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LLCC announces 2015 graduates

SPRINGFIELD — More than 2,200 certificates and degrees at Lincoln Land Community College’s commencement ceremony at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield. 7,833 more words


Man under the mullet

By Ryan Fleischli, Staff Writer

SPRINGFIELD — Who among us can say they know of John Lee Scogin? 817 more words


Funeral brings history to life

By Tyler Allison, Staff Writer

Springfield – Any person who has lived in the Springfield area knows Abraham Lincoln is the focal point for a number of attractions and celebrations in the community. 663 more words


Abraham Lincoln and Susan's Uncle

History is full of surprising parallels. Take the example of Abraham Lincoln and Susan’s uncle. On May 2 and 3, 2015, the citizens of Springfield and hundreds of visitors remembered the death of Abraham Lincoln, the long train trip that carried his body to Springfield, and his burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery 150 years ago. 395 more words


Another Day in Springfield, Illinois!

I did already make it very clear to my homeschooler that she will be doing a report and presentation on this trip for her Social Studies class. 117 more words


The Lincoln Museum and Library

Another wonderful day in Springfield. Being a research library, there was not much to see :-( The museum, however, was amazing!

I was so emotionally moved by the displays here, it is definitely something everyone should experience once in their lives. 60 more words

Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln's Tomb Site At Risk in State's Budget Play

Tens of thousands of people are gathering in Springfield, Ill., this weekend to watch a recreated hearse commemorate Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession, which took place 150 years ago. 167 more words