Before an event in Springfield Friday, Gov. JB Pritzker said the state has already been preparing for coronavirus. The news had just broken that a Chicago woman is the second person in the U.S. to be diagnosed.
By Mike Matejka Every community has its home-town pride; Bloomington-Normal is proud to claim Steak n’ Shake and MASH TV star McLean Stevenson. We’ve also had a moment of contention and conflict. Sometimes these are uplifting stories of human progress. At other times, they cause us to shake our heads and wonder why. The McLean…
With winter upon us, consider what it takes to catch a northbound train at Amtrak’s Normal Uptown Station.
Periodically, and always at unexpected times, I get real insights from my son, Kyle, who lives in the Denver area.
In our hardened political atmosphere, rising above a defensive (or offensive) reaction, is going to take great skill.