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News
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 12:00 am
 Last fall, a firm called The Development Consortium (TDC) was engaged to launch the Sangamon County Project to examine economic development in the region. TDC has offices in Petersburg and Genes
News
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:00 am

David Bazan (Pedro the Lion) to play intimate Springfield show Friday

 For more than 20 years, Seattle-based singer-songwriter David Bazan has been wrestling with his demons in public, both as a solo artist and with his near-mythical band Pedro the Lion, which will
News
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:00 am
 A citywide committee is promoting a resolution affirming the city of Springfield as a “welcoming city that respects the innate dignity of all people,” according to an email circulated by the
History
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 12:00 am
 “You, as individuals, are very significant to the success of a project like this,” said Floyd Mansberger of Fever River Research, addressing a group at Union Baptist Church Sept. 18. The pro
News
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 12:00 am

Community and students weigh in on improvements

 Last spring, student representatives from all three high schools were asked for their input on a plan to improve facilities throughout District 186. “They gave some very specific and good, det
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:00 am

Advisory council to watchdog livestock welfare

 On Aug. 25, the Humane Society of the United States announced the formation of the Illinois Agriculture Advisory Council, with the aim of promoting farmers and ranchers who produce animal produc
News
Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 12:00 am
 “It’s like starting anew out in the big world,” said veteran Springfield singer-songwriter Tom Irwin about his experiences recording and releasing his most recent album, All That Love. Whi
Visual Art
Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:00 am

Openings offer Springfield art lovers a wide variety

 Two of Springfield’s most reliable venues for contemporary visual art presented openings of very different exhibitions this past Friday, Sept. 8. However, only one of the venues will still be

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