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A library in Central Illinois is showcasing a series of documentaries about local and state history to celebrate the state's upcoming bicentennial. The Pekin Public Library will show the films for fre...[Read More]
The Alton Fire Department could upgrade its aging hand-held radio inventory if it is approved for a FEMA / DHS Assistance to Firefighters Grant. The City Council is expected to approve the application...[Read More]
The construction of a splash pad in Bethalto should be done soon, and the mayor is hoping for a late-spring opening. The splash pad replaces the pool, which the village decided to close permanently ...[Read More]
A pair of Republicans at the Illinois statehouse say the University of Illinois may be getting part of the message about the high cost of a college education at their flagship campus. The university...[Read More]
The Alton Chapter of the NAACP is once again sponsoring the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Service. The service will be held this year at Tabernacle Baptist Church on Amelia Street in Alton...[Read More]
The Wood River Aquatic Center has been living on borrowed time for several years, and city leaders have decided not to open the facility in 2018. At least $105,000 in needed repairs would have to have...[Read More]
Following the fifth bank robbery in a month and-a-half, a reward is now being offered if you provide information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible. In each case, the robber i...[Read More]
Alton Police are investigating a Thursday night armed carjacking. Just after 10pm, a woman parking her car in the 600 block of E. 4th Street was approached by two black males in their late teens...[Read More]
Church safety received some attention earlier this week in Central Illinois. A seminar was held at Clinton First Christian Church and Pastor Greg Taylor says law enforcement speakers discussed recent...[Read More]
Members of a task force designed to tackle sexual harassment in Illinois government are hopeful that their recommended fixes will be put into place, but they seldom addressed their issues in a meeting....[Read More]
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