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2018 Run for the Fallen is first year for event without new casualty

CHARLESTON -- This year will mark a first for the annual Illinois Run for the Fallen set to take pl… Read more

Mattoon man arrested after 2-hour standoff Monday night

MATTOON -- A man was arrested after a two-hour standoff at a Mattoon residence Monday night that ne… Read more

Coles board to vote on advisory referendum on 2nd Amendment support

CHARLESTON -- An advisory referendum on whether Illinois should adopt legislation in support of the… Read more

Bat researchers have 'unique opportunity' at Coles County nature preserve

CHARLESTON -- A finely meshed net was up, strung across a path that broke through the trees. Read more

Contest highlights tomato-themed event at Charleston farmers market

CHARLESTON -- Seventeen seconds per tomato. Read more

ILLINOIS BICENTENNIAL: 1908 Springfield race riot led to creation of the NAACP

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is a compilation of multiple stories written by former (Springfield) St… Read more

Find your new best friend: Coles County pets of the week

This cat and dog are available for adoption at the County Animal Rescue and Education Center. The c… Read more

Relay for Life of Coles County is Aug. 25 this year

MATTOON -- Community members are invited to help raise money for the battle against cancer during t… 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.


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Mattoon, Charleston & Coles County need to know before they decide.


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