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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
Feature
Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 12:00 am

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, grassroots protest is thriving in central Illinois

All across the country, a new surge of grassroots activism is taking place, frequently spearheaded by citizens who had not necessarily been politically involved previously. Often growing out of social
Breaking News
Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 12:00 am
 “It was probably some kid who saw what a beautiful day it was gonna be and wanted to be outside,” smiled Jenny Loftus, standing toward the end of a line stretching about a quarter of the way
Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 12:00 am

From show tunes to country to punk, seasonal concerts offer something for all tastes

 Does anything go together better than crisp fall weather and live music? The days of sticky, sweaty outdoor festivals are in the past, replaced by cardigans, multicolored leaves and bands hittin
News
Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 12:00 am
 For a few weeks earlier this summer, Chicago-based artist James Pepper Kelly became a temporary fixture at area coffee houses and bars, picking local denizens’ brains about their hopes, dreams

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