monument http://peoriapublicradio.org en Mother Jones Monument to get upgrades http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/mother-jones-monument-get-upgrades <div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A labor group hopes that efforts to upgrade a nearly 80-year old monument in downstate Illinois will also bring a history lesson to new generations. &nbsp;</div><div> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:25:38 +0000 Jeff Bossert 24979 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Mother Jones Monument to get upgrades Springdale Cemetery lifts ban on monument resetting http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/springdale-cemetery-lifts-ban-monument-resetting <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; ">&nbsp;</p><div>The Marine Monument in Springdale Cemetery will be restored after it fell during a Memorial Day ceremony. The Springdale Cemetery management authority unanimously approved repealing the ban on monument resetting in order to repair the structure. The ban on monument resetting was put in place after it came to light cemetery staff may have been using low-quality restoration techniques. But Management Authority Chair Bob Manning says it raises a broader issue:&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 02:19:01 +0000 Tanya Koonce 10702 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Springdale Cemetery lifts ban on monument resetting