Louis Reinhart and family at Wrigley Field
(Joe Reinhart)
June 30, 2014

Remembering Cub Fan Louis Reinhart

Back at the start of the baseball season, Illinois Public Media reported on a longtime farmer and carpenter from East Central Illinois who always found time to root for the Chicago Cubs.  Louis Reinhart passed away Friday –  at the age of 100 - the same age as the Cubs’ ballpark, Wrigley Field. 


The LST 325, a World War II-era ship that ferried troops to the beaches of Normandy during D-Day, moves up the Allegheny River, preparing to dock in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010. The craft is crewed by volunteers and veterans who want to te
(Keith Srakocic/AP)
June 19, 2014

Peoria Looks At Acquiring WWII Vessel

The City of Peoria is gauging support for the idea of acquiring a decommissioned World War II tank landing ship known as the LST 325.


James Burgess
(Champaign County Historical Archives,The Urbana Free Library)
June 17, 2014

Burgess Designation For Champaign Post Office Clears US House

A postal facility in the University of Illinois’ Campustown neighborhood is one stroke of the pen away from becoming “The James R. Burgess Post Office Building.”


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