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We offer a variety of classified advertising packages from helping you sell your items or property, to finding that item you've been searching for, advertising your trade or service, advertising your garage/yard sale, posting your lost pet... more »

The Biggest Loser Weight Loss Challenge! Less weight...more energy...more life Thursday, January 8 at Nautilus Fitness Center Registration & Health Screening: 5 until 6 p.m. Presentation & Discussion: 6 until 8 p.m. For those interested... more »

Happy New Year from the entire staff of AdVantage News! We will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, January 5, 2015. We hope you enjoy your time with your family and friends! more »

Merry Christmas from the entire staff of AdVantage News! We will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 29th. We hope you enjoy your time with your family and friends! more »

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Blood Drive hosted by AdVantage News as part of our Adopt-A-Drive program from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The drive will take place on the second level (right above the new Maurice’s). more »

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Blood Drive hosted by AdVantage News as part of our Adopt-A-Drive program from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. more »

Mass ice bucket challenge today

Downtown Alton is the site for what's being billed as the Biggest Ice Bucket Challenge in the Greater Alton area later this afternoon. Join us! more »

Aug 27, 2014 10:11 AM News

VOTE | St. Louis Rams high school game of the week

This Friday night's football game between the Marquette Explorers at the Civic Memorial Eagles has been nominated as the St. Louis Rams prep Game of the Week! more »

Aug 26, 2014 2:00 PM News

Faculty fellows continue to focus on research and education

Scientists pursue new discoveries at Alton's National Great Rivers Research and Education Center. more »

Dec 21, 2014 12:00 AM News

Athletes of the Week: December 19, 2014

This week's honorees are Blake Marks and Allie Troeckler. more »

Dec 21, 2014 12:00 AM Sports

Sleep Diagnostics Center moves to first floor of Smith Wing

Facility offers tests for narcolepsy and sleep-related breathing disorders. more »

Dec 20, 2014 12:00 AM News

State No. 1 in volunteer rate

Illinoisans give $7.2B in service. more »

Dec 19, 2014 2:41 PM News

Quinn appoints interim comptroller

State budget director will serve until Jan. 12. more »

Dec 19, 2014 2:31 PM News

Governor touts latest labor stats

Unemployment numbers hit lowest level in six years. more »

Dec 19, 2014 2:20 PM News

T-Mobile settles for $90M in “cramming” case

Company accused of placing unauthorized charges on customers' accounts. more »

Dec 19, 2014 2:10 PM News

Lewis and Clark Community College Sustainability Director Nate Keener, left, and President Dale Chapman stand in front of the “trackable” solar panels, the purchase of which was made possible through funding from IGEN.

Photo by S. Paige Allen, LCCC Photographer

IGEN support helps college expand renewable energy

More than 54 kilowatts of solar panels and a fuel cell trainer installed at Lewis and Clark Community College. more »

Dec 19, 2014 12:13 PM News

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Roxana girls get by rival EA-WR

Highland ladies stay undefeated with win over CM. more »

Dec 19, 2014 10:45 AM Sports

Slovakian man indicted for business directory scam

Victims included Madison County consumers. more »

Dec 19, 2014 10:35 AM

LOCAL SPORTS SCHEDULE: Dec. 19-23

Roundup of local prep games. more »

Dec 19, 2014 12:00 AM Sports

Valets brighten day with ‘awesome’ service

Workers do their best to accommodate requests. more »

Dec 19, 2014 12:00 AM News

Alton Main Street seeks support

Civic improvement organization’s year-end appeal under way. more »

Dec 19, 2014 12:00 AM News

Women’s cancer support group focuses on new year

Caring Circle members to meet Dec. 20 in Alton. more »

Dec 18, 2014 4:20 PM News

Former Alton man gets 32 years in sexual assault case

Victim was 10 when crimes occurred, prosecutor says. more »

Dec 18, 2014 3:28 PM Crime

UPDATE: Police ID body found in basement

Cause of death still unknown for Alton resident, 66. more »

Dec 18, 2014 2:23 PM Crime

New lab equipment produces rapid results

Technology helping patients receive more timely treatment, Alton Memorial Hospital official says. more »

Dec 18, 2014 2:05 PM News

Two urologists added to AMH staff

Alton Memorial doctors employ specialized training. more »

Dec 18, 2014 1:50 PM News

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