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New Lincoln exhibit opens in South Holland

New Lincoln exhibit opens in South Holland

SOUTH HOLLAND | A new exhibit promoting the life of Abraham Lincoln and his Springfield-based museum and library opened Monday at the Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis over Interstate 80/294.

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Two groups meet new state license plate standards

INDIANAPOLIS | Just two out of seven requests for new special group license plates won approval Tuesday by a legislative committee tasked with ensuring groups with plates meet strict quality standards.

July 22, 2014 6:50 pm

Iowa filmmaker to make Lincoln Tomb documentary

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | An Iowa filmmaker plans to make a documentary about Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield, Ill.

July 22, 2014 4:07 pm
OFFBEAT: Sondheim musical about presidential 'Assassins' selling out

OFFBEAT: Sondheim musical about presidential 'Assassins' selling out

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am

Springfield project to overhaul Lincoln law office

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Plans are underway to overhaul the historic Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices site in downtown Springfield, including a working version of an 1840s dry goods store similar to one that was below Abraham Lincoln's law practice.

June 21, 2014 12:00 am
BOB HEISSE: Speak out in our region's town hall

BOB HEISSE: Speak out in our region's town hall

Northwest Indiana needs a town hall, a place for daily idea and viewpoint exchanges and discussion. Our Opinion page can serve that role, and we’re taking steps to do just that.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

“Saving Lincoln” is a well-told story worth venturing out to see

When I was a history teacher, many years ago, I used to ask my students trick questions. Really, they were thought provokers.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am
'Saving Lincoln' weekend showings extended through April

'Saving Lincoln' weekend showings extended through April

HAMMOND | Free weekend showings of an independent film chronicling Lincoln's presidency have been extended through the end of April at the Indiana Welcome Center.

March 28, 2014 7:49 pm Photos

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Re-enactors to provide live demonstrations at Civil War exhibit

HAMMOND | Civil War re-enactors will provide live demonstrations from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at a special exhibit at the Indiana Welcome Center.

March 07, 2014 7:30 pm
Restoration work underway at Lincoln Tomb

Restoration work underway at Lincoln Tomb

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A $700,000 restoration project at the temporarily closed Abraham Lincoln's tomb in Springfield is expected to finish in April.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am
Restoration work underway at Lincoln Tomb

Restoration work underway at Lincoln Tomb

Ed Magee marks off a grid pattern on the ceiling of the entrance foyer of the Abraham Lincoln tomb at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Ill. The grid will guide Magee when he applies paladium leaf to the surface. The tomb is undergoing a $700,000 interior restoration that is expected to…

March 01, 2014 12:00 am
New South Shore Line poster depicts region's Civil War history

New South Shore Line poster depicts region's Civil War history

HAMMOND | The newest South Shore Line poster connects the region's rich Civil War past with present and future generations seeking to learn its lessons, the artist who painted it says.

February 27, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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MARC CHASE: Come meet your history, Regionites

MARC CHASE: Come meet your history, Regionites

Get the chip off your shoulder, Region Rats. Many of you sorely underestimate the meaningful roles your forefathers played in one of our nation's most pivotal eras.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Indiana years shaped Abe Lincoln

ANDREA NEAL: Indiana years shaped Abe Lincoln

Three states claim Abraham Lincoln as a favorite son, but only Indiana can take credit for his formative years. 

February 12, 2014 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, January 30, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, January 30, 2014

Blizzards and storms may have cut into my meeting and party schedule, but the silver lining is long stretches of unanticipated time to read books, like a glutton, including selections from Carl Sandburg, James McBride and Solomon Northrup. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Sh…

January 29, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

This undated photo provided by The Papers of Abraham Lincoln, a project administered by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill., shows a letter fragment that was found in a mouse's nest inside a wall at Abraham Lincoln's Springfield home more than 25 years ag…

January 03, 2014 6:47 pm

'Lincoln' movie exhibit opens in Illinois Jan. 17

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Costumes, furniture and other props used in Steven Spielberg's 2012 film "Lincoln" are set to go on display in Springfield next month.

December 27, 2013 12:00 am
My Own Special Year in Review, Thursday, December 26, 2013

My Own Special Year in Review, Thursday, December 26, 2013

I still have not gotten around to reading the Harry Potter books or even Cuckoo's Calling, but you have to have goals for 2014 besides just going to the health club more often. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am
Indiana marks 197th anniversary of statehood

Indiana marks 197th anniversary of statehood

INDIANAPOLIS | State officials and schoolchildren celebrated Indiana's 197th birthday Wednesday at the Statehouse.

December 11, 2013 7:15 pm Related
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