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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
Feature
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
Books
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
News
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:00 am
 Farmers and environmentalists stand around a deep trench dug in a soybean field listening to Donna Brandt from the University of Missouri Soil Health Assessment Center. She climbs into the trenc
Feature
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:00 am

Restored Governor’s Mansion will tell the stories of its colorful occupants

 Restoration of the Governor’s Mansion is wrapping up for a grand opening in July. The mansion is the third-oldest continuously occupied executive mansion in the United States and has been on t
History
Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:00 am

Architect Michael Jackson, who supervised the 1987-1990 restoration, provides a guided tour

 The glorious Dana-Thomas House – built in 1904 by Frank Lloyd Wright for Susan Lawrence Dana, owned by the Thomas Publishing company for over 30 years, purchased by the state in 1981, and rest

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