The office of Macoupin County State’s Attorney Jordan Garrison on Monday charged Dalton Obermark, 20, of Carlinville,with two counts of first-degree murder, one count of unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle and 1 count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.
The National Great Rivers Research and Education is accepting applications for a summer program aimed at giving undergraduates the opportunity to conduct real-life field research in area wetlands.
For several years, Godfrey Trustee and mayoral candidate Mark Stewart has been a constant fighter for funding and continuation of village of Godfrey stormwater projects. He has been out in the neighborhoods, has seen the issues firsthand and has talked to the residents.
Second Ward resident Leah Becoat caught up with Steve Potter recently to learn more about his campaign and his reasons for running for office. Becoat is an entrepreneur and small business owner, creator of 3 Purple Coats Productions, community activist and leader. She was awarded Altonian of…
Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity have announced $11 million in Rebuild Illinois Shovel Ready Site grants awarded to 11 development projects, including an expansion of Riverbend Family Ministries.
Lewis and Clark Community College requires all those visiting campus to complete a daily COVID-19 Self Certification Form. To complete the form and for current information regarding campus operations during the pandemic, visit lc.edu/coronavirus.com.
With the Paycheck Protection Program now more accessible to smaller businesses, state Sen. Rachelle Crowe wants to make sure local entrepreneurs are aware of recent changes to the federal program.
As in many trade industries, there’s a job gap between the number of welders looking to retire and the number of qualified applicants entering the workforce. Women, like Lewis and Clark Community College’s Charlie Vonder Haar, have found great success in an industry traditionally dominated by men.
The William M. BeDell Achievement and Resource Center celebrated the retirement of Cynthia Lefferson Feb. 26. Lefferson began working for the agency in 1976 as a teacher in the School Program, which serves children ages 3- 21 with developmental disabilities throughout Madison County. In 1982…
One year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, people have stepped up to address the emotional needs of families reeling from the coronavirus and 2020’s record-breaking disasters.
Beth Rull saw some positives in COVID-19, which is quite remarkable considering that the past year has been the most challenging health year of her life — and very little of it had to do with the pandemic.
The Metro East Park and Recreation District celebrates its 20th anniversary, marking an important milestone for the agency and its mission to develop a first-class, regional system of parks and interconnected trails.
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has selected Riverbend Family Ministries in Wood River to receive a grant of nearly $500,000 to expand services in the Metro East, state Sen. Rachelle Crowe (D-Glen Carbon) announced.
For the first time in Illinois history, the House of Representatives will begin virtual committee hearings on March 1. State Rep. Amy Elik (R-Fosterburg) to serve on six key committees in the legislature, with all six committees scheduled to convene next week.
The Alton Area Optimist Club has named Tristin Stafford of Alton Middle School and Emma Tarrant of East Elementary School as Students of the Month for February.
State Rep. Katie Stuart (D-Edwardsville) will lead an effort for stronger ethical reforms in state government and prioritize health care, access to education, safer communities and resources for first responders as a member of several key House committees.