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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler read a pastor’s letter to the East-West Gateway Council of Governments Board on Wednesday in support of armed security following the shooting death of an unarmed Metrolink guard.
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced nightly lane closures on I-70/270/55 between the I-70/270/55 interchange and 2.6 miles east of the I-70/270/55 interchange, beginning Monday, March 8, weather permitting.
To ensure local families have sufficient access to menstrual hygiene products, state Rep. Katie Stuart is partnering with the Soup-n-Share Outreach Program to collect tampons, pads, and other period supplies. Contactless donations will be accepted at Stuart’s constituent service office, 2105…
Building on efforts by the administration to respond to recent extreme weather conditions across Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker called on the Illinois Finance Authority to develop a $15 million low-interest loan program to help small municipalities that have been financially affected by record…
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that beginning next month, approximately 1 million Illinois Illinois children will receive additional federally funded food benefits, valued at up to $110 million per month.
The Illinois Department on Aging is accepting nominations for the 2021 Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame Awards. These awards recognize adults, 65 and older, and highlight the meaningful contributions they have made in Illinois.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Graduate Admissions will host its spring open house and visit program virtually at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, March 25. Prospective students are invited to explore the possibilities of an advanced degree.
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) has named Southern Illinois University Edwardsville among 150 colleges and universities to its 2021 Transfer Honor Roll, which identifies the top four-year colleges and universities creating dynamic pathways to support community college transfer students. SIUE is among …
The pandemic and cold weather have motivated many to pursue new indoor hobbies. Perhaps none are more interesting or in contrast to one’s regular day job than the passion Ralph Bowles has discovered for baking.
The Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday reported 1,665 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 27 additional deaths.
To make access to the COVID-19 vaccine more equitable and convenient for Metro East residents, a state-supported vaccination site opened Tuesday at the Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville, state Sen. Rachelle Crowe (D-Glen Carbon) announced.