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Abraham Lincoln exhibit at Lincoln Oasis

Abraham Lincoln exhibit at Lincoln Oasis

Abraham Lincoln presenter Vernon Risty of Arlington Heights looks out on passing traffic during a celebration press conference at the Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis in South Holland on July 28. The Illinois Office of Tourism made a stop at the oasis on its annual state-wide tour to celebrat…

July 28, 2014 2:50 pm
Abraham Lincoln exhibit at Lincoln Oasis

Abraham Lincoln exhibit at Lincoln Oasis

Officials and visitors mingle during a celebration press conference at the Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis in South Holland on July 28, 2014. The Illinois Office of Tourism made a stop at the oasis on its annual state-wide tour to celebrate travel industry numbers. The oasis also officially …

July 28, 2014 2:50 pm
New Lincoln exhibit opens in South Holland

New Lincoln exhibit opens in South Holland

South Holland Village President Don De Graff speaks during a celebration news conference Monday at the Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis in South Holland. The Illinois Office of Tourism made a stop at the oasis on its annual statewide tour to celebrate travel industry numbers. The oasis also o…

July 28, 2014 2:44 pm
New Lincoln exhibit opens in South Holland

New Lincoln exhibit opens in South Holland

Abraham Lincoln presenter Vernon Risty holds scissors just after the ribbon-cutting with, from left, South Holland Village President Don De Graff, Kristi Lafleur, executive director of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, Amy Martin, director of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agenc…

July 28, 2014 2:44 pm
Abraham Lincoln exhibit at Lincoln Oasis

Abraham Lincoln exhibit at Lincoln Oasis

Jen Hoelzle, director of the Illinois Office of Tourism, speaks during a celebration press conference at the Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis in South Holland on July 28. The Illinois Office of Tourism made a stop at the oasis on its annual statewide tour to celebrate travel industry numbers.…

July 28, 2014 2:44 pm
Abraham Lincoln exhibit at Lincoln Oasis

Abraham Lincoln exhibit at Lincoln Oasis

Officials mingle during a celebration press conference at the Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis in South Holland on July 28. The Illinois Office of Tourism made a stop at the oasis on its annual statewide tour to celebrate travel industry numbers. The oasis also officially opened the "Abraham …

July 28, 2014 2:44 pm
New Lincoln exhibit opens in South Holland

New Lincoln exhibit opens in South Holland

Abraham Lincoln presenter Vernon Risty, of Arlington Heights, talks with Cathy Kloss, director of development and special projects for Prairie State College, during a celebration news conference on Monday at the Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis in South Holland. The Illinois Office of Tourism…

July 28, 2014 2:46 pm
PHIL WIELAND: Government can never please all the citizens

PHIL WIELAND: Government can never please all the citizens

Abe Lincoln, the inventor of the penny, allegedly said, "You can please some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time." What he forgot to mention was the government probably can't please anyone at any time.

August 23, 2013 12:00 am
Kid Picks with Philip Potempa

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa

Our weekly round-up of new children's media.

July 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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PHIL WIELAND: Billiards a bigger concern than war in Valpo

Seven score and 10 years ago, states were seceding and the nation was about to embark on the Civil War because a Republican was elected president.

February 12, 2011 12:00 am
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