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- Hospital to occupy space in sports complex Plans are in the works to enable the Richard E. Workman Sports and Wellness Complex to live up to its promise of serving the community as both a fitness and wellness center. St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital announced it will be renting a wing of the c
Shoppers get a jump on Black Friday
Kathy Adolph couldn't sleep Thursday morning.
Some people turn on the television, grab something to eat and drift back to sleep.
What's included in Illinois pension proposal
After years of failed attempts and months of negotiations, the leaders of the Illinois General Assembly announced Wednesday they've agreed to a plan to address the state's $100 billion pension crisis
Illinois legislators reach pension deal
After more than five months of work, Illinois' legislative leaders announced Wednesday they've reached a deal to help solve the state's $100 billion pension problem, considered the nation's worst.
Carbon monoxide poisoning to blame for man's death
Preliminary autopsy results of a 22-year-old St. Elmo man found dead in a vehicle indicate he likely died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.
Grant to further aid library fundraising
Helen Matthes Library received a sizable donation that incites board members past and present, as well as employees to contribute to the new building campaign.
New trial date set for uncle accused of killing niece
The trial of murder suspect Justin DeRyke has been pushed into next year.
Election season gears up with candidate filings
All four Republican candidates for Effingham County sheriff were ready to file nominating petitions when the County Clerk's office opened at 8 a.m. Monday, the first day to file for positions on the March 18 primary election ballot.
Community comes to aid of victims
Ina Abendroth was just sitting in her living room when it happened.
Illinois with Obama on insurance cancellation fix
After a week of consideration, Gov. Pat Quinn's administration announced Friday that Illinois will allow the one-year extension of existing health insurance plans proposed by President Barack Obama.
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