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ALTON - The Community Awareness Panel hosted a town hall forum Thursday for all the four mayoral candidates running in the April 4, 2017, election. It was the first event featuring all four candidates in a question and answer forum. Candidates were given one minute each to answer questions, and were... read more
CARLYLE LAKE - Members and family of Edwardsville Police Department had a cold trip into the water of Carlyle Lake on Saturday, but they all felt it was worth it. The police and family members were supporting one of their favorite causes - Special Olympics - in the fund-raising Polar Plunge effort. Edwardsville... read more
ROYAL LAKES - Illinois State Police District 18 is investigating a single vehicle crash on Illinois Route-159, a half-mile north of Illinois-138 at 3:01 p.m. Saturday. The driver of the vehicle was Rudolph Jackson, 52, Royal Lakes, IL., and passenger was Denita Hidden, 36, Gillespie, IL Unit 1 in th... read more
WOOD RIVER - Wood River Police Department announced over the past few days it has received reports of copper components being stolen from commercial size air conditioning units. The incidents have been happening at businesses during the overnight hours, the Wood River Police Department said. "If... read more
JERSEYVILLE - Do not delay registering for Jerseyville Parks & Recreation Department (JPRD) T-Ball and Pitch Machine Leagues. Teams are coed and will be divided by the grade the child is entering in the fall 2017: T-Ball is for kids entering grades K-1st and Pitch Machine is for kids entering grades... read more
ROLLA, Mo. (February 24, 2017) - Nearly 800 candidates received degrees during Commencement ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The university awards bachelor of science, bachelor of arts, master of science and doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees.Missouri... read more
Officers Promote Safe Driving Habits and Positive Community Relations NORMAL – Officials with the Illinois State Police (ISP) announced today that ISP officers will be present at the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) girls’ state basketball tournaments during the IHSA March Madness.... read more
JERSEYVILLE - Jerseyville Parks & Recreation Department (JPRD) is now accepting applications for seasonal staff for the spring and summer. The department is looking to fill many important part-time positions, in several different areas with eager, energetic and hard-working individuals. Baseball an... read more
BETHALTO - It’s all for the kids. Ace Hardware of Bethalto raised $17,068.42 in 2016 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Greater St. Louis (CMN-STL). Located in Bethalto, Ill., a population of 9,400 residents, Ace Hardware of Bethalto ranked in the top 10 stores for fundraising... read more
ROLLA, Mo. - Missouri University of Science and Technology announces the names of students who made the honor list for the Fall 2016 semester.To be included on the honor list, students must have carried a minimum of 12 hours and had grade point averages of 3.2 or above out of a possible 4.0.Founded i... read more

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