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Board approves Fairgrange speed limit change
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:54:35 -0700

CHARLESTON -- The speed limit for the road through the town of Fairgrange is now 45 mph following a Coles County Board vote to reduce the limit.

Updated: multiple weather advisories issued for East Central Illinois
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:15:35 -0700

NEW 6:03 Monday: A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for northeastern Coles County and eastern Douglas County until 6:30 p.m. Monday.  A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Ford and southeastern Iroquois counties until 6:15 p.m. Monday. read more

Updated: tornado watch, warning issued for East Central Illinois
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:06:56 -0700

NEW 5:43 Monday: From the National Weather Service:     371     WUUS53 KLOT 132239     SVRLOT     ILC053-075-105-132315-     /O.NEW.KLOT.SV.W.0128.141013T2239Z-141013T2315Z/          BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED read more

Tornado watch issued for East Central Illinois
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:45:56 -0700

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for East Central Illinois until 10 p.m. Monday. You should monitor the weather conditions and be prepared to take shelter if necessary. Here's a look at the forecast from WDWS meteorologist Greg Soulje:   read more

Board to vote on speed limit change for Fairgrange
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:23:54 -0700

CHARLESTON -- The speed limit for the road through the town of Fairgrange would decrease by 10 mph with Coles County Board approval.

Community Blood Services of Illinois holding multiple blood drives
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:24:41 -0700

ILLINOIS - Community Blood Services of Illinois is encouraging the public to donate at one of several blood drives being held from October 19 through November 1.

Entertainment lists, Oct. 2-9, 2014
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 08:23:35 -0700

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are  read more

Entertainment listings, Oct. 2-9, 2014
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 08:53:33 -0700

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are  read more

Man injured after jumping from second floor of eastern Illinois courthouse
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:54:41 -0700

CHARLESTON - According to Coles County authorities, a man jailed on a drug charge injured himself when he jumped from the second floor of an eastern Illinois courthouse Thursday morning.

Round 3 still brings excitment for Trojans, Wave
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:37:36 -0700

CHARLESTON – This is not exactly new anymore and neither team has a winning record, but WCIA Channel 3 and probably plenty of others are still heading to Coles County Clash III.