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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.
Conditions look good for opening day
Hunters hitting the woods and fields Friday for the first day of firearm deer season are urged by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to take simple steps toward ensuring their safety and the safety of those around them. Hunters should wear
House fire strikes as family moves
A fire in Shumway Wednesday night hindered one family's moving plans.
Newton pursuing Safe Routes to School grant
Newton City Council discussed Tuesday a grant intended to improve city sidewalks and streets.
Fatheree takes on new role in children's entertainment
Effingham teacher Joe Fatheree is at it again.
The teacher and documentarian is assuming another role as president of Mutasia Entertainment LLC.
UPDATE: National Weather Service confirms tornado
One day after a storm knocked out power and wreaked havoc throughout Fayette County and the Midwest, the National Weather Service has confirmed the damage near St. Elmo is the result of a tornado.
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