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WOOD RIVER - Wood River Police observed several “shake and bake” meth labs inside a garage in the first block of West Beach in Wood River and took a male and female into custody at 11:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20. Crystal L. Sebastian, 30, of the 1st block of West Beach, and Michael S. Butler,... read more
MARYVILLE - The Maryville Police Department announced that a 61-year-old man, who appears to have been homeless, was struck and killed at 8:36 p.m. Sunday after a pedestrian vs. vehicle crash. The Maryville Police Department and Fire Department responded to a crash involving a pedestrian vs. vehicle... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - A sign has gone up at the edge of Edwardsville Crossing that says: TJ Maxx is coming soon. On Monday afternoon it was confirmed that is true. TJ Maxx will occupy the old Office Depot space in Edwardsville Crossing next to Dierberg’s, Walt Williams, economic/community development... read more
ALTON - For the third straight year, OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center is partnering with Marquette Catholic High School for Pack the Place Pink. The Marquette High School Explorers will take on the East Alton – Wood River Oilers, and you are invited to cheer the team on, while supporting... read more
SPRINGFIELD, MO - Earning a spot on Drury University's Dean's List is a significant accomplishment; it means a student earned a grade point average of 3.6 or greater (on a 4-point scale) while carrying a full-time course load of 12 or more semester hours at Drury. Drury is ranked No. 11 in the Midwest... read more
WOOD RIVER — High school seniors in Madison and Bond counties planning to attend community college can apply for $1,000 scholarships. Students preparing for post-secondary education and reside in either Madison or Bond County can apply for the Great River Workforce Development Corp, Inc. scholarship.... read more
EAST ALTON - The East Alton Fire Department received a new Rescue/Pumper last week. The new Rescue/Pumper manufactured by Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., arrived on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. East Alton Fire Chief Rodney B. Palmer said the new apparatus is a full custom build, built to East Alton Fire Department’... read more
The Building Illinois’ Bioeconomy (BIB) Consortium, a federally funded education and training initiative led by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and also comprising four regional community colleges, was selected from a pool of 120 applicants as one of the four recipients of the Wonderlic... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is hosting its fifth annual “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day” from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, in the SIUE School of Engineering building. Approximately 250 girls from grades 5-8 are... read more
EDWARDSVILLE – Are you interested in selling real estate? Looking for a lucrative career with an independent work environment? AREA Real Estate Academy, a program administered by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Elite, Realtors®, announced today the beginning of a 90-hour, pre-licensing class... read more

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