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Thursday, April 21, 2011 05:03 pm
Who walked in our footsteps before us? What were our ancestors’ lives like from 1817 through the 1850s? Find out about the people of the Sugar Creek area, now known as Ball Township in Sangamon ...
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 06:05 am

County reverses ruling that bridge is “habitable”

A bridge, by any other name, is still a bridge. Nowhere does a definition of the word offer up the structure as a house or a liveable shelter. But after two years of bickering with bureaucracy, New Be...
Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 06:41 pm

UIS students help out, but there’s still a volunteer gap

Yvonne Wapniarski says it takes her an average of two years to match a child with an adult mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Illinois Capital Region in Springfield.“Two years unless...
Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 11:44 am

100 years of lawyerly lobbying in Sprngfield

From shady money transfers by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to the return of a missing baseball signed by Babe Ruth, attorney Herman Bodewes has seen it all throughout more than 40 years with a Springfi...
Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 12:44 pm

Coalition addresses hate expression in Springfield

No more nooses, says the Springfield-based Coalition to Promote Human Dignity and Diversity. No more swastikas, KKK marches or hate-inspired arson. It’s time to stamp out hate expressions in Springfield.That was the message at the coalition’s Nov. 15 public forum on hate activities and hate crimes at Union Baptist Church, 1405 East Monroe St. in Springfield. Featuring speakers from the...
Thursday, July 1, 2010 10:03 pm

Sangamon County may get a wind farm

A major wind farm project in development for Sangamon County could bring revenue, jobs and green energy - but first it must pass a few hurdles....
Thursday, June 3, 2010 01:30 pm

Springfield gets serious about cycling

It’s a good time to be in the bike business, says Rich Moscardelli, manager of Ace Bike Shop on MacArthur Boulevard in Springfield. Among the hip trends this season are saving money, getting in ...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 10:10 am
More than a half million dollars in unpaid fines have yet to be collected by the State Board of Elections for violations of state election law. Many of the 477 delinquent fines are several years old, ...

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