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Are you in the mood for wine? - Belleville News Democrat

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 02:05

Are you in the mood for wine?
Belleville News Democrat
The sandwich shop chain recently closed its restaurant at 6208 N. Illinois St. in Fairview Heights, but still has metro-east locations in Belleville, Glen Carbon, Edwardsville, Granite City, Wood River, Highland and Columbia. SwaggHER Fitness Studio in ...

4-year-old Shoshone Girl Dies after Being Pulled from River - Twin Falls Times-News

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 02:02

4-year-old Shoshone Girl Dies after Being Pulled from River
Twin Falls Times-News
TWIN FALLS • A 4-year-old girl who was pulled from the Little Wood River Sunday afternoon was pronounced dead by the Twin Falls County coroner last night. A family recreating near Richfield called 911 around 2:30 p.m. Sunday to report their daughter ...

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Collinsville police arrest four on theft charges - STLtoday.com

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 23:08

Collinsville police arrest four on theft charges
STLtoday.com
On June 27, a 36-year-old resident of the fifth block of Carrollwood, Wood River, was arrested at St. Louis and Main on a charge of driving under the influence. ASSAULT: On June 29, a 27-year-old resident of the 1200 block of Constance, Collinsville ...

Wood River Student Organizes Local Color Run for Senior Project - Twin Falls Times-News

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 22:53

Wood River Student Organizes Local Color Run for Senior Project
Twin Falls Times-News
The event was organized by Wood River High School student Janel Passey as part of her senior project. When all was said and done, the project had raised $3,000 for Girls on the Run, a program that teaches girls self-esteem through such activities as ...

Girl Dies From Drowning Near Richfield - KMVT

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 22:02

KMVT

Girl Dies From Drowning Near Richfield
KMVT
It all happened when a family enjoying the afternoon near the Richfield Canal, a branch of the Little Wood River – couldn't find their little girl. They called 911. Lincoln County sheriff's deputies, the local Quick Response Unit, and the Richfield ...

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4-Year-Old Pulled from Little Wood River, Airlifted to St. Luke's Magic Valley - Twin Falls Times-News

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 17:32

4-Year-Old Pulled from Little Wood River, Airlifted to St. Luke's Magic Valley
Twin Falls Times-News
Emergency responders searched the Little Wood River and pulled the child out of the water less than a mile south of Richfield. The victim was airlifted to St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center. The 4-year-old's condition is unknown. CPR was in ...

Irrigation water cut off for some Idaho farmers - KHQ Right Now

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 10:24

Irrigation water cut off for some Idaho farmers
KHQ Right Now
Water from the Big Wood River is now being diverted upstream to water users in the Bellevue Triangle. Carl Pendleton of the canal company says crop losses will likely be in the millions of dollars. He says farmers were anticipating a short water year ...

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Jeanne Ruth Baer - phillyBurbs.com

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 02:39

Jeanne Ruth Baer
phillyBurbs.com
Jeanne Ruth (Krapf) Baer, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Wood River Village in Bensalem, surrounded by her loving family. She was 87. Born in Hazelton, Pa., she lived in Altoona, Pa., and Binghamton, N.Y., before moving to Albany, N.Y., ...

READER COMMENT: Government Spending Cuts Should Start With Salaries - Twin Falls Times-News

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 01:06

READER COMMENT: Government Spending Cuts Should Start With Salaries
Twin Falls Times-News
While I am on my bandwagon, another thing: Gas prices in the Wood River Valley. The company says it's because we are a resort area. Why does being a resort area give them the right to gouge people? Especially when the majority of their customers are ...

READER COMMENT: Government Spending Cuts Should Start With Salaries - Twin Falls Times-News

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 01:06

READER COMMENT: Government Spending Cuts Should Start With Salaries
Twin Falls Times-News
While I am on my bandwagon, another thing: Gas prices in the Wood River Valley. The company says it's because we are a resort area. Why does being a resort area give them the right to gouge people? Especially when the majority of their customers are ...

water dries up [ JUMP ] Oregon national park pursues conservation amid shut - offs - Record-Searchlight

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 23:32

water dries up [ JUMP ] Oregon national park pursues conservation amid shut - offs
Record-Searchlight
Watermaster Scott White said shut-offs could reach the Wood River later this week. The park's water is drawn from Annie Creek, a tributary of the Wood River. Dating to May 1902, the park's water right is 28th in priority, Ackerman said. Ackerman said ...

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Dorothy V. Ward 1925-2013 - Trib- Today

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 22:21

Dorothy V. Ward 1925-2013
Trib- Today
She was born May 3, 1925, in Wood River, Ill., where she graduated from Wood River High School as valedictorian in 1943 and worked during World War II for Owens Illinois Glass Co. in Alton, Ill. After the war, she attended the University of Illinois ...

Guest view: Recognize what metro-east levees protect - Belleville News Democrat

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 18:51

Guest view: Recognize what metro-east levees protect
Belleville News Democrat
It connects businesses and consumers from north of Alton to south of Waterloo, providing access through the industrial heart of the region, including Wood River, Granite City, East St. Louis, Sauget and Dupo. The findings revealed that the direct ...

Friday's Harvest in Bristol Bay... A Disappointing 136-Thousand Sockeye - KDLG

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 15:22

Friday's Harvest in Bristol Bay... A Disappointing 136-Thousand Sockeye
KDLG
Wood River escapement was counted at 39.7-thousand sockeye to push the total to just over 1-million fish. Another 4.1-thousand sockeye were counted Friday to the Togiak River and the season total is now over 14.8-thousand. Now looking at the gear splits.

Sockeye Escapement Counts in the Nushagak District Continue to Climb - KDLG

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 14:29

Sockeye Escapement Counts in the Nushagak District Continue to Climb
KDLG
Another 39.7-thousand sockeye were counted in the Wood River on Friday and the count through 6-am this morning was 3,780. That pushes total escapement to the Wood River to over 1-million fish. The escapement goal is between 700-thousand to ...

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Mountain Express: Optimism Takes Off For Safety Changes to Hailey Airport - Boise Weekly

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 11:03

Mountain Express: Optimism Takes Off For Safety Changes to Hailey Airport
Boise Weekly
After spending years debating the fate of Hailey's Friedman Memorial Airport, there is renewed optimism in the Wood River Valley that the current airport will be allowed to continue its operations at its existing site, until a new airport can be built ...

Beauty meets history at confluence of three great rivers - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 09:37

Beauty meets history at confluence of three great rivers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
To the south, the Confluence Bike Trail parallels the road from Alton to Hartford. And you'll have plenty of places to stop along the way, for the road rolls through the cities and villages of Grafton, Chautauqua, Elsah, Alton, East Alton, Wood River ...

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Route 3 Corridor study shows need for levee protection - Alton Telegraph

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 07:31

Route 3 Corridor study shows need for levee protection
Alton Telegraph
Some may have been confused by recent reports about levee breaches in West Alton, Mo., or Grafton, thinking it was part of the levee system protecting the communities from Alton to Columbia in Southwestern Illinois. While these communities ...

Weather: Not as Hot this Weekend - Twin Falls Times-News

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 01:01

Weather: Not as Hot this Weekend
Twin Falls Times-News
The forecast for today will feature sunshine and clouds, an afternoon high temperature in the low 90s, with a chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms. Most of the activity will remain in the higher elevations of the South Hills and the Wood River ...

4 great hikes to Idaho's mountaintop lookouts - Daily Herald

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 00:33

4 great hikes to Idaho's mountaintop lookouts
Daily Herald
Follow the Bald Mountain Trail as it starts off above the Big Wood River. You'll hike through a bevy of wildflowers, including purple gentian, penstemon and larkspur. After a couple of switchbacks, you'll come to a fork just as you leave the shelter of ...