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Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 12:07 am
 “It’s beautiful to see the transformative power of secrets,” said Frank Warren, who will host the multimedia “PostSecret Live” presentation at the University of Illinois Springfield St...
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 12:06 am
Spooky, Halloween-themed acts, pop-up performances and a haunted maze backstage are just the beginning of the fun at “Muni Mayhem,” happening Oct. 11-13 at the Muni Opera. An official announcement...
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 12:05 am
The Monticello Railway Museum, the Illinois State Military Museum and Monticello Main Street will team up to honor Monticello, Illinois’ first casualty in World War I on Saturday, Oct. 20. Pvt. Roy...
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 12:03 am
 The early- to mid-October weather can be lovely, though sometimes too crisp and sometimes a bit toasty. With a weekend forecast calling for a big-time cooling off, be prepared to enjoy the last...
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 12:02 am
 Conceived in the fall of 2016, organized as a band in 2017 and releasing their first CD in 2018, The Mazed is on the move and playing all-original music all the time. Originating as a collaborat...
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 12:01 am
For a long time, an old jar of tahini has resided in a lonely corner in the back of the fridge. It was one of those ingredients that I had purchased for one purpose only – making homemade hummus, wh...
Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 06:00 pm

Judicial candidate teams with Hank Williams, Jr.

Enough about the Supreme Court. Let’s talk about judgeships closer to home, where things really matter. Luke Thomas, the Republican candidate to replace retiring Cass County Circuit Court Jud...
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 12:22 am
I have long believed that the death penalty is insufficient for the most egregious crimes.Don’t send rapists and murderers and former governors to the gurney. Instead, sentence them t...


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