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City announces results of fishing derby

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 17:00
The City of Edwardsville Parks & Recreation Department hosted a fishing derby at Leclaire Lake Park this past Saturday. There were approximately 45 kids participating.  

Attack on cop leads to charges

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 11:00
An Edwardsville man is facing felony charges for allegedly attacking a Granite City Police Officer.

Summer art classes continuing at SIUE

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 09:00
Summer break may be nearly half over, but there’s still time to enroll first through 12th grade students in the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Summer Arts Program.  A variety of art and des

City council gives approval to change orders

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 09:00
The Edwardsville City Council approved four change orders for public service projects Tuesday night.

Officials hear more troubles

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 07:09
Rain has been on everyone’s minds lately because it’s been all over everything else.

Archeology Day takes shape in Kampsville

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 17:00
The Center for American Archeology in Kampsville is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2013, and is inviting the public to come explore the fascinating cultural and environmental heritage of the lowe

Professor: Bank rules still not tough enough

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 17:00
Understanding how wealth is distributed within and between states and nations can tell more about our societies and cultures than one might think, as well as providing guidance to fix serious economic

Haine speaks out against Quinn's veto

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 14:00
Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of the legislature’s newly-enacted concealed carry law got a thumbs-down from state Sen. Bill Haine and other lawmakers.

EBTC announces Green Thumb winners

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 11:00
The city of Edwardsville Beautification and Tree Commission announces the 2013 Green Thumb Award recipients.  Each year residents of Edwardsville who keep the city beautiful with their landscaping and

Student housing developers look to city

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 11:00
Edwardsville may be welcoming a third student-only housing development after the Land Use Committee made a recommendation for approval of a proposed planned unit development.

Local artist putting her best feet forward

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 11:00
Human feet.  Not something that one might think of as a great subject for a piece of artwork, but Edwardsville resident and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville  student Gwendolyn Porter thought

Youngsters learn to catch "the big one"

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 14:00
Young anglers arrived at Lakeside Marina on Saturday morning ready to cast their lines into Holiday Lake and try to reel in “the big one” at the annual Kids Fishing Day held June 22.

Librarian files suit against contractors

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 14:00
An Alton librarian has filed a lawsuit against a towing company that she claims failed to warn her about dangerous conditions at a temporary trailer where she was working.

Troy family rebounding from house fire

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:00
Considering that their home was destroyed four months ago in a fire, Anne Herrin, her daughter Courtney Herrin, and Courtney’s boyfriend, Paul Koopman, are doing OK.

EAC gets a hand with bench project

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 11:00
Soon visitors to the Edwardsville Arts Center  will be able to sit outside on new benches and enjoy the sculpture garden thanks to collaboration between the EAC and the non-profit organization St. Lou

Ski show is going "Back to the Future"

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 17:00
On Thursday, Holiday Shores will transform into that little slice of small town Americana that many move to the area seeking.  The community north of Edwardsville will celebrate  revered activities –

Fundraiser files suit in wake of campaign

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 14:00
A political fundraising consultant for Jason Plummer’s 2012 congressional campaign claims that Plummer failed to pay her everything she was owed for her fundraising services during the campaign.   

Wildey joins children's film festival

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 14:00
As a parent, choosing which films to take your children to see can be confusing. Will it be too scary for them? Too violent? Maybe the story is just a little too difficult for a child to fully appreci

Leclaire survey gets under way

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 11:00
In 1890, N.O. Nelson began construction on Leclaire with the goal of ensuring an enjoyable work and home life for the workers in his factory. Now 123 years later, a survey is being completed on the hi

Village board honors Glen Carbon veteran

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 17:00
The Glen Carbon Village Board took time out its meeting Tuesday to salute – literally – one of its residents.