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Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:00 am

May events begin drive for re-restoration

 On May 22, New Salem will celebrate the 100th anniversary of an event that occurred on the same date in 1919, many long years after Lincoln had lived in the village, from 1831 to 1837.  It
Health & Fitness
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 12:00 am

Dancing for those with Parkinson’s disease

 It isn’t your typical dance class, but for those who attend it is a time of joy, movement and camaraderie.  Called Joy of Movement, the dance classes are specifically geared for those liv
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 12:00 am

First Lady of Independent Living

 If you ever wanted to find Ann Ford, chances are you could find her scooting around the Capitol. Ford, who had contracted polio at the age of 5, used a scooter to get around, but that never stop
Capital City Senior
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 12:00 am

Classes, clubs, community resources

 When William O’Hearn joined the Lincoln Library as the director in July of 2017, he set out to embrace the library’s motto, “Empower/ Connect/ Inspire.” O’Hearn said from the start, �
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 12:00 am

Area authors showcase books for winter

 The holiday season is upon us, a time when people are seeking the perfect presents. Books can be just that and, as everyone knows by now, buying local is better. On Saturday, Nov. 24, eleven loc
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 12:00 am

Walk through the cemetery, listen to the dead

Where are Elmer, Herman, Bert, Tom, and CharleyAll, all are sleeping on the hillOne passed in a fever,One was burned in a mine,One was killed in a brawl,One died in a jail,One fell from a bridge, toil
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 12:00 am

Her son’s loving tribute to Judy Baar Topinka’s leadership and style

 Judy Barr Topinka had a distinguished career in politics, serving as Illinois representative, senator, state treasurer and comptroller. She was often called “colorful” so it is fitting that


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