WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) asked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review the effectiveness of a regulation that controls lead and copper in water and establish a limit for lead in drinking water that is consistent... read more
MARYVILLE - First Baptist Maryville (FBM) invites everyone to their first ever reenactment of Jesus’ last days on Earth. Experience the true story of Easter on Friday, March 18 through Sunday, March 20 in a free, family-friendly, outdoor interactive performance.
Tours will run from 6:30 - 9... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce hosted the official 2016 Young Professionals’ Re-branding/Kick-Off event for ACCELERATE at the Jon Davis Wrestling Center in Edwardsville, Feb. 2.
ACCELERATE is a new group founded by the chamber that focuses on the future of the region’s... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville members of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House in St. Louis on Saturday, Feb. 6. The volunteers prepared dinner and dessert for the guests of the house.
“Taking time out of my day to do... read more
MASCOUTAH — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) celebrates its inaugural flight to Punta Gorda / Fort Myers, Florida from the St. Louis area with the chance to win a winter getaway. Allegiant and the MidAmerica St. Louis Airport are asking travelers to head to the airport on Feb. 18, 2016 with their bags... read more
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) joined U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and a bipartisan coalition of sixteen other Senators to introduce a resolution designating February 2016 as American Heart Month, and February 5, 2016 as National Wear Red Day.
“As the leading cause... read more
EDWARDSVILLE – Bailey Carpenter, a freshman at the University of Arkansas (U of A) and 2015 graduate of Triad High School, has been accepted into the U of A Honors College, which unites the university’s top undergraduate students with top professors.
Bailey is an animal science major in... read more
Illinoisan Alton Mills’ mandatory life sentence was commuted by President Obama in December
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) met today with Alton Mills, an Illinoisan who was serving a mandatory life sentence for a nonviolent drug offense until his sentence was commuted... read more
GLEN CARBON - In addition to the United States, Valentine’s Day is celebrated in Mexico, Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Australia. By the middle of the 18th century, it was common to exchange small tokens of affection or handwritten notes, and by 1900 printed cards began to replace... read more
Secretary of State to temporarily allow license plate renewals
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) and the Illinois Secretary of State’s office today announced temporary policy changes regarding vehicle emission test notification and vehicle renewal... read more