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- VA clinic getting more space Plan commission passes new construction Effingham Veterans Affairs Clinic will finally be getting some much-needed space. The building will be located at 1011 Ford Avenue between Buffalo Wild Wings and Hodgson Mills. Effingham City Plan commissioners unanimously approved Tuesday the constr
- King of the world on $14 an hour The minimum wage, federal or state, did not come down from the mountain with Moses. It is not engraved on tablets of stone. It is merely printed on the blue and white paper of depressed little paychecks all over America.It’s the kind of paycheck you
Police search for suspect after armed robbery
City Police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred early Tuesday.
Mattoon Police looking for information in armed robberies
The Mattoon Police Department is looking for information after a pair of armed robberies occurred late Sunday and early Monday.
Crash in Flora sends three to hospital
A driver crossed lanes and crashed into a disabled truck early Saturday in Clay County.
Driver crashes into guardrail near Edgewood
A driver was sent to the hospital after crashing into a guardrail outside Edgewood Friday.
Semi accident sends one to hospital
A semi-truck crash on Interstate 57 sent two people to the hospital Friday.
Historic sites forced to reduce hours
As a young Illinoisan, Abraham Lincoln spent time on his family’s farm in Lerna and cut his teeth in government at the first state capitol in Vandalia.Although those places served as the framework for Lincoln’s adult life, a budget passed by the Gene
- St. Anthony Parish Picnic kicks off A variety of events are slated for St. Anthony Parish Picnic starting today.“This is the biggest fellowship event for the parish, and it has become part of the Effingham community,” said St. Anthony’s Director of Operations Carrie Koenig.Beginning at
Crash sends 14-year-old driver to hospital
A 14-year-old driver went to the hospital with two passengers after an accident in Jasper County.
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