Remember Zipps and Nino's Steak House?
Photos from the Herald & Review archives of Staley dam, pollution control and more.
As the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect in 1920, the banning of alcohol took hold. Prohibition lasted until 1933, when the amendment was appealed. Look at what it was like in Decatur >>>
A look back at history photos of the Charleston area.
Learn more about the history of these companies and Decatur with the 1+ million pages in our digital archives.
Starting Thursday, the recently-restored desk Lincoln used to write the famous speech will be on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum for the next six months.
The desk used by President Abraham Lincoln to write his first inaugural address will be on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum for at least six months after being restored. READ MORE HERE.
Arcola celebrated 50 years of beloved traditions and community support at this year's Broomcorn Festival.
Car cruise takes participants down Memory Lane to remember a Decatur hero.
For one Central Illinois veteran, his experiences serving in Afghanistan taught him how to be a leader. For another, it soured him to the entire war.
It's a place of gatherings and celebrations. We look back at Decatur's iconic Central Park.
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The gas explosion at Norfolk & Western rail yard on July 19, 1974, killed seven railroad workers and injured more than 100 people. It remains one of the most devastating events in Decatur's history.
This collection was inspired by our our project, "100 reasons to love the Decatur area,” which each day looked at a different person, place or thing that's special about the region.
Here's a look at noteworthy people who have lived in the Decatur area.
A steel I-beam recovered from the World Trade Center is incorporated into Decatur's 30-foot stainless steel structure
The Lincoln Heritage Museum will launch a special exhibit on Sept. 11 commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The centerpiece of the displays will be a new artwork created by community members.
With little information, local first responders travel to help after 9/11 attacks
Newsroom leaders look back on their role of recording the events that scarred and changed a nation.
A ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 will be held 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11, in Nelson Park.
From the 1920s to the 1980s, take a look back at these Decatur pageants, in photos.
Learn more about the origins of HSHS St. Mary's Hospital's current location, including its first baby and the celebratory golf cart ride taken by a group of nuns who repeated the journey Thursday.
A crumbling 1911 train car has sat dormant outside a station in Harristown for decades. Now it's in danger of being destroyed.