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Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:06 am
Shortly after being named executive director of Oak Ridge Cemetery in 2011, Michael Lelys got a peek at something most folks rarely see: handwritten internment records memorializing Abraham Lincoln’...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:05 am
The ongoing “Illinois Top 200” project allows Illinois residents a chance to vote every two weeks on the state’s most inspiring leaders, greatest books and top businesses, among other superlativ...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:06 am
 Beginning June 1, employees of Springfield Public School District 186 and Sangamon County government, as well as their families, will be able to access a new supplemental health service. The sch...
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:05 am
 Gov. Bruce Rauner loves Springfield so much that he wants to give us a “free” park next to the governor’s mansion on unwanted, vacant land that the city bought from the state for $1.5 mill...
Thursday, April 5, 2018 12:06 am
RIP, Grape and Wine Resources Council. So long, Offshore Wind Energy Economic Development Task Force. Hit the road, Manufactured Home Quality Assurance Board. These are just some of the government bod...
Thursday, April 5, 2018 12:05 am
In a ceremony at the Crowne Plaza Springfield, the Comcast Foundation made $10,000 donations to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Illinois Capital Region and Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Illinois,...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:06 am
 When last we checked in with the Grand Army of the Republic museum, it was cluttered, closed and at a crossroads. A curator with professional archival experience had replaced a caretaker, and th...
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:05 am
It’s official. As of this afternoon (Thursday), the Buzz Bomb Brewing Co. will, officially, be open for business. While Springfield’s newest craft brewery has been pouring suds for a month, the ri...
Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:06 am
A nationwide demonstration calling for gun legislation reform will be held at the Lincoln statue in front of the State Capitol this Saturday, March 24, at noon. Begun by student survivors of the Feb....


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