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History
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:00 am

Architect Michael Jackson, who supervised the 1987-1990 restoration, provides a guided tour

 The glorious Dana-Thomas House – built in 1904 by Frank Lloyd Wright for Susan Lawrence Dana, owned by the Thomas Publishing company for over 30 years, purchased by the state in 1981, and rest
History
Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:00 am

Honoring churches and houses of worship for 150 years of service

 Early Illinois settlers established sites of worship, first holding services in someone’s home and later building a church. Each year across Illinois these early churches reach a milestone, th
Poetry
Thursday, March 1, 2018 12:00 am

Bringing literary opportunities to area high school students

 Wynton Gage, a senior at Southeast High School, has a deep voice made for TV or radio. At the recent Regional Poetry Out Loud contest he commanded the stage during his memorized recita
History
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 12:00 am

Stumbling to the altar with Abraham and Mary

 “Up flew windows, out popped headsTo see this Lady gayIn silken cloak and feather whiteAriding on the dray. At length arrived at Edward’s gateHart backed the usual wayAnd taking out the

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