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    Photo by Andrew Dobson

    Frozen fun

    Alton-Audubon Eagle Ice Festival kicks off raptor-watching season. more

    Jan 12, 2018

    3:00 AM

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    "Always upbeat"

    Lori Friedel of the Alton Memorial Hospital Nursing office is named hospital's Employee of the Month. more

    Jan 10, 2018

    11:06 AM

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    A new year is almost here

    Here's how to celebrate around the Riverbend. more

    Dec 29, 2017

    3:00 AM

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    Photo by Fred Pollard

    Deck the mall

    Festive atmosphere greets shoppers at Alton Square. more

    Dec 22, 2017

    3:00 AM

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    Photo by Dan Cruz

    Santa in the house

    St. Nick hears children's wishes at Edwardsville City Park. more

    Dec 20, 2017

    10:09 AM

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    Wreaths of remembrance

    Wreaths Across America service honors veterans at Alton National Cemetery. more

    Dec 19, 2017

    12:41 PM

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    Bikers for BackStoppers

    Local clubs kick fundraising into high gear to support first responders' families. more

    Dec 18, 2017

    2:54 PM

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    Holiday helpers

    Alton Community Service League members offer gift-wrapping service at Alton Square. more

    Dec 18, 2017

    2:17 PM

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    Photo by Dan Cruz

    Christmas Central

    Village recreates vision of holidays past in Bethalto. more

    Dec 15, 2017

    3:00 AM

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    Holiday Calendar 2017-2018

    Area organizations plan Yuletide events and offer charitable giving opportunities. more

    Dec 13, 2017

    4:17 PM

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    Photo by Melissa Meske

    Blessing the building

    OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony’s Health Center dedicates new primary care and PromptCare office in Godfrey. more

    Dec 13, 2017

    1:24 PM

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    "An asset to AMH"

    Alton Memorial Hospital names Toni Smith its Employee of the Month for December. more

    Dec 5, 2017

    10:36 AM

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    Photo by JD Jennings

    Dancing and donating

    Borderline Christmas Concert benefits Toys for Tots. more

    Dec 1, 2017

    3:00 AM

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    Photo by Andrew Dobson

    Green giving

    Bazaar brings sustainable shopping options to Alton. more

    Nov 28, 2017

    2:24 PM

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    Photo by Andrew Dobson

    A Taste of Downtown

    Local restaurateurs showcase full bill of fare at Alton Main Street fundraiser. more

    Nov 24, 2017

    3:00 AM

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    Photo by Dan Cruz

    Igniting the holiday spirit

    Large crowd ushers in the Christmas season at 23rd annual tree-lighting in Lincoln-Douglas Square. more

    Nov 20, 2017

    4:32 PM

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    Photo by Melissa Meske

    Healing technology

    Alton chiropractor sees boost in practice after implementation of new laser-based therapy. more

    Nov 17, 2017

    11:26 AM

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    Photo by JD Jennings

    Home of the brave

    Edwardsville parade pays tribute to Vietnam veteran. more

    Nov 15, 2017

    3:00 AM

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    Positive force

    "Always smiling" Alton Memorial staffer earns hospital’s Employee of the Month award. more

    Nov 13, 2017

    2:34 PM

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    Photo by Melissa Meske

    Teaching respect, honoring service

    Godfrey elementary school's students and staff salute veterans. more

    Nov 11, 2017

    3:00 AM

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