ALTON - Alton Main Street will serve up local flavor at the Taste of Downtown, which will be held on Thursday, November 17th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Argosy Casino’s Music Hall. Tickets are on sale now at the Alton Visitors’ Center (200 Piasa St.) or at Bossanova Restaurant & Lounge (112... read more
ALTON — Fire, flood, famine, war, plague, earthquake: all major disasters leave distinctive signatures in the archaeological record. Illinois has seen its share of each. On Thursday, November 17 at 7pm, Jacoby Arts Center hosts geoarchaeologist Gregory Vogel who will invite the audience to explore... read more
COLLINSVILLE - Construction-management firm IMPACT Strategies today announced it has been hired by JCH Collinsville, LLC, to build a 12,000-square-foot medical office building at 1215 Vandalia Street in Collinsville. A groundbreaking ceremony held in September at the site officially kicked-off... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Alumni Association has selected Chris Gordon, PhD, as its 2016 Great Teacher Award recipient. He is the associate dean of the School of Engineering and an associate professor in the Department of Construction. Gordon is the 46th SIUE facult... read more
ALTON – Looking for some family-friendly Halloween fun this Friday night?
The RiverBender.com Community Center, located at 200 W. Third St in Alton, will be hosting a Halloween Bash from 6 to 10 p.m.
Head to the RBCC for face painting, Halloween arts and crafts and most importantly a costume... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - This week has been a whirlwind of fun and positive education at Goshen Elementary School.
In honor of the school's Red Ribbon Week festivities, several different speakers including Edwardsville High School students, Rich Grogan, Kick'n-Life Guru from Grogan's Academy of Martial Arts... read more
Nonprofit, online university selects 22 alumni and students to serve as ambassadors to help encourage working adults to further their education
St. Louis - In an effort to further its mission of expanding access to affordable, higher education for adults across the state, WGU Missouri announced th... read more
ALTON - The Alton Police Department is asking for assistance in locating a vehicular hijacking suspect. The suspect has been identified as Charles E. Johnson Jr. of the 6000 block of Etzel Ave., St. Louis, Mo.
Johnson Jr. was charged today by the Madison County State's Attorney's Office with one count... read more
HAMEL – The Hamel Area Jaycees will be hosting their first Haunted Trivia Night on Friday, October 28 at the Hamel Community Center.
The Jaycees’ Haunted Trivia Night will assist in funding future community projects in the local area.
Tickets for a table entry can be purchased fo... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - A collaborative effort by law enforcement agencies led to the arrest today of a Wood River man on a charge of aggravated robbery.
Robert T. Profer, of the 500 block of McHugh St. in Wood River, was charged today by the Madison County State's Attorney's Office with one count of aggravated... read more