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Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 12:03 am
 I don’t know why, but this weekend shows up like a who’s who of what’s happening here, there and everywhere. Tough choices lie on the entertainment table.Let’s start when Chris Miller, t...
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, 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...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:01 am
 On Saturday, March 28, Decatur’s Prairieland Punishers, a women’s flat-track roller derby league, will host the Central Illinois Showdown roller derby bout. This bout is the 2015 season home...
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015 12:01 am
 Welcome to the first full weekend in February 2015, complete with an assortment of entities sure to entice you into indulging in a night of entertainment for your enjoyment.Donnie’s Homespun i...
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 12:01 am
 Originally from Decatur, our neighbor city to the east, this ambitious and inventive combo creates pop-punk, near-rap, electronic-alternative rock music that reaches into the collective consciou...
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 12:01 am
 The large and looming presence of the Illinois State Fair continues shadowing all our entertainment choices for the upcoming weekend. As the fair winds down on Sunday, live music rules the roost...
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:01 am
It was the lodestone of my childhood summers. The Illinois State Fair was something I looked forward to almost as soon as the previous year’s fair ended. But after our annual Fourth of July picnic,...
Thursday, June 26, 2014 12:01 am
 Assumption Fest opens Thursday, June 26, in the small town of Assumption but the lineup is anything but small. Recently added to the parade on Saturday, June 28, is the vehicle and color guard,...
Thursday, June 5, 2014 12:01 am
 Here’s a great reason to drive east from Springfield this Friday night, June 6, to Madden Arts Center. The Decatur Area Arts Council is hosting an event for the opening of its newest exhibit,...



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