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Stories with place: Effingham
  • EXCHANGE: Kids learn archery, turkey calling at center 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 10:40 am

    ALTAMONT, Illinois - Rodney Hirtzel thinks that youngsters don't always gain an appreciation for the outdoors from either school or home. That's why, he said, events such as the one over the weekend at Ballard Nature Center are so important.

  • Officials: Illinois trailer park settles discrimination suit 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 5:56 am

    EFFINGHAM, Illinois - The U.S. Justice Department says it has reached an agreement with owners and operators of an Effingham mobile home park accused of discriminating against families with children and African-Americans.