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Wednesday, July 3, 2019 12:00 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
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 12:00 am

Women’s Distance Festival marks its 40th year. It began as a protest.

 Women runners and walkers are encouraged to turn out in force on July 13 at Washington Park to celebrate the 40th annual Springfield Women’s Distance Festival (WDF). The first was July 26, 198
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 12:00 am

July 13, 8 a.m. at Washington Park

 Whether you are an avid runner, a walker or have never thought about participating, this is a great year for women to sign up for the race. Everyone who registers gets a race shirt and swag bag
Thursday, June 20, 2019 12:00 am

Collaborative art project visits Springfield

 Marilyn Artus, a visual artist from Oklahoma City, was in Springfield as part of a 14-month collaborative art project commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendmen
Visual Art
Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:00 am

“What Art Feels Like,” June 1-29

 “Please Touch the Art Gently” is not your typical sign posted in an art gallery. But, that is the message in a new exhibit at the Springfield Art Association from June 1-29. “What Art Feel
Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:00 am

A new novel by Taylor Pensoneau, author of books about Illinois politicians and Illinois gangsters

 Taylor Pensoneau’s name is familiar in these environs. He’s known for his long affiliation with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writing about Illinois politics, his influential role with the Ill
Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:00 am

High school prizewinner on display at April 27 Earth Awareness Fair

 Energetic high school students from Pana adopted a can-do spirit, built a solar-powered car, entered the 2018 Solar Car Challenge road race from Fort Worth, Texas, to Palmdale, California, and c


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