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Downtown Mattoon to host Trunk or Treat Festival Friday

MATTOON -- Costume contests, carnival games, live music, food vendors and lots of candy will be off… Read more

Eastern's history of activism runs deep beyond latest campaign

CHARLESTON -- Campaigns for change in whatever form they might take have always been a piece of Eas… Read more

ILLINOIS BICENTENNIAL: Saukenuk once home to Black Hawk and 6,000 Sauk

EDITOR'S NOTE: The weekly Illinois Bicentennial series is sponsored by the Illinois Associated Pres… Read more

Students: Black Lives Matter flag at Eastern Illinois University would tout diversity

CHARLESTON -- Morgan Colvin couldn’t shake the feeling she had when she heard that the University o… Read more

Mattoon couple to seek world's loudest bark status for dog

MATTOON -- Golden retriever Lilly was in a "puppy kindergarten" training class when she let loose a… Read more

Bat research and habitat work part of ongoing effort at Coles nature preserve

CHARLESTON -- Names in the mix included the Northern Long Eared, the Indiana and the Little Brown. Read more

Mattoon council eliminates assistant fire chief post

MATTOON -- The City Council voted Tuesday night to eliminate the city's assistant fire chief positi… Read more

Pelicans have become regular sight at Mattoon, Shelbyville lakes

MATTOON -- Migrating American white pelicans have become regular visitors to Mattoon and Shelbyvill… Read more


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Mattoon, Charleston & Coles County people no longer have to clean their gutters

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