ALTON - Alvin Roderfeld is a WWII veteran who served in the United States Navy. He recalled being in Great Lakes boot camp when the bomb dropped. He served for about 15 months he said. Roderfeld will be one of five WWII veterans in this year's Alton Memorial Day Parade. He’ll get to be one... read more
ST. LOUIS, MO – Filament is proud to announce that LaKecia Veal Ligon has joined the team as Experience and Operations Lead. In this newly created role for the rapidly growing company, LaKecia will support multiple Filament initiatives, including Thinksgiving® , LAB:LAB , and other innovative... read more
JERSEYVILLE - Beginning with a Kickoff Event on Thursday, June 2 at 1:00 pm at the Library, 105 N. Liberty, Jerseyville, and featuring a Bounce House and Obstacle Course for Toddlers through Grade 5 (sponsored by BAYER), registration will be open for the Summer Reading Club, Read Beyond the Beaten... read more
ST. LOUIS - Today, St. Louis officials announced plans to keep neighborhoods safe ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. In addition to concentrated patrols by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, the City of St. Louis is working to expand youth programming efforts across the city to keep... read more
GRAFTON - The City of Grafton will host its always popular annual City-Wide Yard Sale this Memorial Day weekend from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday through Monday. "We are looking forward to the yard sales throughout the city,” Grafton Mayor Mike Morrow said. "The Loading Dock will also be holding... read more
ALTON - Tim and Julie Meeks have always given their customer’s experience the “utmost importance” at their Alton and Belleville locations. On June 3-4, Olive Oil Marketplace is marking its 10th anniversary on Third Street in Alton with a celebration. The celebration kicks off... read more
MARYVILLE - Anderson Hospital received a $15,000.00 donation to update the in-patient Rehab Gym from Edwardsville residents, Carol and Harry Windland. Carol who went through hip surgery in August of 2021 had such a great experience at the Anderson Rehab Institute, that she wanted to give back to... read more
EAST ALTON - A 78-year-old man close to his residence in the 900 block of Airline Drive in East Alton was struck by a vehicle and killed on Wednesday afternoon. Robert W. Stevens died in the accident. The call to authorities came in at 3:18 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, the Madison County Sheriff’s... read more
BUNKER HILL - The Bunker Hill, IL Food Pantry located at 501 East Warren St., began operation in 1987 after founder Margaret Gerdt successfully opened it. Lester Lawton, who took over managing the Pantry later said of her, “It was hard work for her. She had to go begging for money and for peopl... read more
DELHI, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announces lane closures to the portion of US 67 known as the Delhi Bypass. It will be reduced to one-lane in each direction starting Tuesday, May 31, 2022, weather permitting. The closures will start at 6:00 am and will remain... read more

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