Illinois Reporter

Stories from intrepid reporters attending the Illinois Press Foundation Journalism Workshop at Eastern Illinois University

Local families host soccer coaches at Chicago Fire camp

  By Andrea Davenport, Josh Perry, Alizah Qadri Most families are familiar with the process of foreign exchange: A student from another country arrives at one’s house to learn the … Continue reading

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Families have fun at ‘Outdoor Play Day’: Library offers outside activities as a part of its summer reading program

By Andrea Davenport, Josh Perry, Alizah Qadri Vicki Funneman watched over a free event by capturing the liveliness of the library’s Outdoor Play Day through her camera. The youth services … Continue reading

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#IPFcamp told through Tweets

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Andrew Maloney

By Ryan Allibone, Corryn Brock, Elise Guillen, Eric Vaughn Springfield court reporter Andrew Maloney has covered a multitude of stories at the capitol for the past five years. Maloney utilizes … Continue reading

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Kids can build friendships and models by joining LEGO camp

by Elise Guillen  photo by xxx/ cutline foes right here     LEGO Camp, a programme for kids interested in legos, teaches kids new techniques to build LEGOs to help … Continue reading

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Heath museum stands as a historical monument for the people of Robinson

Being such a small town, you wouldn’t expect Robinson Illinois to have much to offer, but a small store by the courthouse will prove otherwise. In 1914 L.S. Heath, founder … Continue reading

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Camp Sokkia influences kids for the better through community service

Camp Sokkia is a day camp that does service projects weekly, influencing the kids and the community around them. The camp is through the Decatur Family YMCA for ages 5-12. … Continue reading

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