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posted on 2014-08-20 @ 03:33 PM
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner (left) makes a point during his visit to Effingham Tuesday night.

Rauner tour stops in Effingham

By Steve RaymondNews Report Staff The Bruce Rauner “Shake-Up Express&r...read more

posted on 2014-08-20 @ 03:31 PM

Council approves financing of library, sports complex

By Herb MeekerNews Report Staff Despite some split votes, Effingham City Council on Tuesday approved financing major capital projects for Helen Matthes Library and Effi...read more

posted on 2014-08-20 @ 03:30 PM

Huddle on ambulance plan could avoid future litigation

By Herb MeekerNews Report Staff A huddle between attorneys and elected officials before Monday’s Effingham County Board meeting might prevent the filing of a law...read more

posted on 2014-08-20 @ 03:29 PM

Shumway Firefighters Bash set for Saturday

The 3rd annual Shumway Firefighters Bash is scheduled for Saturday. This year’s event will be at the Lake Sara Pearson Building, which is located next to the beach. Food will be provided at...read more

posted on 2014-08-19 @ 07:06 AM
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The Mette family is pictured above. From left to right are Bob, Martha, Dick, Maria, George, Bill and John. George's wife, Bertha, passed away in September 2009, and a son, Jim, died in August 1977.

George Mette would do it all over again

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posted on 2014-08-19 @ 07:05 AM

School, city urge safety in school crossing zones

Effingham Community Unit #40, St. Anthony Grade School and the City of Effingham are asking for everyone’s assistance in promoting school crossing safety. Unit #40, in partnership wit...read more

posted on 2014-08-19 @ 07:03 AM
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Cheerleading runs in the blood in the Wortman home. Mom Julie (center) is the coach at St. Anthony High School. Liz (left) is on the squad at the University of Illinois and Sarah is a member of the Illinois State University cheerleading team.

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