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  • Lincoln's hometown gets ready for a most solemn re-enactment

    Lincoln's hometown gets ready for a most solemn re-enactment
    Abraham Lincoln is coming home — again. For the 150th anniversary of his funeral, the solemn event will be re-enacted in Springfield, where he rose to fame and was elected to the presidency. It is expected to attract thousands of Abe's admirers...
  • Events, exhibits mark 150 years since Lincoln assassination

    April 15th marks 150 years since the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Historic sites, museums and communities around the country are hosting exhibits, performances and events to mark the anniversary. Here are details on a few. ___ THE...
  • March moutzas a bipartisan effort

     March moutzas a bipartisan effort
    I keep reading in the liberal print media that Republicans live in a place called "In Denial," but it turns out that Democrats have established their own colony there as well. How else can you explain the 18-month-old racist baby? That's right, a...
  • Locals get onboard decorating Lincoln Funeral Train car

    Locals get onboard decorating Lincoln Funeral Train car
    Across Lake County, history buffs and President Abraham Lincoln fans have chipped in to help decorate the funeral train car that is being built in honor of the 150th anniversary of his assassination and the end of the Civil War. A number of county...
  • After 150 years, Dixie still a place apart

    On the day after the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse, Abraham Lincoln appeared at a second-floor window of the White House. He was acceding to the wishes of citizens who had gathered to serenade their president in this moment of victory. They called...
  • 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War to be celebrated

    150<sup>th</sup> anniversary of the end of the Civil War to be celebrated
    For the past four years, the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area, an organization representing Carroll, Frederick and Washington counties, has commemorated the 150th anniversary of Civil War milestones. With April 9 representing the anniversary of...
  • Roosevelt parking plan divides District 90 candidates

    The north parking lot plan of the Roosevelt Exterior Project became one of the most divisive issues in the village in recent history. We asked the candidates for the River Forest Elementary School District 90 Board, "Should District 90 accept the...
  • Can the GOP become a less-white party?

    Can the GOP become a less-white party?
    Republicans are starting to show some color again. The midterm election that swept Republicans into control of both houses of Congress also brought in the party's largest group of black lawmakers since Reconstruction: Three. Hey, it's a start. They...
  • Allen C. Guelzo: 150th anniversary of 13th Amendment slips past us

    Allen C. Guelzo: 150th anniversary of 13th Amendment slips past us
    As the 150th anniversary of the Civil War winds down toward its conclusion this spring, it's difficult not to look back on the four years of this sesquicentennial and wonder why it all seemed so lackluster. Unlike the centennial in 1961-65, Congress...
  • Where were you 8 years ago today?

    Where were you 8 years ago today?
    Where are we in the presidential election cycle compared to the 2008 election (the last one where there was no incumbent running?) Well, exactly eight years ago today, I was in Springfield without about 15,000 other freezing souls to watch U.S. Sen...
  • Presentation On Gideon Welles Civil War Diary At Statehouse Tuesday

    Presentation On Gideon Welles Civil War Diary At Statehouse Tuesday
    GLASTONBURY — Civil War historians and enthusiasts will explore the diary of Gideon Welles Tuesday at the Old State House. Welles, the Glastonbury native who served as Secretary of the Navy under President Abraham Lincoln, will be showcased with a...