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Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:03 am
 Let’s enjoy our lovely October while we can, shall we?After last year’s blistering heat fest during the end of August, the Downtown Springfield, Inc. folks decided to bring the Old Capitol B...
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:02 am
 With a winning smile and a pocketful of songs, Springfield-based singer-songwriter-entertainer Jeff Cordes brings on the music. Born in the capital city, raised in Lincoln and a graduate of Illi...
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:11 am

Decatur’s Midwest Inland Port turns transportation into economic development for the whole region

 It all began with a napkin.The international food-processing company Archer Daniels Midland was paying $250 per shipping container to transfer its goods between two railroads in Decatur, and the...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:03 am
 Our happening little scene in Springfield continues to burn up the music atmosphere at an incredible rate. Here we go on a trip through marvelous music-making mayhem.Congratulations to the Black...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am
 Oh my goodness, where do we begin? TheSeptember run on getting all the happenings in before autumn falls upon us is in full swing. Look out!The Krannert Center at the University of Illinois Urba...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:03 am
 As we roll into the end-of-summertime weekend anchored by Labor Day on Monday, this seems like a good spot to reflect on an eventful summer of great music and incredible events. Sorry, though, w...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 12:03 am
 As we head into the second and final weekend of the 2015 Illinois State Fair, the dust has settled, the corn dogs are setting low and the beer tents are settling in with bands aplenty. Add all t...
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 12:03 am
 It’s back. The Illinois State Fair comes to town for ten days of entertainment, excitement, exasperation, excrement (sorry, but the livestock, you know) and all around endeavors of intrepid Il...
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 12:01 am
 “Hi, Mom! Hey, how much do chicken wings cost at the store? Some guys are coming over tonight to play cards, and I want to make hot wings. I’m going to have to get them at the groc...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 12:03 am
 This weekend brings us festivals galore, bands all over town and a happening ALS benefit. Just around the calendar corner comes the Illinois State Fair and all the entertainment excitement it br...



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