More than 961,000 people passed through the gates this summer.
Police have made a couple arrets in connection with a rash of residential burglaries north of Spaulding.
State Rep. Raymond Poe (R-Springfield) has indicated his interest in the leadership position in the past, and Wednesday renewed that interest in a written statement.
Springfield Public School teachers are now all in compliance with Illinois State Board of Education standards.
It was a small victory but, a victory nonetheless for the City of Springfield.
Gunfire damaged a north end home late Tuesday night and police don’t have anyone in custody.
One member of the pension reform conference committee doesn’t expect a deal to be reached anytime soon.
Regulators have signed off on a new transmission line that’d cut through central Illinois.
In Illinois, all students take the ACT – the American College Test. Even so, the state’s average score is almost as high as the national average – 20.6 for the Class of 2013 in Illinois, compared to 20.9 nationally.
It could be back to the drawing board for the city of Springfield as it found not nearly as much water would be generated from gravel pits as originally thought.