Rob Moginot

The Alton National Cemetery is the most recent Madison County site to join the National Register of Historic Places. more

Jul 26, 2014 12:00 AM Features

When a community realizes that a part of itself is only vital because of its past, it will do whatever it takes to preserve that. more

Jul 4, 2014 12:00 AM Features

In December 1907, former teacher and local politician and businessman Amos Benbow incorporated a tract of land he owned near present-day Wood River that became known as Benbow City. more

May 9, 2014 1:10 PM Features

Often quoted in political circles and popular culture, Lincoln, slight yet tall, aptly embodies the Richelieuian phrase, “the pen is mightier than the sword.” more

Apr 17, 2014 1:04 PM Features

Lucy Haskell's Playhouse highlights pieces of the past, from the well-known names involved in the building to the telling, medical tragedy of her youthful demise. more

Mar 27, 2014 11:33 AM Features

Statue originally was erected by the East End Improvement Association and dedicated on Memorial Day, 1922, at the intersection of Fifth and Henry streets. more

Mar 1, 2014 8:00 AM Features

City was on short list for Air Force training facility more

Feb 15, 2014 11:00 AM Features

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