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Feature
Thursday, April 26, 2018 12:00 am

Meet ultramarathoner Joe Miller

“It was sooooo much fun. I met so many amazing, grit-filled and passionate people.” Most of us can’t imagine that reaction to running more than 24 hours to cover 100 miles, with the temperature
Home & Garden
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:00 am

As friends of the planet, Springfield Rotarians plant hundreds of trees

New trees are taking root at Lincoln Memorial Garden, Rotary Park and Centennial Park, thanks to a collaborative project among the five Springfield Rotary clubs. Rotarians purchased and helped plant 1
Feature
Friday, March 30, 2018 12:00 am

Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer supports research at the Simmons Cancer Institute

 The annual Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer inspires and educates, while raising funds for cancer research at Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at SIU Medicine. The 9th annual Women’s Power L
Feature
Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:00 am

BLH Computers of Springfield does nationwide business in electronics recycling

 From the outside, BLH Computers, Inc. looks like a small nondescript storefront business, located in a strip mall on Stevenson Drive in Springfield. If you’ve ever needed to dispose of an outd
Feature
Thursday, March 22, 2018 12:00 am

Landfill ban, recycling and “right to repair”

 Electronic waste, commonly called e-waste, is a huge issue worldwide. In 2016, 44.7 million metric tones (49.3 million U.S. tons) of e-waste were generated worldwide and only 20 percent was recy
Feature
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 12:00 am

Not just a hangout, the new UIS Student Union hopes to bring a community together

 “The coolest thing is that so many students participated in big and small ways,” says John Tienken, a former University of Illinois Springfield student trustee who is now a law student at th
Remembering
Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 12:00 am

STAN ZIELINSKI Nov. 19. 2017 - Sept. 28, 2017

 Stan Zielinski was a lifelong learner with many interests – soccer, the arts, cooking, family and the military to name just a few. He retired after a long career in marketing, sales and associ
Capital City Wedding
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:00 am

It’s OK to have a friend conduct your ceremony. But choose carefully.

 Weddings in Illinois must be “licensed, solemnized and registered.” Couples often choose to have their wedding “solemnized” by someone with whom they have a personal relationship. For ma

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