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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.
State board of education consolidates regional offices
The Illinois State Board of Education redrew a map Friday consolidating the state's regional education offices ahead of a Saturday deadline, and the move has area superintendents upset.
Dynegy gets pollution waiver for Newton, other coal plants
The Illinois Pollution Control Board agreed Thursday to give a Texas company extra time to install pollution controls at five Illinois coal-fired power plants, saying that requiring the upgrades sooner would pose an economic hardship.
Stew-Stras revives boosters club
Stewardson-Strasburg School Board approved creating an Athletic Boosters Club at its meeting Thursday.
Effingham DHS office closes
Area residents who rely on public aid will now have to travel further for in-person assistance.
EDN accepting letters to Santa
Kids, it’s time to write that Santa letter that you’ve been thinking about all year. Effingham Daily News will publish the letters in a special edition.
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