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EDWARDSVILLE – Former Madison County Chairman Alan Dunstan and former County Administrator Joe Parente both deny the allegations by present County Chairman Kurt Prenzler that they possibly destroyed data from office computers by the former administration. Prenzler is requesting State’s Attorne... read more
ALTON - This year's Alton Band and Orchestra Builders Spring Vendor Fair and Pancake Breakfast was another successful event. Held by the supportive collaborative of Alton band and orchestra family members, friends and alumni, the event gives the public an opportunity to view and buy a plethora of... read more
ALTON - Nicky G’s Italian Eats has created excitement in the Alton area since it was first announced. Steve and Dee Gehrs have taken the old Veloff Power Equipment Repair building at 1801 State St. and are making it into what will be a showcase for the Riverbend, so the excitement is real. Soon,... read more
ALTON - With the Alton mayoral election only days away, it is becoming more and more important for Altonians to stay informed. Because of this, Riverbender.com is spotlighting certain issues broached by the four mayoral candidates and exploring what is right, what is wrong and what can be done to improv... read more
ALTON - Famous author Victor Hugo once said, “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” Over 180 students from the Alton School District have been gifted with the talent of music performance and were able to showcase their skills live for their... read more
ALTON - This year has seen the benefits of spring early, Alton Public Works Director Bob Barnhart said. Barnhart, along with workers from the Alton Parks and Rec Department were inspecting sprinklers at Gordon Moore Park Friday around lunchtime. He added several spots across the park were also being... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Business celebrated 100 scholarship recipients at the 13th Annual School of Business Scholarships and Awards Program held Wednesday, March 22 in the Morris University Center’s Meridian Ballroom. The School recognized record... read more
ALTON - A woman apparently had a seizure near Broadway and Laclede shortly after 9 a.m. Friday, Alton Police Chief Jake Simmons said. After suffering from what appeared to be a seizure, the unidentified woman reportedly fell to the pavement, Simmons said. The entire incident was witnessed by a passerby,... read more
ALTON - March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and while the month may be winding down, it is still important year round to make sure you and your family take advantage of life-saving colon cancer screenings. Colorectal cancer forms in the colon or rectum and affects both men and women.... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Join the SIUE Foundation on Thursday, April 6 in the SIUE Conference Center of the Morris University Center for a powerful program that promises to be an inspirational day for women who want to make a difference! The Women's Philanthropy and Leadership Workshop begins at 9:00 a.m. with... read more

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