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Alton schools get more renovations

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 10:30
ALTON - The Alton School District is undertaking another round of renovations inside its buildings this summer, but one of the projects students will enjoy when finished is outdoors. Workers this summer are renovating the old Alton High School...

Fire closes East Alton store, unemployment office

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 09:41
EAST ALTON - An overnight fire has closed a rental store and the Illinois Department of Unemployment office located next door in the East Alton Plaza.The fire, which broke out sometime after midnight in a storage area in the rear of the complex in...

Alton man shot to death

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 09:36
ALTON - Alton police are investigating a fatal shooting late Saturday in which the car driven by the deceased ended up crashing into playground equipment at Lovejoy School. Police received a 911 call about 10:50 p.m. of several shots fired in the...

Wood River man completes triathlon

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 09:30
Wood River native Ben Weaver is an iron man. Weaver completed the Ironman Lake Placid full triathlon July 22 with a time of 14 hours, 15 minutes and 38 seconds. The Wood River native turned 29 on the day of the race. The full triathlon consists of a...

Circuit Clerk's Office digitizes historic court documents

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 09:00
EDWARDSVILLE - Hundreds of historic court documents, including emancipated slave records and immigration records, are being digitized for longtime preservation, Madison County Circuit Clerk Judy Nelson said. "Creating digital images of historic...

Growing youth organization strives to keep kids on track

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 08:30
ALTON - Allen Collins comes from a family of pastors, business owners, financial advisers, musicians and producers. Combining that background with years he worked at places like Beverly Farm in Godfrey, the Catholic Children's Home in Alton and other...

PHOTO: Making room

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 08:00
Sawyer McCance, left, and Arron Spangler, who share the same birthday and who were baptized simultaneously on Sunday morning at the First Christian Church in Wood River, hold onto a jackhammer during groundbreaking ceremonies for new additions to the...

Group seeks to make spay/neutering accessible

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 07:35
On average last year in Madison County, more than 2,000 animals were euthanized because they were sick or could not find homes. That figure comes from a local organization known as the SNIP Alliance. While adopting a pet helps solve this problem and...

Guards searched at seven Illinois prisons

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 07:21
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois authorities took the unusual step of searching guards and other prison employees for contraband as they left at least seven facilities last week, sparking worker allegations that the checks may have been reprisals for...

Alton man shot to death

Mon, 07/30/2012 - 00:44
ALTON - Alton police are investigating a fatal shooting late Saturday in which the car driven by the deceased ended up crashing into playground equipment at Lovejoy School. Police received a 911 call about 10:50 p.m. of several shots fired in the...

Growing youth organization strives to keep kids on track

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 21:24
ALTON - Allen Collins comes from a family of pastors, business owners, financial advisers, musicians and producers. Combining that background with years he worked at places like Beverly Farm in Godfrey, the Catholic Children's Home in Alton and other...

Alton schools get more renovations

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 21:07
ALTON - The Alton School District is undertaking another round of renovations inside its buildings this summer, but one of the projects students will enjoy when finished is outdoors. Workers this summer are renovating the old Alton High School...

Wood River man completes triathlon

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 19:44
Wood River native Ben Weaver is an iron man. Weaver completed the Ironman Lake Placid full triathlon July 22 with a time of 14 hours, 15 minutes and 38 seconds. The Wood River native turned 29 on the day of the race. The full triathlon consists of a...

Two dead in one-vehicle St. Jacob crash

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 18:35
ST. JACOB - Two people died in a one-vehicle crash at 6:43 a.m. Sunday in the 11000 block of Ellis Road after they were ejected from the vehicle. They were not wearing seat belts. Killed were Ryan Michael Junker, 27, of St. Jacob, and William E....

Parents step up to plate in North Greene

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 17:59
WHITE HALL - Financial duress made it so that bringing junior high girls softball to North Greene School District didn't look too feasible. That is, until a group of parents using the moniker the Warrior Sports Parents took the initiative to fund it...

Tree-cutting prompts questions

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 10:00
GODFREY - Local, state and federal agencies are investigating the clearing of a mature grove of trees along Great River Road property owned by Alton attorney John Simmons. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is exploring whether there has...

Residents urged to stick with electric supplier

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 09:00
A consultant group being used by several area communities pursuing better utility deals for their residents is asking those customers to stick with an Ameren energy subsidiary despite calls they may be getting from potential competitors. Electricity...

Neighbors help woman, dogs escape Alton fire

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 08:30
ALTON - A 74-year-old woman was awakened early Saturday morning to what sounded like hail on her windows and smelled smoke. Neighbors were able to help her escape her burning home through a side door after she was unable to escape through the front...

Site buzzes with activity for hummingbird festival

Sun, 07/29/2012 - 08:00
HARTFORD - The hummingbirds hovering around feeders Saturday on the grounds of the Lewis and Clark Historic Site seemed to know something was up, Illinois Audubon Society staff member Jo Fessett said. "They were buzzing around this morning, then it's...

Tree-cutting prompts questions

Sat, 07/28/2012 - 23:09
GODFREY - Local, state and federal agencies are investigating the clearing of a mature grove of trees along Great River Road property owned by Alton attorney John Simmons. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is exploring whether there has...