Wood River, IL News

WOOD RIVER - Firefighters were busy Thursday night trying to contain a spread-out brush fire that Wood River Fire Chief Wade Stahlhut said extended from W. 7th Street in Hartford to the Wood River...[Read More]
WOOD RIVER - Wood River City Council members voted to delay the reappointments of Sara Hall, Sheila Angel, and Shelly Fitzgerald, as well as the new appointment of Kristen Burns, to the city’s...[Read More]
WOOD RIVER - Ceremony Chairperson Mary Roberts thanked members of the Wood River City Council and several other local organizations for their help and participation in the Wood River Memorial Day...[Read More]
WOOD RIVER - Wood River is reporting higher property values and lower property taxes this year, including the largest one-year tax rate decrease since 1970 and the city’s lowest tax rate since...[Read More]
WOOD RIVER - A few members of the public responded to the Wood River City Council’s split vote to delay the development and opening of a dispensary in the city’s downtown and place the...[Read More]
ST. LOUIS -The St. Louis area avoided the top 25 most ozone-polluted cities list for the seventh consecutive year but still receives poor grades for overall air quality in a spring release by the American...[Read More]
WOOD RIVER – Consultant Good Energy has informed the City Of Wood River that Ameren Illinois has established its new residential electric rate for customers in the Wood River area and these rates...[Read More]
WOOD RIVER – Refuge was joined for a night of hope and inspiration by nearly 350 community members at their 8th Annual Fundraising Dinner on April 20, 2023. On a mission to change the lives o...[Read More]
CHARLESTON - Local athletes had good performances as Father McGivney Catholic finished fourth in Class 1A, Cahokia was third in Class 2A and both Alton and Edwardsville got on the board in Class 3A...[Read More]
CHARLESTON - Freshman sensation Gina Truax of East Alton-Wood River will race in the 300-meter hurdle finals at the IHSA Class 2A State Girls Track and Field Meet after an extraordinary prelims performance...[Read More]