Halloween Guide 2017
GLEN CARBON - Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois (GSSI) is pleased to announce that Emma Boone from Edwardsville has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout can receive.For her Girl Scout Gold Award project, called Change a Child’s Christmas, Emma worked with Granite City... read more
WOOD RIVER — Madison County Child Advocacy Center will present a local credit union with its Harvest of Hope award during its annual fundraising dinner next month.The CAC’s Executive Director Carrie Cohen said the award will be presented to 1st MidAmerica Credit Union.“We are pleased... read more
PETERSBURG – You are invited to experience the sights, smells and sounds of the fall season in the 1830s village of New Salem the last weekend of October.During the Fall Festival, staff and volunteers in period clothing will be discussing and demonstrating 19th century daily life in the reconstructed... read more
CHICAGO – The Capital Development Board announced this week that a recent renovation project for Triton College received an award of excellence for preservation and adaptive reuse at the AIA Northeast Illinois Design Awards 2017.The project at Triton College renovated an outdated industrial arts... read more
ALTON - Did you know there are 90 barn quilts in Calhoun County? Some of those barn quilts along with several historic farms will be part of Calhoun County’s “Quilts, Barns & More Tour”, a self-guided tour slated for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21 – 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both... read more
ST. LOUIS — In celebration of the 52nd anniversary of the completion of the Gateway Arch, which opened Oct. 28, 1965, as a symbol of St. Louis and Missouri’s role in the Westward Expansion of the United States during the 19th century, WGU Missouri is offering the “Gateway to Your Future”... read more
ALTON - Lisa Griggs, known as "Mommy-Mommy" to the children who know her in her neighborhood at Oakwood Estates, has a goal of helping her little neighbors get through the winter a bit warmer this year. Griggs partnered with Monica Semnacher of the Greater Alton Community Development Corporation (GACDC)... read more
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS - IMPACT Strategies, a Fairview Heights-based construction management firm, today announced the recent hiring of Stephanie Sullivan as business development coordinator and Travis Schwartz as project engineer.In the newly formed business development coordinator position, Sullivan is responsibl... read more
MARYVILLE – Cambridge House, an assisted living facility in Maryville, enjoyed "Games Night" Wednesday with the SIUE softball team.SIUE softball Head Coach Sandy Montgomery said the team played Uno, Rummy, and Apples to Apples among other games. It was an evening for the SIUE student-athletes an... read more
WOOD RIVER/GLEN CARBON - When difficult times happen, law enforcement and first responders are always there for one another.Wood River Police Department’s canine dog - Officer Degen - was suffering from cancer and was put to rest at Hawthorne Animal Hospital in Glen Carbon on Wednesday night.There... read more

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