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Work to hold back flooding starts in Alton - Alton Telegraph

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 12:40

Work to hold back flooding starts in Alton
Alton Telegraph
Employees of the Alton Public Works Department were unloading barricades Friday morning as they started work to prepare for a predicted moderate to serious amount of flooding on East Broadway at State Street. Predictions are for floodwaters from the ...

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Missouri Families Evacuated as Homes Flood - Firehouse.com

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 08:25

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Missouri Families Evacuated as Homes Flood
Firehouse.com
Meanwhile, Granite City received 2.8 inches of rain Thursday, while Wood River received 2.55. Flood conditions Thursday afternoon led emergency workers to rescue six families from an East St. Louis neighborhood of 40 to 45 houses just off State Street ...
Downpours swamp homes in metro-east; families evacuatedBelleville News Democrat

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Refinery, consortium again negotiating - Alton Telegraph

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 08:17

Refinery, consortium again negotiating
Alton Telegraph
The taxing districts and bodies involved in the ongoing property tax assessment dispute with Wood River Refinery met this week in hopes of reaching a long-term solution. Members of the taxing body consortium and refinery officials met Wednesday in ...

Downpours swamp homes in metro-east; families evacuated - Belleville News Democrat

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 17:23

Belleville News Democrat

Downpours swamp homes in metro-east; families evacuated
Belleville News Democrat
Meanwhile, Granite City received 2.8 inches of rain Thursday, while Wood River received 2.55. Flood conditions Thursday afternoon led emergency workers to rescue six families from an East St. Louis neighborhood of 40 to 45 houses just off State Street ...

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Lightning strikes cause damage across metro-east - Belleville News Democrat

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 10:55

Lightning strikes cause damage across metro-east
Belleville News Democrat
"It appears that it struck the air conditioning units on the roof," Wood River Fire Department Chief Steve Alexander said. "It caused the building to be filled with a light haze and it was evacuated. But there was no fire. Fortunately, it didn't amount ...

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Bawls Continues Expansion - Convenience Store Decisions

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 10:24

Convenience Store Decisions

Bawls Continues Expansion
Convenience Store Decisions
Simultaneously, a relationship with Folsom Distributors out of Wood River, Ill. was renewed resulting in a BAWLS comeback across Missouri and southern Illinois. Since the start of 2013, the company has partnered with several new distributors, including ...

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Bawls Acquisition Reports Growth at the Close of the First Quarter - BevNET.com

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 08:12

Bawls Acquisition Reports Growth at the Close of the First Quarter
BevNET.com
In late 2012, Tennessee Crown of Chattanooga began distribution of BAWLS Guarana strengthening the presence of the brand in the state of Tennessee. Simultaneously, a relationship with Folsom Distributors out of Wood River, IL was renewed resulting in a ...

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ASO recognizes talented young musicians - Alton Telegraph

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 05:22

ASO recognizes talented young musicians
Alton Telegraph
The program is funded in part by the Arts and Education Council, and a portion of this season's programming is funded by grants from the Jacoby Arts Center in Alton and a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. If interested in the ...

WEALTHMAKERS.COM Issues Bullish Research Reports on TRP, URI, ZAGG - Power Engineering Magazine

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:49

WEALTHMAKERS.COM Issues Bullish Research Reports on TRP, URI, ZAGG
Power Engineering Magazine
The Oil Pipelines segment owns and operates Keystone crude oil pipeline system comprising 3,467 kilometers transporting crude oil from Hardisty, Alberta to Wood River and Patoka in Illinois; and to Cushing in Oklahoma. The Energy segment engages in the ...

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Madison County Health Department seeks volunteers - STLtoday.com

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 09:54

Madison County Health Department seeks volunteers
STLtoday.com
The department will hold an orientation session April 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the health department's office at 101 E. Edwardsville Road, Wood River. Advanced ... To register, contact Cathy Paone at 618-296-6096 or by e-mail at cmpaone@co.madison.il.us.

Council ousts two from library board - Alton Telegraph

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 08:21

Council ousts two from library board
Alton Telegraph
The council voted 4-1 to remove two members of the Wood River Public Library Board and appoint five new ones to replace the two removed and three others whose terms were about to expire. One of the board members removed, Mary Smith, addressed the ...

Research and Markets: Analysis of Cenovus Energy 2013 - Business Wire (press release)

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 01:18

Research and Markets: Analysis of Cenovus Energy 2013
Business Wire (press release)
Through a joint venture with ConocoPhillips, Cenovus Energy has a 50% ownership interest in two refineries: Wood River Refinery in Illinois and Borger Refinery in Texas. According to the joint venture agreement, ConocoPhillips received a 50% interest ...

Williams leaves EA-WR for job at John Burroughs - Alton Telegraph

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 19:41

Williams leaves EA-WR for job at John Burroughs
Alton Telegraph
Williams, the head football coach at East Alton-Wood River High the past two years, is awaiting a new challenge. He's an assistant ... "I couldn't pass it up. It's a great opportunity for me," said Williams, 29 and a graduate of EA-WR and the ...

Research and Markets: Analysis of Cenovus Energy 2013 - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 09:58

Research and Markets: Analysis of Cenovus Energy 2013
Wall Street Journal
Through a joint venture with ConocoPhillips, Cenovus Energy has a 50% ownership interest in two refineries: Wood River Refinery in Illinois and Borger Refinery in Texas. According to the joint venture agreement, ConocoPhillips received a 50% interest ...

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State's unemployment rate subject of hearing - Alton Telegraph

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 08:12

State's unemployment rate subject of hearing
Alton Telegraph
Bill Haine, D-Alton, right, asks questions during testimony Monday at an Illinois Senate subcommittee hearing on economic development and unemployment held at the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center in East Alton. Posted: Tuesday ...

SIUE coaches stress attitude, effort in basketball and life - Alton Telegraph

Mon, 04/15/2013 - 20:20

SIUE coaches stress attitude, effort in basketball and life
Alton Telegraph
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville basketball coaches Lennox Forrester and Paula Buscher brought the same playbook to Godfrey on Sunday night. They talked about the game of life as much as basketball itself during the 68th annual Alton Exchange ...

Last week's best pitching performances - STLtoday.com

Sun, 04/14/2013 - 23:50

Last week's best pitching performances
STLtoday.com
Zach Grob, Lebanon, Illinois (vs Dupo, 4/9), 7.0, 14, 0, 1, 1, 1, 3, 2. Keegan Anderson, Nashville (vs Sparta, 4/12), 7.0, 9, 0, 1 ... Nick Parrino, Piasa Southwestern (vs Wood River, 4/11), 7.0, 12, 0, 1, 1, 1, 0, 8. Devin Williams, Hazelwood West (vs ...

Reine, Trost get main awards at Exchange Club banquet - Alton Telegraph

Sun, 04/14/2013 - 20:47

Reine, Trost get main awards at Exchange Club banquet
Alton Telegraph
... Civic Memorial embraced the main awards Sunday at the 68th annual Alton Exchange Club Prep Basketball Players of the Year banquet. Reine, a 6-foot-9 senior center headed to Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, repeated as the boys top player.

A magical day for amazing girls: Pageant gives girls a chance to shine - Belleville News Democrat

Sun, 04/14/2013 - 02:19

Belleville News Democrat

A magical day for amazing girls: Pageant gives girls a chance to shine
Belleville News Democrat
This is the pre-cursor for the Illinois Miss Amazing Pageant (for girls and women ranging in age from 5 to 35 with disabilities). In this photo ... It was a morale booster for Abagail Wiegand, 15, a student at East Alton-Wood River High School. She ...

Prep Spotlight: Jacksonville splits with Belleville East - The State Journal-Register

Sat, 04/13/2013 - 23:13

Prep Spotlight: Jacksonville splits with Belleville East
The State Journal-Register
WOOD RIVER — White Hall North Greene scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning and defeated East Alton Wood River 9-8 to earn a doubleheader split. Kolten Heberling tied the game with a two-out, two-run single in the seventh. James Holliman ...