EFFINGHAM — Snow piled high on this deck and porch during the night.
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Illinois authorities investigate killing of ducks near Vandalia
Illinois Conservation Police is investigating the illegal killing last week of more than 30 ducks at the Carlyle Lake State Fish and Wildlife Area near Vandalia.
Firm working on Eagle Creek resort backs out
Plans to reopen a state-owned eastern Illinois resort with a long history of problems are on hold again.
Driver injured in interstate crash
A Texas man was injured and charged with DUI in a two-vehicle accident Thursday on Interstate 57/70.
- Altamont students prep for PARCC ALTAMONT -- With changes to testing coming throughout the state, select Altamont students are preparing to try the PARCC pilot test later this month. Fourth-graders, as well as seventh through ninth grade students, will be taking the test on March 21
Commission approves special use permit for Austin Mansion
Effingham City Plan Commission narrowly approved Tuesday the Austin Mansion be used as an events venue after rejecting the new owner's initial request.
911 board holds off on study payment
While the efficiency study commissioned last year by the Effingham County Emergency Telephone System (911) Board is reportedly well on its way to being completed, board members are withholding their next payment on the study until some additional questions are answered.
Altamont students prepare to pilot new test
With changes to testing coming throughout the state, select Altamont students are preparing to try the PARCC pilot test later this month.
- Doan: Increase to allow proactivity TONY HUFFMAN and JACKSON ADAMS Daily News Timeline If passed, the Dec. 2015 tax levy would be the first time abatement of existing bonds (using schools facility sales tax revenue.) Therefore, taxpayers would see a decrease in tax bills paid in spring
St. Elmo, Brownstown school boards discuss consolidation option
St. Elmo and Brownstown School Boards met to discuss finances and incentives for consolidation at a special board retreat.
Coroner: Natural causes claim local woman's life
Authorities say the death of a 53-year-old Effingham woman resulted from natural causes.
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