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Snow, ice forecast for Coles County and Central Illinois

LINCOLN -- The expected weekend winter storm poised to impact Central Illinois tonight and into Sat… Read more

Coles County area sees 'more typical' flu season

CHARLESTON -- Some local health officials say the Coles County area isn't seeing the hard hit it go… Read more

Display shares story of newlywed WWII soldier from Mattoon

MATTOON -- Pvt. Orville Harrison Jr., 19, of Mattoon was killed in action during World War II's Bat… Read more

Weather advisory issued for Coles, other area counties for Thursday

LINCOLN -- The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory for most of Central Illinoi… Read more

New Rural King location open at Cross County Mall in Mattoon

MATTOON -- Bill's Radiator Shop owner Eric Rodewald has made many early morning trips to the Mattoo… Read more

Community dealing with icy weather, preparing for more

MATTOON -- Coles County area residents have been dealing with either snow or freezing rain the past… Read more

Reported Charleston stabbing was domestic battery involving empty box cutter

CHARLESTON -- Initially reported as a stabbing at Smoky's House BBQ, an incident Tuesday actually i… Read more

Central Illinois Republicans wary but hopeful in the era of Pritzker

DECATUR — Local Republican lawmakers and organizers are hoping they can find agreement on some legi… Read more


Security solutions to keep your Mattoon, Charleston & Coles County family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.


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We Want To See Your Best Dressed Pets!

Is there anything cuter than pictures of pets? How about pictures of pets wearing clothes! In honor of National Pet Day on January 14th, we…