EAST ALTON - East Alton Superintendent Virgil Moore's interest in the upcoming consolidation measure is limited to its effects on the school's students, staff and the community at large.
Moore is set to retire at the end of this school year, meaning he would have no part in the proposed unit district... read more
ALTON - The 8th Annual Miles for Meso 5K and 3K Fun Run and Walk did its job in one of the best ways possible: raise awareness for mesothelioma, a terrible and rare type of cancer caused by asbestos, and have a great time while doing so.
In the race, which took place on Saturday, Sept. 24, over 900... read more
WEST VIRGINIA - Capt. Mike Dixon of the Madison County Sheriff's Department said this afternoon that Katherine Derleth and the infant child Christopher R. Derleth have been located and are in law enforcement custody at this time.
Katherine and Christopher R. Derleth were located in a rural mountain... read more
ALTON - A motorcyclist was airlifted to Barnes after a midday collision with a truck.
The incident occurred around 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon. Alton Police Chief Jake Simmons said the wreck was caused when a motorcycle traveling east on East Broadway collided with the driver's side of the truck. He sai... read more
EDWARDSVILLE– The eclectic, unique and inspired joined together to celebrate art in its many forms at the annual Edwardsville Art Fair this weekend at Edwardsville City Park.
The juried fine art show, led by the community’s beloved Edwardsville Art Center, celebrates the work of artists... read more
SPRINGFIELD - With the conflict of consolidation fast approach for the November ballots of everyone living within the East Alton Wood River High School District, the thought of consolidation is resting on a lot of minds.
The measure for consolidation of the East Alton, Wood River/Hartford and East... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Madison County Coroner Stephen P. Nonn confirmed the identities of two adults found inside of an Alton, Illinois residence on Sept. 22.
The decedent, Michael A. Smith, 25, of Carrollton, was pronounced dead by Madison County Coroner’s Investigator Shane P. Liley at 11:11 a.m.,... read more
ALTON - A robotic bundle of joy is keeping OSF HealthCare delivery nurses on their toes.
Baby HAL is a neo-natal simulator that serves as a training tool for obstetric doctors and nurses. The robotic baby is part of OSF HealthCare’s simulation training program.
“There has been very positive... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s School of Education, Health and Human Behavior $4,000 to support youth literacy. The funding aims to support teachers, schools and organizations with resources to strengthen and enhance... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - The City of Edwardsville Water Division is conducting the annual hydrant flushing program.
As part of our regular maintenance program, the City of Edwardsville Water Division will be flushing mains/hydrants. This program began on Monday, Sept. 12 and will continue with Routes 7, 8 an... read more