The Daily Eastern News

Woman found dead at Lake Charleston

Corryn Brock, News Editor

March 23, 2020

A 51-year-old dead woman from Chicago was found at Lake Charleston Sunday afternoon from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Her identity is being withheld at the request of her family. Individuals from the Charleston Police Department, Charleston Fire Department, Coles County Coroner's...

City Council approves resolution for project to improve Lake Charleston

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

July 2, 2019

The Charleston City Council voted to approve all action items on its agenda, including a resolution to accept a bid award in the amount of $267,785 for a steel sheet pile shore wall for Dam A at Lake Charleston, during its Tuesday meeting. Mayor Brandon Combs said the sheet piling shore wall will...

City Council to vote on bid award for Lake Charleston project

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

July 1, 2019

The Charleston City Council will vote on a resolution that would accept a bid award in the amount of $267,785 for a public works project at Lake Charleston during its Tuesday meeting. The resolution says the bid award is for the city’s steel sheet piling shore wall on Dam A at Lake Charleston. Out of five total bidders for the project, G & H Marine Inc. had the lowest at $267,785: it charges a total of...

FEATURE PHOTO: Fishing at Lake Charleston

FEATURE PHOTO: Fishing at Lake Charleston

Raine Zhu, Photographer

May 28, 2019

Brandon Lantz, who graduated from Lake Land College this May, fishes at Lake Charleston Tuesday afternoon.

Local scientists to offer hands-on activities at Science Fest

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor

April 20, 2017

  Local scientists will provide a variety of science demonstrations and hands-on activities at the first Science Fest from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Lake Charleston. Science Fest is a sister event to the nationwide March for Science, which also coincides with Earth Day. Activities and...

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