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Grain prices as reported by Effingham Equity and the Chicago Board of Trade last night:

In accordance with Phase 4 Restore Illinois guidelines, the Effingham County Museum will officially reopen on Tuesday, July 14, at 10 a.m. and will close at 2 p.m.

The annual Waldhoff Reunion at Dieterich Park at the July has been canceled because of the coronavirus. It has been rescheduled for next year on July 25, 2021, at Dieterich Park. For questions call Mary Jo at 217-342-6990.

Grain prices as reported by Effingham Equity and the Chicago Board of Trade last night:

HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital’s Wound Healing Center team was recently given the Center of Distinction award by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.

First Mid Bank & Trust was recently awarded $20,000 in grant funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago COVID-19 Relief Grant Program to assist small businesses and nonprofits affected by the pandemic.

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Grain prices as reported by Effingham Equity and the Chicago Board of Trade last night:

The Illinois Chamber of Commerce has announced that they will be hosting a three-hour seminar at the state Chamber offices in Springfield (215 E. Adams Street). Michael Bantz of Inman & Fitzgibbons Ltd. will present the seminar on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by Bayer Fund, partners with farmers to provide grants to local nonprofits to help their communities. Through the program, farmers enroll for the chance to direct a $2,500 donation to a local eligible nonprofit organization of their c…

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Meridian Senior Living’s Illinois communities: The Villas at St. James, Villas of Holly Brook Chatham, Villas of Holly Brook Newton, Villas of Holly Brook Marshall, Villas of Holly Brook Effingham and Villas of Holly Brook Shelbyville are proud to announce that they are 100% COVID-Free. From…

Altamont Community School District Unit 10 will hold school registration on Wednesday, July 15 and Thursday, July 16 at the Altamont Grade School cafeteria from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Altamont Lutheran Interparish School registration will be held on Wednesday, July 15 from 3-6:15 pm and Thursday, July 16 from 3-6:15pm.

Farm Credit Illinois recently hired Kyle Kuhns of Altamont as an assistant vice president of crop insurance the Effingham regional office. The Effingham office serves farm families and rural landowners in Clay, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Marion, and Shelby Counties.

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Lake Land College published its Return to Campus Plan on July 1 that outlines the college’s plans for offering courses and services for the Fall 2020 semester during the pandemic. The plan aligns with the phases of the state’s Restore Illinois Plan and implements safety protocols to protect …

The 2020 Steam Threshing Days at the Illinois Amish Heritage Center located nine miles west of Arcola and three miles east of Arthur have been canceled. The event was set for July 31 and Aug. 1 and was canceled by the Board of Directors of the Illinois Amish Heritage Center.

Grain prices as reported by Effingham Equity and the Chicago Board of Trade last night:

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Secretary of State Jesse White and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced two new laws that took effect July 1, which establish tougher penalties for drivers who seriously injure others while texting and driving and for those who cause severe injury to pedestrians.

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