ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP)–A 114-year-old Civil War statue will be returned to downtown Rockford after decades at another location.
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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Comedian and talk-show host George Lopez is slated to help raise money for a statue honoring Peoria native and fellow comic Richard Pryor.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The northern Illinois city of Waukegan is considering a new way to honor famed author Ray Bradbury.
OREGON, Ill. (AP) — Repairs on the historic Black Hawk Statue in northern Illinois are pending approval from two state agencies.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A sculpture of Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert that sits outside a theater where he watched movies as a child will be dedicated.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A sculpture of famed film critic Roger Ebert was set in place back in April outside the Champaign theater that hosted the annual Ebertfest film festival. This week it will become permanent.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A state senator has introduced a proposal to place a statue of president Ronald Reagan on the state Capitol’s grounds in Springfield.
The unveiling of the new Carl Sandburg Statue and its welcome to its temporary home was a time not to celebrate one artist, but two.
That’s according to Sandburg Historic Site Association president Barry Swanson, who told a ceremony at the former Ameren building yesterday he feels the honoring of Galesburg’s native son is something the entire community should embrace.