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Election canvass Wednesday

By Randy Harrison
| April 16, 2021

The April 6 consolidated election will be finalized Wednesday. Maybe. Two mail-in ballots are still ...

Only one new case Friday

By Randy Harrison
| April 17, 2021

A woman in her 40s was the sole new coronavirus case reported by the Crawford County Health Departme...

USDA food assistance program re-opens

April 16, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency has reopened signup for the Coronavirus Food ...

Election canvass Wednesday

By Randy Harrison
| April 16, 2021

The April 6 consolidated election will be finalized Wednesday. Maybe. Two mail-in ballots are still ...

State won't take county inmates

By Randy Harrison
| April 16, 2021

The Illinois Department of Corrections apparently does not want new inmates from Crawford County. Or...

County sheriff's fees increasing

By Randy Harrison
| April 16, 2021

Crawford County is continuing efforts to raise revenues and cutting costs to avoid another budget cr...

The pool at Pelican Cove in the Robinson City Park as been a summer time refuge for generations of Crawford County kids but problems with the initial construction have started to become an extra expense. Daily News photo

Robinson moving ahead with parks, improvement projects

By Tom Osborne
| April 15, 2021

Work continues to make improvements at Robinson City Park. The Robinson City Council approved a repair project on the pool at Pelican Cove at the city park. Robinson Parks Superintendent Mike Shimer said the floor of the pool has been an ongoing problem.

Hutsonville Mayor, Tina Callaway, presented Monte Newlin a plaque during Tuesday's Village Board meeting. Newlin has been a board member for the past 17 years. Contributed photo

Hutsonville gearing up for spring projects

By Angela Downing
| April 15, 2021

The Hutsonville Village Board is getting ready for a number of improvement projects.

Five more cases here

By Randy Harrison
| April 15, 2021

Five new cases of the coronavirus were reported in Crawford County Wednesday.  According to the Craw...

Despite rain, county drying out

By Randy Harrison
| April 14, 2021

Crawford County is one of the state’s drier areas, but not dry enough to merit listing by the U.S. D...

(FILES) A file photo taken on November 17, 2020 shows vials with Covid-19 Vaccine stickers attached and syringes with the logo of US pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson. - Johnson & Johnson has applied for authorisation for their coronavirus vaccine in the EU with a decision possible by the middle of March, the European Medicines Agency said on February 16, 2021. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP)

State pausing use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine per federal recommendations

April 13, 2021

On advice of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Illinois will pause distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson.

Area Amtrak station part of Justice Department settlement

By Randy Harrison
| April 13, 2021

Area residents who rode the rails from the Effingham Amtrak station may be eligible for compensation under a recent Justice Department settlement.





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