Lincoln http://northernpublicradio.org en Composer Premieres Lincoln Highway Suite http://northernpublicradio.org/post/composer-premieres-lincoln-highway-suite <p>This summer, some people will celebrate the centenary of Lincoln Highway with a road trip. <a href="http://nolanstolz.com/" target="_blank">Nolan Stolz </a>will also travel the highway, trying to get orchestras to perform his Lincoln Highway Suite.</p><p>Stolz wrote the five-movement symphonic suite inspired by America's first transnational highway. One orchestra, the <a href="http://www.dubuquesymphony.org/ds/default.asp" target="_blank">Dubuque Symphony</a>, will give the world premiere of the Suite's middle movement -- "Prairie View" -- this Sunday.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:54:14 +0000 Dan Klefstad 32001 at http://northernpublicradio.org Composer Premieres Lincoln Highway Suite Freeport layoffs inspire outsourcing debate http://northernpublicradio.org/post/freeport-layoffs-inspire-outsourcing-debate <p></p><p>Workers at a Freeport company that&rsquo;s slated to move jobs overseas got support from Governor Pat Quinn Thursday. Their also inspiring talk of a hosting a debate on outsourcing.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 01:02:45 +0000 Susan Stephens 15627 at http://northernpublicradio.org Freeport layoffs inspire outsourcing debate