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The Enduring Freedom Ministries Food Pantry in Shumway is partnering with Reaching Rural Veterans (RRV), a Purdue University-based effort that connects low-income, homeless and low-resource rural veterans in Effingham County with affordable housing, health care and other resources.

Members of the Teutopolis FFA chapter were recognized during the 93rd annual Illinois FFA State Convention, hosted in-person and virtually throughout the state over two weeks this summer.

Members of the Stewardson-Strasburg FFA chapter were recognized during the 93rd annual Illinois FFA State Convention, hosted in-person and virtually throughout the state over two weeks this summer.

Members of the Brownstown FFA chapter were recognized during the 93rd annual Illinois FFA State Convention, hosted in-person and virtually throughout the state over two weeks this summer.

Members of the South Central FFA chapter were recognized during the 93rd annual Illinois FFA State Convention, hosted in-person and virtually throughout the state over two weeks this summer.

Members of the Altamont FFA chapter were recognized during the 93rd annual Illinois FFA State Convention, hosted in-person and virtually throughout the state over two weeks this summer.

St. Elmo High School and Junior High announced its second semester honor roll.

The Chamber Foundation of Effingham County celebrated the recipients of the 2021 Chamber Foundation Community Scholarships at the Annual Scholarship Sponsor and Recipient Luncheon on June 4 at the Keller Convention Center.

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

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

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Illinois State Police (ISP) District 12 Commander Captain Cory Ristvedt announced ISP will conduct Roadside Safety Checks (RSCs) in Effingham County during June. The use of RSCs combine a strong sense of public awareness and enforcement in order to save lives of the motoring public.

American Legion Auxiliary Liberty Unit 289 President Sarah Wyckoff called to order the June 8 meeting. Those present sang “Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me.” Roll call was taken with six officers present.

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the closure of U.S. 40 at the bridges over Mill Road and Lincoln Drive, about 1 mile west of the U.S. 40 and Illinois 130 intersection in Greenup, begins June 14.

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

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce, a Grow with Google Partner, and its Annual HYPE Webinar Sponsor, invite you to a Reach Customers Online with Google virtual workshop on Thursday, June 17, at 9 a.m.

Several staff members of the Navigator News, the student-led Lake Land College newspaper, earned awards from the Illinois Community College Journalism Association (ICCJA) in a contest judged by professional journalists across Illinois.

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

Illinois Farm Bureau and the Illinois Press Foundation awarded grants to 18 high school journalism efforts throughout the state. The awards are part of the Illinois High School Media Mini-Grants Program offered by the Illinois Press Foundation and financially sponsored this year by Illinois …

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

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