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GLEN CARBON – The area’s hottest holiday attraction is not visiting Santa Class at the nearest mall, nor traveling out to Belleville to gaze upon the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows. Rather, it is at a home nestled within the Fairfield subdivision in Glen Carbon. The home, located... read more
ALTON - After having a successful toy drive in 2015, local musician Caleb Lewis hopes to have even more success with the addition of more bands. Tunes for Toys, as he calls it, is a rock show for a good cause. In 2015, Lewis was able to donate a large amount of toys and cash to the Oasis Women's Center... read more
EDWARDSVILLE – Well into the month of December, homes and businesses throughout the area are really getting into the Christmas spirit. Businesses located on Main Street in Downtown Edwardsville have “decked the halls” for a friendly competition sponsored by the City of Edwardsville... read more
ALTON - Grassroots Grocery is running a promotion through December 14th, where every $50 spent in one visit earns shoppers an entry into a drawing for a $50 gift certificate - just in time for holiday meal planning. Stop in today for a chance to win, and also place an order for artisan breads and pies... read more
GODFREY -The RiverBend Growth Association has named Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Homes & Crematory its Small Business of the Month. The RiverBend Growth Association selects a small business to honor each month. Winners are selected based on a scoring system that awards points for number of years... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville hosted a delegation from Tongmyong University (TU), of Busan, South Korea, Monday-Wednesday, Dec. 5-7, during which the administrators from the two institutions discussed expanding their strong academic collaborations. A partnership between the... read more
EAST ALTON — There is less than one week remaining in United Way’s 27th annual Community Christmas donation drive benefitting local individuals and families in the RiverBend area. Program volunteers will collect donation boxes located throughout the community next Thursday, December 15... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - The Edwardsville Parks Department would like to invite the community to enjoy some holiday cheer as we welcome The Lucky Old Sons to the Wildey Theatre for the second installment in the Winter Concert Series on Friday, December 16th at 7pm. Food for this performance is catered by Bella... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - The Madison County Sheriff's Department said today tips from the public helped investigators identify three of the four suspects in the Nov. 29, Wal-Mart baby formula theft. Felony Retail Theft charges were issued in Madison County Circuit Court on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2016, against: DARNELL... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - A new IT director and county administrator were appointed at a special Dec. 8 meeting of the Madison County Board. Douglas Hulme, a former deputy treasurer, was appointed as the Madison County Administrator with a salary of $120,000 a year. He was appointed with 15 members for and... read more

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