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St. Elmo Class of 1976

The Stewardson-Strasburg Class of 1971 held their 50th class reunion on Aug. 14 at the Stewardson Community Building. Marvin Warner was the emcee. Everyone introduced themselves and significant others. Some shared family pictures and memorabilia of school days. The class had an enrollment of…

The Effingham Event Center will host a Community Blood Drive from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, at 1501 W. Fayette Ave. inside the Banquet Room.

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:

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Saluki Families of the Year for 2021 are the Taylor Hartke family of Teutopolis and the Terielle Glasper family of O’Fallon.

The 60th Annual Higgs Family Reunion was held Sept. 12 at the Family Gathering Center on the campus of the Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.

Mediacom Communications is a recipient of Content & Creativity Human Resources (C2HR) 2021 Social Impact Award. This year the award focused on how corporations responded to the unique circumstances of the COVID pandemic.

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

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

In-class curriculum materials, teacher aids and specialized training modules developed by Ameren Illinois are helping more than 50,000 elementary and high school students and their families to be safer around electric and natural gas infrastructure.

For the Gold Star Mission, the physical pain of pedaling a bicycle for 500 miles within five days pales in comparison to the emotional pain of those who lost loved ones who were serving overseas for the U.S. military.

University of Illinois Extension is offering free STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) take-home kits. These kits are developed for children and provide teachers, parents, and caregivers an easy way to engage children in meaningful learning experiences about the world aro…

The Bushton Christian Church donated $1,350 to Peace Meal in honor of Larry Irby, who was a long-time Sarah Bush Lincoln employee. Irby worked for the Peace Meal Senior Nutrition Program, delivering meals on wheels and brightening the spirits of many homebound individuals.

The 40th Annual Reunion of the Gottfried & Wilhelmine (Dublin) Bandelow family was held on Sept. 5, 2021 at St. Paul ELCA Lutheran Church social hall on Rt. 40, Altamont.

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:

Roy and Kathy Weber, Philip and Linda Mette of Effingham and John Burford of Teutopolis attended the American Legion’s national convention in Phoenix, Arizona, on Aug. 27 to Sept. 2 at the Phoenix convention center.

Master gardeners, members of conservation agencies and organizations, stormwater professionals, landscape architects and consultants and community members in Effingham County and surrounding areas can learn landscape design and management practices that reduce pollution from runoff at a work…

The Effingham County Chamber Foundation announced the Effingham County Job Opportunities for Business Success (EC-JOBS) web-based platform in August. To launch this new initiative, the Chamber Foundation and EC-JOBS is kicking off a Founding Donor Campaign through Oct. 31.

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

Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library in partnership with Effingham Performance Center will present “This Moment in America – A Conversation with Governor Jim Edgar” at the Effingham Performance Center, 1325 Outer Belt W, Effingham, on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m.

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