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Lt. Governor candidate visits Effingham
Republican lieutenant governor candidate Evelyn Sanguinetti hopes to use her experience as a Wheaton City Council member to benefit the entire state.
St. Elmo woman sentenced in child's death case
A St. Elmo woman who plead guilty in the death of her 1 year-old child was sentenced in Fayette County Court Thursday.
- Mayor takes Alliance to task TONY HUFFMANDaily NewsThe future of a partnership between The Alliance and the City of Effingham is on shaky ground.The Alliance recently requested a $25,000 contribution from the city that would cover membership for the organization, which offers as
- Funding requests mount TONY HUFFMANDaily NewsThe strength of the City of Effingham’s purse strings was tested by a wealth of requests for funding.Among the requests, only one was up for a vote at Tuesday’s city council meeting. The Effingham County Cultural Center Museum A
Newton City Council approves redistricting
The Newton City Council narrowly approved an ordinance which would reduce the number of alderman in the city by 2015.
A new vision
A visible change is taking place along Keller Drive in Effingham.
Vehicle turnover sends driver to hospital
A single-vehicle accident sent one driver to the hospital Saturday.
Man struck in I-70 rest stop parking lot
A Rockford man was struck by a car at a rest stop on Interstate 70 Friday.
Semi and car collision sends one to hospital
A driver crashed into a semitrailer on Interstate 70, sending a passenger to the hospital.
- Farmers market frenzy underway Partly Cloudy, afternoon showers or thunderstorms83/557A When Clarence Unkraut retired, it was second nature for the lifelong farmer to keep turning up soil. The produce from his garden, from standard potatoes to deep purple cabbage and pearl white p
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