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Madison County mosquitoes positive for West Nile virus - Alton Telegraph

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 08:03

Madison County mosquitoes positive for West Nile virus
Alton Telegraph
WOOD RIVER —A mosquito batch collected in Mitchell has been confirmed as the first mosquito pool to test positive for West Nile virus in Madison County this season. Officials with the Madison County Health Department said the mosquito pool was ...

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Police Reports for June 29, 2013 - Alton Daily News

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 07:37

Alton Daily News

Police Reports for June 29, 2013
Alton Daily News
Checking overnight police activity, Alton Police were holding 49-year-old Benjamin F. Seward of the 2,000 block of Main Street and 30-year-old Lynn L. Bushnell of the first block of E. Water Street in Grafton on warrants; 43-year-old Stephen A. Gaston ...

Idaho Fish & Game salvage order lifts all fishing limits on a stretch of Big ... - The Spokesman Review

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 15:53

Idaho Fish & Game salvage order lifts all fishing limits on a stretch of Big ...
The Spokesman Review
This time, it's for the Big Wood River below the Richfield Canal headgate, and the Richfield Canal itself. Starting July 1 – Monday – anyone with a valid Idaho fishing license will be allowed to catch as many fish as they want there. Idaho Fish & Game ...
Get Those Fish: Salvage Order for Big Wood, Richfield CanalTwin Falls Times-News

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Wood River nursing home sued on wrongful death claim - Madison County Record

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 11:56

Wood River nursing home sued on wrongful death claim
Madison County Record
A Wood River nursing home is blamed for the death of a resident who was there for care following a surgery. Brenda Schneedle, as special administrator of the estate of Nellie Petrokovich, filed a lawsuit May 30 in Madison County Circuit Court against ...

Firm sues over Wood River Walmart deal - Alton Telegraph

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 09:07

Firm sues over Wood River Walmart deal
Alton Telegraph
The firm Koch Wood River LLC has filed the lawsuit, claiming it entered an agreement with the city of Wood River to purchase land and make improvements for the project, and that the city was to reimburse the firm its costs.The suit was filed under the ...

Recent rain not enough - Herald and News

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 01:17

Recent rain not enough
Herald and News
Having nearly completed water irrigation shutoffs on the Sprague River, the watermaster and his team have moved to the Williamson this week. In the next couple of weeks, shutoffs also are expected on the Wood River — the third of the big three in the ...

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Let the good times roll... in the mountains - The Idaho Statesman

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 00:03

The Idaho Statesman

Let the good times roll... in the mountains
The Idaho Statesman
And for 35 years, we've told you to make sure you take a swim in the Big Wood River while you're there. (OK, maybe 34.) The 36th annual event is more of the same: Cool tunes and an easygoing atmosphere. It's not just a folk festival, though. Check the ...

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Underground power line could cost $14.2 million - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 22:29

Underground power line could cost $14.2 million
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Idaho Power is planning to establish a second electricity transmission line from Hailey to Ketchum to create redundancy in the system and reduce the likelihood of blackouts in the northern Wood River Valley. Currently, only one transmission line ...

Colors to splash Hailey holiday runners - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 22:29

Colors to splash Hailey holiday runners
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Passey, 17, a member of Wood River's cross country and track and field teams, is currently organizing her senior project as a fun run designed to be a “celebration of colors” over the Fourth of July holiday in Hailey, she said. Called “Paint the Town ...

Rigby title to local softball girls - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 22:29

Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Rigby title to local softball girls
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Munching on their medals are Wood River's championship players from the Rigby tournament June 22. Front row, from left, Kori Paradis, Brittney Bradley, Lacy Harrington, Valeria Morse, Ashley Hicks and Ciceley Peavey. Back row, from left, coach Raeghen ...

Ride a bike for NAMI's cause on July 7 - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 22:29

Ride a bike for NAMI's cause on July 7
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Carla Young, executive administrator for NAMI Wood River Valley Inc., has experience running past benefit events for NAMI and hopes the Sun Valley bike ride will become as successful in raising awareness for mental illness and in collecting funds for ...

Rock Springs display features Illinois Corps of Discovery - Herald & Review

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 17:22

Rock Springs display features Illinois Corps of Discovery
Herald & Review
Nestled on the border between Southwestern Illinois and Missouri, very near the modern-day city of Wood River, they waited out the winter and trained in the naturalist techniques they would use to chart, observe and catalog the new territory they would ...

Madison County Mosquitoes Positive For West Nile Virus - fox2now.com

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 15:19

Madison County Mosquitoes Positive For West Nile Virus
fox2now.com
WOOD RIVER, IL (KTVI) – Mosquitoes collected in Mitchell, Illinois have tested positive for the West Nile Virus. This is the first to group to test positive for WNV in Madison County this season. Positive mosquito batches have also been found in Cook ...

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UPDATE 1-Enbridge says Ozark crude pipeline restarted Thursday - Reuters

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 12:47

UPDATE 1-Enbridge says Ozark crude pipeline restarted Thursday
Reuters
... because stirred-up silt at the bottom of Lake Oologah made it difficult for divers to quickly inspect the line. The original outage was slated to last 10 days. The pipeline runs from the U.S. crude futures hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, to Wood River ...

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The Wood River Will Hit the Lower End of the Escapement Goal on Thursday - KDLG

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 11:17

Alaska Dispatch

The Wood River Will Hit the Lower End of the Escapement Goal on Thursday
KDLG
The latest escapement data shows that the Wood River will likely hit the lower end of the escapement goal some-time on Thursday. Another 35.2-thousand sockeye were counted on Wednesday to push the total to 692.1-thousand fish. Another 5.8-thousand ...
Bristol Bay's sockeye season starts off strongAlaska Dispatch

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SOFTBALL: Alton Marquette quartet highlights Illinois coaches' all-state teams - STLtoday.com

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 01:03

SOFTBALL: Alton Marquette quartet highlights Illinois coaches' all-state teams
STLtoday.com
The Alton Marquette softball team fell just short of its ultimate goal -- an Illinois Class 3A state title -- but the accolades continue to roll in for standout pitcher Alexis Silkwood and a few other Explorers, along with several other players from ...

C of I Student Prepares for Environmental Leadership - Twin Falls Times-News

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 23:26

C of I Student Prepares for Environmental Leadership
Twin Falls Times-News
Greenwood is still developing the details of her independent research project but expects it will involve investigating either historical mining sites in the Ketchum area and their impact on Idahoans or how less water in the Big Wood River Valley could ...

Black Widows Win USSSA State Tourney - thejournal-news.net

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 23:13

Black Widows Win USSSA State Tourney
thejournal-news.net
Players: Tomi Dublo (Alton), Lexi Law (Litchfield), Katelyn Presley (Alton), Abby Frerichs (Litchfield), Katelyn Turbyfill (Civic Memorial), Brianna Durant (O'Fallon), Allison Loehr (Edwardsville), Lydia Braun (Triad), Heather Martin (East Alton-Wood ...

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5-Million Sockeye Harvested in Bristol Bay - KDLG

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 16:54

5-Million Sockeye Harvested in Bristol Bay
KDLG
Naknek River escapement was counted at 10.4-thousand fish to push the season total to 157-thousand. In the Nushagak District sockeye escapement continues to be strong. 57.2-thousand sockeye were counted as escapement to the Wood River on Tuesday ...

Restaurants to raise money Thursday for stricken man - Alton Telegraph

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 08:08

Restaurants to raise money Thursday for stricken man
Alton Telegraph
Morales' three restaurants at 1011 Century Drive in Edwardsville, 917 State St. in Jerseyville and 1822 Vaughn Road in Wood River will donate 10 percent of all sales from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. this Thursday to Sanchez's family. “Jimmy is a real good ...