Springfield (Illinois)

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Washburn High students hung black doll from neck in school stairwell [IMAGE]

    A handful of Washburn High School students were disciplined after a black doll was found hanging from a noose in a school stairwell on January 11.SEE ALSO: Obama effigy hangs from Duluth billboard [PHOTO] The Independent Business News Network's Don Allen reports that three students were suspend ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    We Are the Willows tour diary, Vol. 10

    ‚ÄčThe Blacksheep Cafe in Springfield, Illinois is one of the shpookiest places I've played.  It's all boarded up on the outside and is all graffitti'ed up on the inside.  It's like shredder's lair  If it weren't for Kirk and Dustin's tunes being so nice I would have been shakin' in m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    We Are the Willows kick off tour at the Varsity tomorrow night

    ‚ÄčIt's only been two months since Peter Michael Miller of We Are the Willows wrapped up his solo tour across the East Coast, and he's already itching to get back in the van for another stint on the road. We Are the Willows will play a tour kick-off show tomorrow night (Thursday, January 6) at the V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2006

    The big test

    A footnote to last week's CP story on whether the Minneapolis Police Department's recruiting methods lead to bias against certain candidates.

  • News

    August 13, 2003

    Life on the Mississippi

    Portraits of the urban river in words and pictures

  • Music

    March 19, 2003

    Daddy Rocks

    Sicbay's Nick Sakes Isn't Just a Punk Rock Poppa--He's a Father Figure for the Local Music Scene