• R.F.D. News & Views

    R.F.D. News & Views

    After scorching parts of the West and Plains states earlier in June, a heat wave descended on central Illinois late last week and appears to be in no hurry to let go. How crops will…

  • Eureka Public Library notes

    Eureka Public Library notes

    Program in a Bag  The Eureka Public Library, 202 S. Main St., has a Program in a Bag for adults this month. The craft for the June bag will be a DIY Recycled Craft. Program in a Bag…

  • Life of Riley – Age

    Life of Riley – Age

    Terms like “old” and “senior citizen” equate to experience, and, in some cases, maturity.   As some say, “Youth and vigor are no match for old age and treachery.”  …

  • Eureka Public Library Notes

    Eureka Public Library Notes

    Forest Park Nature Center returns for Summer Reading Program  Forest Park Nature Center is back for this year’s Summer Reading Program to present Conserving Illinois Habitats. Join…

  • Life of Riley: Philosophy

    Life of Riley: Philosophy

    My philosophy may seem a little weird, but many people say I’m a little weird, so everything seems to fit.   This started in grade school and continued for many years. Like most…

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Illinois’ bold promise to end poverty

This story, produced in partnership with Southern Illinois University journalism students, was supported by grant funding from the Pulitzer Center.   Pink and purple toys line the…

Legislators rush to regulate carbon-capturing

SPRINGFIELD — A technology that some say is a key tool to address climate change and others say is a cash grab for heavy industry could face new regulations — if lawmakers can find…

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