Petersburg and recently decided to expand their business by opening Petersburg Processing, a poultry processor. As a processor, Sullivan also m
Performing Art
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:00 am

UIS Theatre takes on Pirandello’s haunting humorous Six Characters

 Nearly a century ago, Italian playwright Luigi Pirandello prefigured postmodernism with his then-controversial 1921 play, Six Characters in Search of an Author, which continues its two-week run
Home & Garden
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:00 am

CWLP customers are now eligible for lump-sum incentives when switching to solar

 “Basically, David beat Goliath.”Michelle Knox, president of Springfield-based renewable energy and efficiency company WindSolarUSA, has reason to feel triumphant. A unanimous decision handed
News
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:00 am
 On Saturday, March 23, a reported 1.2 million people took part in the “March for Our Lives,” a nationwide demonstration demanding changes to existing gun laws. The demonstrations were spearh
Music
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:00 am

Snow made for a quirky flow for the ISO

 Snow north of Springfield delayed several musicians from arriving at the venue on time, and may have resulted in a quirky flow to “Pipe Dreams,” Saturday’s Illinois Symphony Orchestra conc
Culture
Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:00 am

George Harrison’s 1963 visit to Benton garners award-winning documentary

 “Whenever you say ‘Beatles’ – that’s the magic word,” said Springfield-based filmmaker and super-Beatle fan Robert Bartel. He would know. His 1999 documentary A Beatle in Benton, Ill
Feature
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:00 am

A century on, Vachel Lindsay’s Golden Book is more prescription than prediction

In 1920, the Macmillan Company of New York City published The Golden Book of Springfield written by Springfield resident Vachel Lindsay. Like everything Lindsay did, the novel was a passion project, a
Visual Art
Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:00 am
On Friday, March 9, the Springfield Art Association, along with the SAA Collective in the Hoogland Center for the Arts, combined forces with independent artist group The Pharmacy Gallery & Art Spa

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