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Effingham native takes legal career to state level
Barry Schaefer was a business major at Eastern Illinois University when he took a course that would change the course of his life.
GOP candidates seek ultimate unity
Two of the four Republican candidates for governor called for party unity, beginning March 19.
Senate candidate visits Effingham
U.S. Senate candidate Doug Truax said there were a couple of events that led him to seek the Republican nomination for the Senate seat currently held by Democrat Dick Durbin.
Opinion: America at the crossroads?
Americans better be waking up! You are losing your freedoms and liberty at an alarming rate, especially since the second coronation of King Obama, and too many, either, do not realize it or much care.
Retailers ready for another winter storm
Wal-Mart Store Manager Bob Lakin has a case of deja vu.
Effingham city officials considering raising water rates
Effingham area water districts will likely see a hike in their wholesale water rates — a hike that will possibly have a ripple effect for Effingham City residents as well.
New restaurant offers dinner and a show
Effingham residents who count food and fun as a quality pastime are in for a treat.
Altamont school board setting sights on future
Altamont Superintendent Jeff Fritchtnitch calls the school board’s annual work weekend one of those “long discussions that we have with regards to where we’re going as a district.”
- Effingham weathers another winter storm Sleet, ice and snow led area travelers to slip and slide off roadways over the weekend. During the overnight hours Saturday and into Sunday morning, Effingham Fire Department was called out to local interstates approximately five times, said Effingha
- Central Ill. in crosshairs of another winter blitz ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Portions of winter-weary Illinois braced Friday for another potent storm that forecasters warn could dump as much as 10 inches of snow on the state's midsection, adding to what in some areas have been record accumulations. The storm
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