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Newton paves way for 'affordable' housing
Newton City Council unanimously approved rezoning 11 acres of land for affordable housing.
Technicality abruptly ends health board meeting
The Effingham County Board of Health was expecting to hire a new Health Department administrator Monday.
Event boosts small business kick-off to holiday season
In spite of a shorter shopping season and challenging economic environment, Small Business Saturday helped jump start the holiday shopping season for small businesses across the country.
City council to hear sales tax proposal
Unit 40 Superintendent Mark Doan will present to Effingham City Council members Tuesday an update on the countywide sales tax proposal to benefit the district.
Hunters take fewer deer during opening weekend
According to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, hunting numbers were down considerably across the state during opening weekend.
- 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.
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