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

Recently various local nonprofit organizations with a 501(c)3 certificate made presentations to United Way of Effingham County requesting funding from the 2020-21 Campaign.

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

With colder temperatures and winter approaching, Sarah Bush Lincoln is making changes to its COVID-19 testing sites and procedures. The Drive-Thru COVID-19 garage will close at noon on Saturday, Oct. 31.

In early 2020, Bayer Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education partnered with local farmers to nominate rural public school districts and award grants to enhance their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum. Because area farmers answered the call, through Grow Rural …

The American Red Cross has scheduled the following blood donation opportunities.

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Johnna Schultz, assistant director at Effingham Public Library, received the 2020 Illinois Library Association (ILA) Reference Services Award. This award is given annually for excellence in providing assistance to library users as they seek and use information. The award is sponsored by Ance…

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that construction along Van Buren Street (Illinois 130) adjacent to Decatur Street in Newton is underway.

Make A Difference Day 2020 was observed on Oct. 24 and the GFWC Illinois Effingham Women of Today recently completed its club project in observance.

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

The Effingham County Case Manager has seen an uptick in identity theft as it relates to fraudulent unemployment claims and would like to alert the public as to what to do if you receive a UI Finding letter, debit card or payment for an unemployment claim that you did not make.

ATLANTA – Takeuchi-US, an innovative global leader in compact equipment, has introduced Dittamore Implement as a new dealer in Teutopolis. The dealer specializes in machinery sales, product support and serivce. Dittamore Implement is a family owned business that was founded in 1975, and has …

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:

Robert and Julie Began, along with their daughter, Hannah, have established the Heather Began Memorial Education Fund in memory of their daughter, Heather. The fund will award grants to K-4 educators in Altamont, Illinois, and her former school in Avondale, Arizona.

On Sept. 26, three South Central FFA students participated in the State Forestry career development event. The competition was held in a virtual format and covered chainsaw parts, mapping, equipment identification, tree identification and forest disorders. The students who competed were, fro…

South Central FFA members partnered with Cusumano and Sons Inc. to provide their community with affordable fresh fruit and vegetable boxes and help families gain access to healthy food. The South Central FFA members sold fresh fruit and vegetable boxes to friends and family in the area. On S…

On Sept. 21, some South Central FFA members attended a virtual workshop hosted by Illinois’ National Officer candidate and former Illinois FFA state officer, Miriam Hoffman.

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