Chamber Celebration a lot of fun

By Herb Meeker News Report Staff Ken and Connie Heise traveled from Salem Sunday to join in the fun as Effingham County Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 100th year. Watching the vintage baseball games at the Sacred Heart...

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Young CEOs are in the pink

By Herb Meeker News Report Staff If you’re going to enjoy a fine cup of lemonade, you might as well go to some experts. Auggie, Braxton and Bella Schultz recently offered a tutorial on mixing lemonade that helped them raise $200...

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Dwight Klepzi a true “yes” man

By Herb Meeker News Report Staff Arrive at the door of Dwight Klepzig’s home east of Shumway these days and you are greeted by a patrol of purring cats, mostly clear-eyed tigers or tabbies with their thin tails curling into...

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Norbert Bruce hangs up his leather apron

Norbert Bruce, who is known for his outstanding customer service, has retired from John Boos & Co. Showroom & Outlet in Effingham. By Kim Jansen News Report Staff Chances are if you have been in John Boos & Co....

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22 Club celebrating marriage

By Steve Raymond News Report Staff It all started in 1982 with a simple note in a church bulletin. Two ladies at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church – Cathy Polarek and Kay Adams – noticed they were married on the same day –...

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