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Contributions pour in during 12-Hour challenges at SWIC Granite City campus - STLtoday.com

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 23:16

Contributions pour in during 12-Hour challenges at SWIC Granite City campus
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In 12 hours, students at Southwestern Illinois College's Sam Wolf Granite City campus collected more than food, coats, pet food and "thinking of you" cards. The students were continuing a three-year-old tradition of the "12-Hour Challenge." About three ...

Column: Granite City neighborhood unites for prayer vigil against violence - STLtoday.com

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 23:04

Column: Granite City neighborhood unites for prayer vigil against violence
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One week after the tragic shooting death of Clayton Veninga, 13, in Granite City, his family, neighbors and ecumenical church community gathered for prayer reflection and an offering of support. The service began with a procession around the 2000 block ...

Granite City education news for the week of May 15 - STLtoday.com

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 23:03

Granite City education news for the week of May 15
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Granite City student wins business prize. Brett Becherer, of Granite City, won the Wray Business Administration Prize April 22 at Blackburn College. State education board seeks student advisors. The Illinois State Board of Education is taking ...

Granite City business news for the week of May 15 - STLtoday.com

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 23:03

Granite City business news for the week of May 15
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Tom Beckerle, store manager of Schnucks Markets Inc. in Granite City, has been named the 2013 fundraising campaign chair for the Tri-Cities Area Division of the United Way of Greater St. Louis. He is a long-time United Way supporter and volunteer.

Granite City man begins work as chief judge in Madison, Bond counties - STLtoday.com

Sun, 05/12/2013 - 23:19

Granite City man begins work as chief judge in Madison, Bond counties
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Judge David Hylla is about to spend a lot less time as a trial judge. As the newly elected chief judge of the Third Judicial Circuit in Madison and Bond counties, the 54-year-old Granite City resident will spend much of his time directing the other ...

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Granite City business news for the week of May 8 - STLtoday.com

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 23:15

Granite City business news for the week of May 8
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CONSTRUCTION. Tindall Construction Inc., of Pontoon Beach, is building a $5.5 million, three-story adult education addition for the First Baptist Church in O'Fallon. Completion is set for June 2014. HEALTHCARE. Barbara Hente, of Granite City, has won ...

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Granite City considers Saturday hours for animal control - STLtoday.com

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 23:15

Granite City considers Saturday hours for animal control
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Granite City officials are working on ways to open the city Animal Control Center on Saturday morning to make it more available for people who want to adopt animals there. At a meeting on May 7, members of the Granite City Council's Public Works ...

Senior Service Plus in Granite City collects $1500 - STLtoday.com

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 23:15

Senior Service Plus in Granite City collects $1500
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Senior Services Plus raises $1,500. Senior Services Plus raised $1,500 thanks to the community's participation in its corner collections May 4 during the Senior Independence Day annual event organized by the Area Agency on Aging of Southwestern Illinois.

Granite City births, marriages and military news for the week of May 15 - STLtoday.com

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 23:15

Granite City births, marriages and military news for the week of May 15
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BIRTHS. Children were born to the following parents at Memorial Hospital as of April 23: Alma and Oscar Roman of Granite City, a boy. MARRIAGES. Marriage licenses were issued to the following couples by the Madison County Clerk's Office as of April 16: ...

Boy, 14, Charged With Killing Granite City Man - CBS Local

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 15:51

KSDK

Boy, 14, Charged With Killing Granite City Man
CBS Local
GRANITE CITY, IL (KMOX) - A 14-year-old boy is accused of killing a Granite City man. Mylan Newbern is charged with first-degree murder, burglary, and attempted armed robbery. Madison County States Attorney Tom Gibbons says the event in question ...
14-year-old charged with murder of Granite City manSTLtoday.com
Teen Charged In Shooting Death Of Granite City Manfox2now.com
Youth, 14, charged with murder in Granite City killingAlton Telegraph
KSDK -Dubuque Telegraph Herald -Chicago Sun-Times
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Granite City bids farewell to Niedringhaus Elementary School - STLtoday.com

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 09:45

Granite City bids farewell to Niedringhaus Elementary School
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Patricia Maxey spent 32 years teaching physical education in the gym at Niedringhaus Elementary School. Last week, she was back in the gym, to say goodbye to the hardwood floors, the basketball hoops and the people who made the school a place to ...

Granite City community events for the week of May 8 - SuburbanJournals

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 23:04

Granite City community events for the week of May 8
SuburbanJournals
Wednesday. May 8. VIGIL: 7 p.m. St. Peter's United Church of Christ parking lot, the corner of 20th and Benton Streets, Granite City. Donations will go to the family of Clayton Veninga, who died last week. RACING: Wide-Open Wednesdays, Gateway ...
Granite City community news for the week of May 8STLtoday.com

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17-year-old charged in Granite City killing - Belleville News Democrat

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 06:54

17-year-old charged in Granite City killing
Belleville News Democrat
GRANITE CITY, Ill. — A teenager is jailed without bond after being accused in the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy in southwestern Illinois' Granite City. Prosecutors in Madison County charged 17-year-old LaRoyce McFadden with first-degree murder ...

Pension reform causes Granite City school administrator to retire - STLtoday.com

Sun, 05/05/2013 - 23:17

Pension reform causes Granite City school administrator to retire
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A Granite City School District administrator will retire a year earlier than he planned because of concerns about possible changes to the state's education pension system. The Granite City School Board April 30 approved the June 26 retirement of ...

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ILLINOIS -- Police: Suspect arrested in Granite City killing - Beloit Daily News

Fri, 05/03/2013 - 23:47

ILLINOIS -- Police: Suspect arrested in Granite City killing
Beloit Daily News
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Illinois' Granite City say they've arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy. Granite City Police Maj. Jeff Connor says he believes Clayton Veninga's death Wednesday night was ...

Granite City births for the week of May 1 - SuburbanJournals

Fri, 05/03/2013 - 23:08

Granite City births for the week of May 1
SuburbanJournals
John Thompson and Alexandria Gebben, of Granite City; Dustin Miller and Ashley Hughes, of Granite City; Scott Jansen and Lauren Hughes, of Granite City; Allan Moran, of Madison, and Jasmine Raimundi, of Granite City; Christopher Hartman and Rebecca ...

Granite City students win for garbage sculptures - SuburbanJournals

Fri, 05/03/2013 - 23:02

Granite City students win for garbage sculptures
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Lauryn Fenoglio, Maryville Elementary School, Granite City, second place individually for "The Tree of Love"; Hunter Olson, Frohardt Elementary School, Granite City, third place for "Spike"; Brianna Branding, Worthen Elementary School, Granite City ...

Teen Charged in Shooting Death of Granite City Boy - CBS Local

Fri, 05/03/2013 - 15:31

KSDK

Teen Charged in Shooting Death of Granite City Boy
CBS Local
GRANITE CITY, IL (KMOX) – Charges have been filed against a teenager in the shooting death of a Granite City boy, 13, who was sitting on his porch. LaRoyce McFadden, 17, was charged Friday with first-degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm ...
Clayton Veninga shot and killed in Granite CityKSDK
Suspect arrested in slaying of boy, 13, in Granite CitySTLtoday.com
Police identify 13-year-old boy shot, killed in Granite CityKMOV.com
Belleville News Democrat -WTHI -The Southern
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Granite City man gets 20 years in foiled murder plot - Alton Telegraph

Fri, 05/03/2013 - 14:02

Granite City man gets 20 years in foiled murder plot
Alton Telegraph
LOUIS (AP) - A former barge worker from Southern Illinois received the maximum sentence of 20 years for his role in a foiled plot to abduct, extort and electrocute a wealthy Granite City attorney. Brett Nash, 46, of Granite City, was sentenced Thursday ...
Granite City man sentenced in convoluted kidnapping plotBelleville News Democrat
Bizarre plot to kidnap and kill Granite City lawyer leads to 20 years in prisonSTLtoday.com
Man Sentenced in Abduction PlotAlton Daily News
WREX-TV
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Granite City Man Sentenced for Solicitation to Commit Crime of Violence - 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

Fri, 05/03/2013 - 11:04

Belleville News Democrat

Granite City Man Sentenced for Solicitation to Commit Crime of Violence
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
A Granite City, Illinois man was sentenced in federal court to serve 20 years in prison (the maximum statutory sentence) after pleading guilty to the crime of solicitation of a crime of violence on December 4, 2012, the United States Attorney for the ...
Granite City man sentenced in convoluted kidnapping plotBelleville News Democrat
Illinois Man Sentenced for Plot to Abduct Man, Use Fake Bomb, Electrocute Him ...Riverfront Times (blog)
Bizarre plot to kidnap and kill Granite City lawyer leads to 20 years in prisonSTLtoday.com
KSDK -Bloomington Pantagraph -ABA Journal
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