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Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:06 am
The Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. John’s Hospital will open a new cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU) July 16. The new space will be dedicated to helping cardiac patients recover after...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:05 am
When last we checked, folks conducting a series of polls about the best and biggest as part of observances of Illinois’ bicentennial had decreed that the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Mus...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:06 am
The Engle Farm in Roodhouse will be the site of two Hummingbird Festivals, scheduled for Thursday, July 12 and Sunday, Aug. 12. Despite this having been a disappointing year for area hummingbird enthu...
Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:05 am
Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs recently announced Hayden Schumer of Chatham as the winner of the bicentennial coin contest. The design was one of five finalists voted on by the public. The...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:06 am
A digital reproduction of Alexander Hesler’s famous Abraham Lincoln portrait was unveiled in the first floor lobby of the Sangamon County Courthouse this week. Of the original portrait, taken on Jun...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:05 am
Got a discharge? Need a job? The American Legion might be able to help. As part of the American Legion Department of Illinois’ 100th annual convention at the Bank of Springfield Center next month, t...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:06 am
After a two-year wait, Springfield resident and inventor Sean Denny has received the patent for a new device called the grout bag (a catchier name is likely forthcoming when it goes to market). “I h...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:05 am
High school students from Sangamon County will be among more than 30 budding Midwest entrepreneurs scheduled to gather Sunday at the Keller Convention Center in Effingham for a trade show sponsored by...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:06 am
We’ll confess that we sometimes don’t know what to make of the Chicago-based Better Government Association. On the one hand, they’re in favor, as the name implies, of better government, which is...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:05 am
Fossils? Fuhgedaboudit. Picasso? Please. The best museum in Illinois isn’t up north. Rather, voters in a recent online election chose the Abraham Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield as th...

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