The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Jeff Riggs, his wife Kristen Riggs and their son Caleb Riggs watch the fireworks display at the Coles County Airport Friday as part of Red, White and Blue Days. The two-day celebration ended with the fireworks.

Bruce Springsteen tribute band to perform Sunday during RWB Days

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief July 1, 2022

Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band, Bruce in the USA will be performing as the main act for the 31st Annual Red, White and Blue Days on Sunday. Lead singer Matt Ryan, along with his band, will be performing...

The Illinois Professional Santa, drives down division street, Wednesday afternoon at the Fourth of July Parade.

Red, White, Blue Days return for 31st year

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief June 15, 2022

Charleston will host its 31st Annual Red White & Blue Days from June 26 to July 4, featuring many diverse events such as pet parades, community art contributions and a $3 all-you-can-eat ice cream...

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