Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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  • 8-5 Teutopolis Celebration Teutopolis celebration has successful turnout For two years, Teutopolis residents have planned, booked and budgeted for what they hoped would be the town’s greatest event in 175 years.The smiling faces of mud-splattered volleyball players and the relief of parents who tuckered their children out

    August 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • 8-5 Pageant Rhinestone Jeans and Diamond Dreams Effingham pageant directors anticipate a full audience to fill the grand stands Tuesday as 16 young women compete for the title of 2014 Miss Effingham County.The pageant, titled Rhinestone Jeans and Diamond Dreams, will begin at 7 p.m. at the Efifngh

    August 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • ATV crash injures two

    Two men were injured when an ATV rolled over.

    August 4, 2014

  • Local physician's license suspended

    The license of an Effingham physician facing federal health care fraud and drug distribution charges has been suspended, according to a report released Friday by a state regulatory agency.

    August 3, 2014

  • Ron W.jpg Opinion: Straying from the beaten path

    If you are a regular reader of this column then you know that I once lived and worked in Chicago.

    August 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • tony- bed race.jpg Race day

    Growing up in the country east of Teutopolis, if it had wheels, the Miller kids tried to race it. That upbringing may work in their favor as they compete in bed races in Teutopolis at 6 p.m. today as part of a weekend full of events celebrating the town’s 175th year.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • tony- app maker 1.jpg Dieterich grad markets word game application

    Dalton Hinterscher is something of a Renaissance man in the making.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • MIller, Jay C 021314.jpg Miller sentenced to 17 years in heroin death

     An Altamont man was sentenced Thursday to 17 years in prison in connection with the fatal heroin overdose of an Effingham woman earlier this year.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • tony- dieterich app maker pic Dieterich grad markets word game application TONY HUFFMANDaily NewsDalton Hinterscher is something of a Renaissance man in the making.A former standout basketball player at Dieterich High School, Hinterscher followed his intellectual pursuits into college. Entering his second year as a Software

    July 31, 2014 2 Photos

  • Complex support divides council All indications at Tuesday’s special meeting of the Effingham City Council indicates Effingham Park District will not get the $1 million it is asking for to help build the Richard E. Workman Sports and Wellness Center.In fact, Mayor Merv Gillenwater

    July 30, 2014

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