• Laura Reyman portrays Helen Edwards in the formal parlors of Edwards Place. - PHOTO BY PATRICK YEAGLE

    Lincoln funeral anniversary

    Edwards Place gets ready to welcome visitors
    By Ann Strahle

    As visitors open the front door to Edwards Place in Springfield, they immediately find themselves transported to a mid-19th century home. Erika Holst, the curator of collections, takes visitors on tours […]

  • Photo by Maranda Potterf

    Franchise a dream come true for DreamMakers

    By Mark Thoma

    Taking an already successful business and building on the success of others: that was the reason Curt and Deb Trampe hooked up with DreamMaker Bath and Kitchen about eight years ago. The Waco, Texas-based franchise offered a […]

  • PHOTO BY JOB CONGER

    Airport improvements

    by Job Conger

    Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) reports a calendar year 2014 expenditure of $7 million, mostly from user fees and state and federally underwritten sources, for improvements to airport safety and security. Executive director Mark Hanna recently reviewed […]

 

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