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After a break in 2020 during COVID-19 restrictions, the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering resumed its annual Engineering Summer Camp this June. The popular camp is known for its engaging, challenging and thought-provoking activities that draw student participant…

St. Andrew’s Book Fair will hold the Summer Outdoor Clearance Sale on Friday and Saturday, July 2-3, on the grounds behind the church and in Pearson Hall. Friday hours are 4-8 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-noon. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church is at 406 Hillsboro in Edwardsville. In case of rain, i…

As Illinois continues to lead the Midwest in vaccinations, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a $10 million All In for the Win promotion that will reward vaccinated Illinoisans by automatically entering them into a series of cash and scholarship lotteries with prizes up to $1 million. 

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed SB 825 into law further expanding access to the ballot box for Illinoisans by increasing access to curbside voting, establishing permanent vote by mail registries, establishing a central polling location in counties across the state, strengthening cybersecurity stan…

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook has proclaimed June 21-27 as SIUE Pollinator Week on campus. For the past 13 years, Pollinator Partnership and Minas Espresso Inc. have collaborated to make Pollinator Week an international celebration with the understanding…

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed SB 825 into law further expanding access to the ballot box for Illinoisans by increasing access to curbside voting, establishing permanent vote by mail registries, establishing a central polling location in counties across the state, strengthening cybersecurity stan…

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook has proclaimed June 21-27 as SIUE Pollinator Week on campus. For the past 13 years, Pollinator Partnership and Minas Espresso Inc. have collaborated to make Pollinator Week an international celebration with the understanding…

The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center’s monthly Neighbor Nights event returned in person June 15, offering guests a tour of the scenic Jerry F. Costello Confluence Field Station in Alton. Summer interns Julia Ringhausen (left) and Joseph Olmsted (center) speak to guests in …

The Metro East Park and Recreation District announced more than $2 million in new grant opportunities for the improvement and expansion of public parks and trails throughout Madison and St. Clair counties. Consistent with recent years, MEPRD will offer a total of three grant programs for fis…

To ensure local emergency services are prepared to protect Metro East communities, state Sen. Rachelle Crowe (D-Glen Carbon) announced four local fire departments will receive funding through the Small Equipment Grant Program, administered by the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal.

To reunite residents and businesses with money that is rightfully theirs, state Rep. Katie Stuart (D-Edwardsville) and the Illinois Treasurer’s Office are hosting a drop-in I-Cash event  from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 23, at the Caseyville Public Library.