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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 12:10 am

15th Annual Green Symposium for Central Illinois

 Solar panels, monarch butterflies, energy efficiency, eco-designed chairs, clean energy, rooftop gardens, manufactured construction and pollinator pockets are just some of the sustainability top...
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 12:09 am

Visit Black Hawk, John Deere and Ronald Reagan in northern Illinois

 Black Hawk, John Deere and Ronald Reagan are an unlikely trio, but you can honor all of them with a trip along the Rock River. Stop to see the stately trees at White Pines Forest State Park and...
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 12:09 am

Will public money help?

 If nothing else, hundreds of thousands of dollars in public money buys hyperbole.“This is, indeed, a once in a generation opportunity,” Timothy Killeen, University of Illinois president, sai...
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 12:11 am
 Like most states, Illinois is struggling with a severe teacher shortage. And, also like most states, that shortage is felt most profoundly in the area of special education. There is, however, an...
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 03:33 pm
Best of Springfield Runoff voting has ended. The readers choice for Best of Springfield will be announced in the October 25, 2018 issue and at the Best of Springfield Party on October 25, 2018, at the BOS Center. For event info and tickets go to https://illinoistimestix.com/events/best-of-springfield
Featuring live music from The Deep Hollow and The Shenanigans. Plus food, wine, beer, and ...
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 12:31 am

J.B. Pritzker, Democrat for governor, reflects on Bruce Rauner, learning from failure and plans to change Illinois

 Jay Robert “J.B.” Pritzker, D-Chicago, lives by the mantra that the “the early bird catches the worm.” “I’m a guy who gets up pretty early in the morning, and my staff hates it becau...
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 12:15 am
 Labor Day unofficially marks the end of summer, but there’s still plenty of time to cross projects off your summer to-do list. According to HomeAdvisor data, homeowners commonly start these pr...
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 12:14 am
 With the end of summer approaching, homeowners may start noticing some unwanted house guests. There are a number of pests that will be looking to invade homes during the cooler months, according...
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 12:13 am
 When people think of fall, growing salad greens rarely comes to mind. However, fall is as terrific time for gardeners to begin planting lettuce, arugula, endive, or other leafy greens for salads...

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