Tips and times ensure a safe Halloween

Parents and children should stay alert and aware when it comes to speeding cars, suspicious strangers, and unwrapped candy. more »

Oct 26, 2014 News

Alton athlete puts body to the test

Jim Clark completes first Ironman Triathlon. more »

Oct 26, 2014 Features

Shells go to Freeburg for grid playoff opener

Redbirds, Explorers don’t make postseason. more »

Oct 25, 2014 Sports

Voter Guide 2014

Information on candidates for the Nov. 4 general election in Madison County. more »

Oct 25, 2014 News

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Marquette gridders best Mount Oilve

Explorers now wait to see if they are playoff bound. more »

Oct 25, 2014 Sports

Early mistakes doom Redbirds

Alton awaits playoff fate. more »

Oct 25, 2014 Sports

Hopkins Field getting makeover

Alton preparing for American Legion Great Lakes Regional Tournament next year. more »

Oct 25, 2014 Sports

Athletes of the Week: October 24, 2014

This week's honorees are Shelby Jones and Brayton Williams. more »

Oct 25, 2014 Sports

The first female runner across the finish line.

Photo by Eric Stauffer

PHOTO FEATURE: Steep challenge

Run boosts Alton improvement efforts. more »

Oct 25, 2014 Features

State’s attorney to discuss concealed carry law

Gibbons to speak to women’s group Oct. 26. more »

Oct 24, 2014 News

Glen Carbon man faces child porn charges

Suspect posts bail on $75,000 bond. more »

Oct 24, 2014 Crime

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Local netters bow out at state tourney

Alton's Wilson advances to second day, but loses. more »

Oct 24, 2014 Sports

Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons, left, and North Elementary School fourth-grader Cecilia Parker display her winning Red Ribbon Week Anti-Drug Poster Contest entry. Gibbons delivered pizza to Cecilia’s class Friday in honor of the winning poster.

Photo by Jason White

Gibbons congratulates Red Ribbon winner

State's attorney delivers pizza to North Elementary class. more »

Oct 24, 2014 News

Family nurse practitioner joins Alton Women’s Health Center

Melanie Banal to focus on preventative care. more »

Oct 24, 2014 News

Saint Anthony’s offers cholesterol and glucose screenings

Health services available Oct. 28 and Oct. 30 in Alton. more »

Oct 24, 2014 News

BBB cautions against fly-by-night Halloween retailers

Shoppers advised to check on businesses’ credentials. more »

Oct 24, 2014 News

Local educator finalist for Illinois Teacher of the Year

Gilson Brown third-grade teacher in running for award. more »

Oct 24, 2014 News

Breaking down the prep football playoffs

There are 164 of the 256 playoff slots filled in the eight classes entering Week 9, leaving 92 berths up for grabs. more »

Oct 24, 2014 Sports

Secret Diner: October 24, 2014

Pot roast hits the spot. more »

Oct 24, 2014 Commentary

Heroin awareness walk this weekend in Godfrey

New stop sign intersection in works. more »

Oct 24, 2014 News

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