A brown and white bird dog was found near Maxedon Landscaping in Effingham. It likely crossed Highway 32 and 33. The dog has a collar but no tags. Questions can be directed to (217) 235-5625.
5 hours ago
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Effingham County until 6:00pm. Hazardous conditions include wind gusts as high as 60 mph and quarter size hail.
5 hours ago
A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Coles County until 3pm, including possible hail.
7 hours ago
(Biddeford, ME) -- Former President George H.W. Bush is in a Maine hospital. Bush spokesman Jim McGrath says Bush was taken to Southern Maine Health Care today, which is south of Portland, after experiencing fatigue and low blood pressure. The former President is awake and alert and not in any d...
8 hours ago
A video game developer is experiencing a backlash for a game where players can take on the role of a school shooter. "Active Shooter" is created by Revived Games and lets users play as either a school shooter or a SWAT team member. The game is scheduled to be released next month on the game distri...
12 hours ago
Hormel Foods is recalling nearly 230-thousand pounds of its canned pork and chicken products, including SPAM. The company says the products could contain pieces of metal and other foreign matter. The USDA announced the recall yesterday. The products were produced between February 8th and 10th. T...
12 hours ago
The Strasburg Lions Club invites you to their chicken fry, June 3rd from 4:30-7:00pm at Strasburg Park. Your meal also includes potato salad, coleslaw, apple sauce, bread and drink. Meals are eight-dollars for adults and four-dollars for kids 10 and under.
16 hours ago
The annual canoe and kayak race to benefit the Life Center of Cumberland County will be held June 9th. Canoes will take off at 8:00 a.m. and kayaks at 9:00 a.m. at Ryan Bridge, north of Greenup. The route is 10-miles. Each two-person canoe team is asked to raise at least $75 in pledges, and kayakers are asked to raise ...
17 hours ago
(Washington, DC) -- An American missionary has arrived in the U.S. after spending two years in prison in Venezuela. Joshua Holt of Utah boarded a plane in Caracas today for the flight to Washington, DC. President Trump is set to welcome Holt and his wife to the White House. The Mormon miss...
May 27, 2018
(Chicago, IL) -- Mayor Emanuel is looking to Springfield for help with paying for the infrastructure changes needed to accommodate the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park. Emanuel hailed the City Council's 47-to-one vote today to approve the Obama center, calling the Obama Foundation investment ...
May 26, 2018