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Wednesday, July 3, 2019 12:09 am

Running led to a life of fitness

Many of the women who have participated in the Women’s Distance Festival over the years continue to run and live a life of exercise and fitness. Each has a different story as to how she got involved...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:10 am
 “As soon as I enter the door of a tavern, I experience oblivion of care, and a freedom from solicitude,” said 18th-century English author Samuel Johnson. “There is nothing which has yet be...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:09 am
The stories embodied in Springfield’s locally owned and family-operated taverns through the years are the basis for Tavern Talk: Old Taverns and Tales in Springfield, Illinois, a new book by local h...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:19 am

Springfield ponders cutting back on coal

 Twenty-five minutes into a city council discussion on the future of City Water, Light and Power last month, someone finally used the c-word.“We always say that CWLP is the crown jewel of Sprin...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:18 am
 Doris Marbold Decker, 82, is looking forward to the Sixth Historic Marbold Farmstead Antique Show and Farm Fest on June 22-23. Tears well up in Decker’s eyes – and in all listening to her �...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:07 am

Pritzker gets his agenda enacted. Madigan calls session “historic.”

 Minutes after the Senate put the final touches on first-term Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s sweeping legislative agenda Sunday, June 2, the governor addressed media and delivered a message: �...
Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:09 am

Eli Hernandez is becoming a nurse

 The job description for a nurse is full of things that people with autism have difficulty doing. But to Elijah “Eli” Hernandez, difficult does not mean impossible.“There were plenty of tim...


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