Posts Tagged 'Hy-Vee'

Victory Trade School adds to culinary workforce

Eric Olson, SBJ EditorThere’s more than one way to slice up a career, especially in culinary arts. For some 20 graduates of Victory Trade School, that’s exactly what they’re doing.

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Would you like a side of nostalgia with that?

Emily Letterman, Features Editor

At the corner of Chestnut Expressway and North Glenn Avenue sits a vacant lot. A few elder oaks dot the barren corner and a driveway sits to the north side, a reminder of days gone by.

Easily passed on the day-to-day commute, the story of that driveway is steeped in Springfield history. Once upon a time, that stretch of Chestnut Expressway was commonly referred to as Route 66 and that vacant lot was Red’s Giant Hamburg – which claimed to have the world’s first drive-thru window.  Continue reading ‘Would you like a side of nostalgia with that?’

Waiting on Wal-Mart

Brian Brown, ReporterMark your calendars for Feb. 11. This is the day a public hearing will be held on Bentonville, Ark-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s plans to bring a fifth Neighborhood Market to town. Continue reading ‘Waiting on Wal-Mart’

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