Bethalto Names New School Board Members, Addresses Recent Personnel “Issues”

BETHALTO - The Bethalto Community Unit School District #8 Board of Education approved two new board...

Letter To The Editor: Former Mayor Walker Questions City's Use Of Mine's PR Firm

Former Mayor Brant Walker is questioning the City of Alton’s use of New Frontier Materials’...

Heroic Efforts Save Residents From East St. Louis Flooding

EAST ST. LOUIS — Firefighters in East St. Louis faced a challenging day on Tuesday,...

Over 900 Reports: Congresswoman Budzinski To Assess Flood Damage In Cahokia Heights

CAHOKIA HEIGHTS — Amid ongoing recovery efforts, Congresswoman Nikki Budzinski (IL-13) and representatives...

SIUE Alumnus And Television Reporter Ahmad Lathan Encourages Upward Bound Students To Continue The Journey

EDWARDSVILLE - Life will bring a mixed bag of surprises, challenges, failures and opportunities....

llinois Payroll Jobs, Unemployment Rate Up In June

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the...

Raging Rivers WaterPark Celebrates 35 Seasons Of Summer Fun

GRAFTON - Raging Rivers WaterPark, a beloved summer destination along the scenic Great River Road...

Coco + Oak Hosting Massive Sidewalk Sale, Ladies Night This Weekend

ALTON - Coco + Oak is bringing a massive Sidewalk Sale to the streets of Alton this weekend,...

Unprecedented Flooding Devastates Washington County, EMA Responds Swiftly

NASHVILLE — Washington County experienced unprecedented flooding on Tuesday, July 16, 2024...

Madison County Circuit Clerk's Office Gets 100 Percent Rating For Its Passport Services

EDWARDSVILLE — The U.S. Department of State recently recognized the Madison County Clerk’s...

Madison County: Eastbound I-270 Lane Closures Near Granite City Begin July 19  

GRANITE CITY – The Illinois Department of Transportation today announced that repairs t...

100 Years Ago: The Potato Chip Industry Discontinued

ALTON - On July 24, 1923, Nell Johnston announced her new enterprise: the manufacture of potato chips...

Scam Alert: Fake Police Association Soliciting Donations In Highland

HIGHLAND — The Highland Police Department has issued a scam alert regarding a solicitation...

Sangamon County Deputy Indicted For First-Degree Murder In Springfield Shooting

SPRINGFIELD - A Sangamon County Sheriff's deputy has been indicted on multiple charges, including first-degre...

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Opens in Alton

ALTON - Holiday Inn Express and Suites is officially open. Located at 2008 Homer M. Adams Parkway,...

Senate Republicans Tour West Star Aviation

EAST ALTON – State Senator Erica Harriss (56th-Glen Carbon) welcomed four of her Senate...

O'Fallon Band Director Dr. Melissa Gustafson-Hinds Wins Prestigious Manilow Music Award

ST. LOUIS – Barry Manilow has announced that Dr. Melissa Gustafson-Hinds, the Band Director...

Serious Crash On Highway 16: One Dead, One Airlifted

JERSEY COUNTY — A fatal collision on State Highway 16 at Cherry Lane left one person dead...

Madison County Board Discusses New Hope House and $2.5 Million Grant

EDWARDSVILLE - During the regular meeting of the Madison County Board on July 17, 2024, questions...

This Day in History on July 18: Great Flood of 1993

July 18 has witnessed a plethora of significant events throughout history, ranging from monumental...

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