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Bridge replacement to close U.S. 45 southwest of Humboldt beginning June 9

May 30, 2023

EFFINGHAM – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that replacement of the bridge over Flat Branch just south of Humboldt begins Friday, June 9. A complete closure of U.S. 45 will be necessary for the replacement of the bridge. Benefits for motorists include a smoother driving surface. A detour route utilizing Interstate 57 will be…

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Seeking donations for fireworks

May 17, 2023

The Arthur Rotary Fireworks has become one of the biggest, and literally brightest, events in the region, and they are looking for sponsors to help pay for the display. There are several different levels of giving from as little as $50 to more than $5,000. The event this year starts off at 4 p.m. Saturday,…

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Warren Zeiders Headlines 92nd Moultrie-Douglas County Fair

April 18, 2023

Silver Lake to kick-off the evening The Moultrie-Douglas County Fair Board is excited to announce the entertainment for the 2023 Moultrie-Douglas County Fair. On July 8, a country music artist who has amassed over 790 million TikTok views globally, in excess of 492 million audio streams and well over 39 million video plays – Warren…

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Area Obituaries

Jeanette “Jan” Warner

June 2, 2023

Jeanette “Jan” Warner, 89, of La Grande, OR., formerly of Bement, IL., passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2023 in La Grande, OR. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 11:00 A.M., at the First Presbyterian Church, 1308 Washington Ave. in La Grande. Jeanette Mae was born on June 20, 1933…

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Mary Frances (Burgener) Best

June 2, 2023

Mary Frances (Burgener) Best, 89, of Spring Hill, Florida passed away on March 17, 2023. Beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great-Great Grandmother. Mary was the fourth of fifteen children born to Phillip Burgener and Lucille (Nalefski) Burgener in Atwood, Illinois on November 10, 1933. She married Max Best on February 19, 1955 in Decatur, IL.…

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Wayne Ronald Jones

May 29, 2023

Wayne Ronald Jones, 90, of Atwood, died at 3:00a.m., Sunday, May 28, 2023, at Tuscola Health Care Center, Tuscola. Visitation will be held at Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 66 East US Highway 36, Atwood on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, from 5:00pm – 6:30p.m. Funeral Services will be Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at…

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