ELGIN, Ill. (AP) — Funding is about $100,000 short for a replica of Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train to make a trip from Washington to Springfield to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s death.
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QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — The western Illinois city of Quincy is preparing to celebrate its 175th anniversary.
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — It involves painted cellos and world renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma. It’s what one organizer calls “a cello-bration.”
WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Residents of central and southern Illinois and elected officials are marking the one-year anniversary of deadly tornadoes that left more than a half a dozen people dead and destroyed numerous buildings.
For some, it’s probably a distant memory. For others, it’s as fresh as it was 12 years ago when the announcement was first made, then two years after that when reality set in. For others still, they may not know that there was an employer bigger than the railroad in Galesburg ten years ago.