• Mark Tupper worked at the Herald & Review for 44 years. He will write a weekly column and continue to do his twice-weekly "Tupper's Take" segment on WAND.

    Central Illinois celebrates Mark Tupper at retirement party

    DECATUR -- For 44 years, Mark Tupper was all about us. From going on an arctic expedition with Howard Buffett to local dirt track racing, Mark Tupper dedicated himself to supporting local people from all walks of life through his storytelling. It didn't have to be a Final Four or an NFL game to get his best -- if it moved, Mark Tupper saw value in it. On Saturday, we returned the favor. The longtime Herald & Review writer, editor and Illinois Fighting Illini expert wa...
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