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Riverbend Head Start and Family Services in Alton is celebrating a new partnership that is expected to breathe new life into the volunteer program.  Plans were unveiled on The Big Z’s Pat H...read more
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A Cottage Hills man is charged in connection with the death of his neighbor.  Police say 34-year-old Willie M. Jenkins Jr. of the 100 block of West Drive moved the dead body of 28-year-old Adam J...read more
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The Alton City Council received an update to the city's Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan at its meeting this week.  The city is required to have a transition plan since it has 50 o...read more
Two people were injured in a fire at a business in South Roxana on Thursday.  Fire crews from South Roxana, Hartford, Wood River and Roxana responded to Midwest Biodiesel Products about 11:40am t...read more
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If you know a woman that has complied a number of outstanding personal achievements and contributions to the community, they may be among the 2015 class of Women of Distinction.  The Silver Anniv...read more
A man who was wanted in connection with a murder in Pontoon Beach more than three years ago is finally in custody.  The Madison County State’s Attorney says 20 year old Fernando Gallegos-Oc...read more
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The candidates for governor differ on charter schools.  Charter schools are taxpayer funded, but run by independent non-profit organizations.  Bruce Rauner has supported charter schools with...read more
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  Bruce Rauner’s campaign is being accused of bullying the Chicago Sun-Times, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says that should be a troubling sign to voters.  In response to a stor...read more
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The candidates for state treasurer agree the office should be merged with the office of comptroller, but they still disagree with each other.  Combining the two offices would supposedly save $12 ...read more
Four of Illinois’ most accomplished senior citizens are now in the state’s Senior Hall of Fame.  The Illinois Department on Aging put on an induction ceremony Wednesday afternoon at t...read more
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Work to fix the sinkhole in the back pit at Alton Middle School should begin early next year.  The problem is a broken storm sewer. The engineering is to be completed over the winter, and bids wi...read more
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With three days of early voting in Illinois behind us, at least one county is seeing greater than normal participation.  The Madison County Clerk's office reports about 2,300 ballots have been ca...read more
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No one was injured in an armed robbery this (Wednesday) morning in Godfrey.  Madison County Sheriff’s Department Captain Mike Dixon says the Casey’s General Store on Godfrey Road was ...read more
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The Godfrey Fire Department is planning a mass casualty drill this Saturday morning.  At about 9am, the drill will simulate a full sized school bus crash.  Afterwards, the fire department wi...read more
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A major fundraiser for a local church is being held Saturday.  Resurrection Lutheran Church in Godfrey is holding its 13th Annual Holiday One Stop Shop, which is one of, if not the first opportun...read more
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