A crowded field for municipal races

 If you think there are a lot of politicians on the make in Springfield, you’d be right.Thirty-two candidates are vying for 13 municipal offices in the upcoming April 2 municipal election. Thre...
 The Springfield Police Department is now one of just a handful of law enforcement agencies around the country that has a Homeless Outreach Team.Homelessness isn’t isolated to one part of Sprin...
 The Pillsbury Mills neighborhood is next on the list for health care professionals who are attempting to affect positive change in Springfield, block by block.The U.S. Census Bureau estimated th...
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Democrats behaving badly

 Here’s an idea for an amendment to the state constitution: Require that governors and other statewide officeholders be sworn in on the steps of the Capitol, outside, in January, where everyone...
 I missed JB Pritzker’s impromptu speech to a gathering of Republicans last week by a few minutes. But the fact that Pritzker even stopped by the event, hosted by Senate Republican Leader Bill...
A fortuitous juxtapositionLast week, a bill was introduced in the House of Representatives that would require federal background checks for nearly all firearm transactions.The same night, the Presiden...

Use leftovers, make it ahead, put it in the oven. Then loaf.

 It often seems that some most delicious meals were developed out of frugality. Day-old bread is transformed into decadent and hearty French toast by simply soaking in a mixture of milk and egg b...
 Take in a performance of Barefoot in the Park, a romantic comedy about Corie and Paul Bratter, a newlywed couple making their first home in an apartment on the top floor of a brownstone in New Y...
 You still have time to visit the Illinois State Museum’s exhibition celebrating Illinois’ 200th anniversary of statehood. “Bicentennial and Beyond! The Illinois Legacy Collection” includ...

A crowded field for municipal races

 If you think there are a lot of politicians on the make in Springfield, you’d be right.Thirty-two candidates are vying for 13 municipal offices in the upcoming April 2 municipal election. Thre...
 The Springfield Police Department is now one of just a handful of law enforcement agencies around the country that has a Homeless Outreach Team.Homelessness isn’t isolated to one part of Sprin...
Grover Johnson died in prison in 1996, 25 years into a 40-year sentence for the rape and attempted murder of an elderly woman, Ida White. More than two decades later, Johnson became the first case in...

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