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Winning Lucky Day ticket of $250,000 sold in Edwardsville

A ticket sold Friday at MotoMart in Edwardsvhille is worth $250,000 from the Illinois Lottery. More than 8,900 tickets won from $1 to $200 at Friday's midday drawing, but one ticket that matched all five numbers was purchased at the MotoMart at 1905 N. Main St., according to the Illinois Lottery.

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 21:23:00

Local high school students score higher on ACT as fewer took the exam

In the metro-east, ACT scores were up for the graduating class of 2017 over the previous year's graduates. That boost comes as the number of students taking the exam is on the decline. The 2017 graduates could have taken the ACT as sophomores, juniors or seniors, but in any case, individual families

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 21:15:00

Here's where you can find the state's most affordable nursing degree

The online publication College Choice has named Southern Illinois University Edwardsville the most affordable nursing degree in Illinois. SIUE's average annual tuition for a nursing program student is $9,442. Chicago State University is next at about $550 more a year. Governor's State University, E

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 19:23:00

Plum Street property acquisition closer to reality

The Plum Street property is moving forward for potential development. As discussed at Thursday's Administrative and Community Services Committee meeting, if approved by City Council, the city of Edwardsville will enter into an agreement with Madison County, which will give it the ability to purchas

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-19 16:26:36

Patton goes into detail on decision

Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton is ready to compete locally for a seat in the state Senate. On Wednesday, Patton announced that he will be seeking the Republican nomination for the 56th District seat in the Illinois Senate following state Senator Bill Haine's decision to not seek re-election. Haine wi

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-19 16:26:27

Applications sought for MEPRD seat

Applications are being accepted for a vacancy on the Metro East Park and Recreation District board. The district has been around for 17 years and has as its goal the improvement of parks and the development of trails in Madison and St. Clair counties. A vacancy opened after board member Gene R. Pete

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-19 16:24:26

Can anyone lay claim to wild animals?

Question: I am a big nature lover. There is a piece of property that I want to buy, and it is fairly wild, which is just the way I want to keep it. I recently learned that the prior owner had problems with hunters coming onto the property to hunt the wild game that is there, and that no trespassing

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-19 16:24:24

Two racially motivated incidents on SIUE campus

EDWARDSVILLE, Il. _Administrators with Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville are letting students know racism will not be tolerated after two incidents on campus have police investigating. A student claims someone left a note at his apartment door using racial slurs. Someone also painted a co

FOX2NOW.COM - 2017-09-19 14:24:18

SIUE police investigate incidents involving racial slur, Confederate flag

ST. LOUIS Police at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville are investigating two incidents on campus last week, one that involved a racist note left on a student's on-campus apartment door. Sophomore Lamone Stansbury saw the note on his way back from dinner with friends on campus Sept. 13. It rea

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 23:15:00

Child safety seat checks scheduled

A new study released by State Farm Insurance Company reveals that a majority of parents are not practicing proper car seat safety. The study, conducted in August, found that less than half of parents (44 percent) surveyed kept their child rear facing until 2 years of age or longer. Chris Mullen, dir

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2017-09-19 16:29:04

I-55/70 to be shut down again near I-255 next weekend

COLLINSVILLE Westbound lanes of Interstate 55/70 under Interstate 255 near Collinsville will again be shut down for bridge painting this weekend, beginning at 9 p.m. Friday. Lora Rensing, an official with the Illinois Department of Transportation, said the work wasn't finished during a shutdown las

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 16:42:00

Wood River man drowns after falling from dock at Alton Marina

A Wood River man drowned after he fell from a dock at the Alton Marina, the Madison County Coroner said Monday. Michael J. Karlas, 43, was underwater 8-10 minutes after his fall into the Mississippi River on Saturday evening, Coroner Stephen Nonn said. Karlas was pulled from the water by rescuers an

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 21:54:00

What protest organizers are asking for

What protest organizers are asking forWhat protest organizers are asking for Updated: Monday, September 18 2017 7:10 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:10:39 GMT Leaders of protests that have taken place after the verdict tell News 4 they have specific demands they want to be metMore > Leaders of protests that hav

KMOV - 2017-09-19 01:55:00

James Dean Perkins (1965-2017)

James Dean Perkins, age 51, of Shiloh, died Thursday September 14, 2017 at Memorial Hospital East, Shiloh. He was born in Washington, Indiana, the son of the late John and Mary (Osborn) Perkins. He is survived by his loving wife: Teresa K. (Dell) Perkins; his children: Joshua Dean Perkins, Jace Dani

OFALLONWEEKLY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:18:54

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ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Build-A-Bear closes at the zoo; metro-east day care goes out of business

Their logos might melt the soft part of your heart, but two companies with teddy bear mascots had hard announcements for their customers last week. Let's start with the most popular bear company, Build-A-Bear Workshop. The St. Louis-based company has permanently closed its location at the Saint Loui

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-17 14:00:00

Where are the best cities to buy or sell homes?

The personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017's Best Real-Estate Markets. To determine the most attractive real-estate markets in the U.S., WalletHub's analysts compared 300 cities across 21 key metrics. The data set ranges from median home-price appreciation to home

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-09-18 11:00:00

Despite church merger, pantry service continues in Alton

The historic church in Alton known as College Avenue Presbyterian Church for more than 175 years merged with United Presbyterian Church in Wood River a year ago, having vacated its walls at 1702 Clawson St. in 2015. The church, once ministered by abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy, announced it was sell

ADVANTAGENEWS.COM - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

WB lanes of I-55/70 to close in Madison Co. Friday

MADISON COUNTY, ILL. - There will be a full closure of the westbound lanes of Interstate 55/70 under Interstate 255 near Collinsville beginning Friday night, weather permitting. The westbound lanes will close at 9 p.m. in order to paint two bridges. The interstate is expected to reopen by 5 a.m. Mon

KSDK - 2017-09-18 20:49:44

Special prosecutor in charge of Belleville murder investigation handled Lakin and other politically-sensitive cases

SPRINGFIELD - Special prosecutor Charles Colburn of the Illinois State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor office is the new leader of an investigation into the murder of Carl Silas in Belleville last December. Colburn stepped into Silas's murder on Sept. 15, appearing before St. Clair County Circuit

MADISON COUNTY RECORD - 2017-09-18 20:00:28