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Author will speak Tuesday at Kiwanis prayer breakfast. more

May 11, 2014 5:00 AM News

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County and statewide officials started April with an event highlighting children abuse prevention. more

Apr 11, 2014 10:00 AM News

The village passed the 2014 motor fuel tax maintenance program, an annual requirement. more

Apr 5, 2014 1:00 PM News

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Roxana school incident triggers massive law enforcement response. more

Apr 1, 2014 6:49 PM News

Man and woman charged with two felonies after one of the suspects allegedly fired a gun toward an occupied vehicle on March 23. more

Mar 31, 2014 12:30 PM Crime


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Alton exterminator calls on canine companion to take control of infestations. more

Mar 30, 2014 12:00 PM Arts & Entertainment

Proposed changes would not improve security, Madison County Board chairman says. more

Mar 30, 2014 11:00 AM News


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Apartment building at 417-423 Ohio St. will become a victim of East Alton’s $15.8 million venture aimed at cleaning up the “defense area.” more

Mar 29, 2014 10:00 AM News

Motorist cited for illegal lane usage and failure to report damage to city property, police say. more

Mar 28, 2014 4:16 PM News

Firefighter suffers minor neck injury; hose spews 1,000 gallons of water into ditch. more

Mar 26, 2014 5:32 PM News

Someone stole $6,000 in merchandise from display cases, police say. more

Mar 26, 2014 10:12 AM Crime

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A brush fire that started off Highway 111 Monday afternoon left no injured. more

Mar 24, 2014 5:17 PM News

The Park and Recreation Grant Commission awarded $1,090,436 in Park Enhancement Program (PEP) grants to 29 municipalities and park districts. more

Mar 24, 2014 4:17 PM News

Victim was involved in a bar fight Sunday and stabbed in the back during the altercation, police say. more

Mar 24, 2014 12:12 PM Crime

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Tess Boyer is a contestant on NBC’s "The Voice," a television reality show dedicated to finding America’s best singing voice. more

Mar 24, 2014 8:00 AM Arts & Entertainment

Madison County will put jail renovations on back burner after voters reject bond issue. more

Mar 23, 2014 12:00 PM , News

A crowd of 30 people filled the East Alton Village Board meeting room recently to hear the board’s action on rezoning a family’s single residence to an agricultural designation. more

Mar 23, 2014 11:00 AM News

Employees will be required to round up to the nearest half-hour when working overtime. more

Mar 23, 2014 10:00 AM News

The TIF district was involved in an excess of $35 million worth of city projects, retiring Finance Director Nancy Schneider said. more

Mar 22, 2014 12:00 PM News

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Alton native John Hoefert, 24, grew up in Godfrey and graduated from Marquette Catholic High School in Alton. more

Mar 22, 2014 9:00 AM News

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