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  1. Helen M. VojakRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Messenger

    ... "Red" and Ruth M (Smith) Johnson and her husband Cyril "Cy" Vojak. Helen Johnson was born on August 20, 1927 in Altamont, IL. She graduated from Fort Dodge Senior High 1945 and lived in New Mexico until she came back and established her home in Fort ...

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  2. Altamont businessman leaves $1M to communityRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A central Illinois man has left at least $1 million to local schools and churches in the community where he built a small business empire. The Effingham Daily News reports the gift David Coslet left to his adopted community in Altamont is starting to register with residents.

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  3. Central Illinois businessman leaves $1 million to AltamontRead the original story

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A central Illinois man who built a small business empire in Altamont has left $1 million to benefit churches and schools in throughout the community. David Coslet, and his wife, Dorothy Coslet ran several Altamont businesses, such as Stuckey's Pecan Shoppe, the Carriage Inn and Motel, and Coslet Ford Motor Company.

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  4. Man accused of online extortion of womenRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | WTOV9

    ... Stephen Mislich of Bowling Green, Ohio on two counts each of computer-related harassment and extortion. The former Altamont, Illinois, man is accused of engaging in what investigators called a pattern of terrorizing women via hacked online accounts. ...

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  5. Zumwalt Named IAITC Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Illinois Farm Bureau

    Mary Zumwalt's fourth grade students may not live on farms in the Altamont area, but that doesn't mean they're not familiar with agriculture knowledge, sights -- and sounds. In fact, Zumwalt and her students once zoned out chirping from the chicks the class had incubated until the fifth grade teacher next door shared her class had Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom recently honored Zumwalt by naming the fourth grade teacher at Altamont Lutheran School its Teacher of the Year.

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  6. Moore, Stanley LionelRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... to the late Cecil and Garnett Rand Moore. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII in Europe. He was a member of the Altamont, Illinois, Volunteer Fire Dept. where he held the position of Fire Chief for several years. Mr. Moore retired from sales and ...

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  7. Missing 3-year-old found safe in Illinois cornRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... safe in a cornfield after a nearly three-hour search. The Effingham Daily News reports ( http://bit.ly/1srmUNp ) Altamont firefighters responded to a report Thursday that Alexie Followell was missing from her home. Her mother and grandmother had ...

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  8. Missing 3-year-old found safe in Illinois cornfieldRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    ALTAMONT – A south-central Illinois 3-year-old has been found safe in a cornfield after a nearly three-hour search.

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  9. Missing 3-year-old located in cornfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... a 3-year-old girl who was reported missing was found safe in a south-central Illinois cornfield. On Thursday, Altamont firefighters responded to a report that the girl was missing from her home. The girl's mother and grandmother told authorities ...

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  10. Berna WinshipRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Bureau County Republican

    ... B. Clarkson of Carmel, Calif., and Ralph E. Winship of Morton. Also surviving are her children, David W. Winship of Altamont, Sarah B. Laur of Peoria Heights, Harold L. (Judy) Winship of Galesburg and Rebecca L. Sheppard of East Peoria; a ...

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  11. Altamont man sentenced in woman's heroin overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    An Altamont man sentenced Thursday morning for drug-induced homicide, for his role in a woman's heroin overdose.

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  12. In Search Of The Great American CheeseburgerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | OC Weekly

    ... Onion. Pickle. Original? Maybe not. Delicious and comforting? Hell yes! Hit the Dairy Bar in the tiny hamlet of Altamont IL for a perfect example. I had heard of this place called Moonshine before the media found out about it but never made the ...

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  13. Effingham man guilty in death of former Shelbyville womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Shelbyville Daily Union

    An Effingham County jury found Jay C. Miller, 23, of Altamont, guilty Tuesday of Drug Induced Homicide in connection with the February 2014 heroin overdose death of Jessica M. James, 29, of Effingham, formerly of Shelbyville.

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