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Kahoks 3-0 For First Time Since 1998

By Mark Jurgena Many special teams coaches set a goal of not allowing opposing kick return teams past their own 30 each kickoff. It gives their defense a great advantage as the other team has to go at least 70 yards for a TD. On September 7th, at Public School Stadium in Alton, Kahok sophomore…

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Public Hearing in Maryville

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING A Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 6:15 p.m. at Village Hall, 2520 North Center Street, Maryville, IL to hear the petition for Water Service and Pre-Annexation submitted by: Katherine & Jeffrey Hassenflug 160 Hillcrest Drive Glen Carbon, IL 62034 At this time any and…

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Legal Ad For Collinsville Township

Woodridge Ct. and Kimberly Ct. Resurfacing Time and Place of Openings of Bids Collinsville Township will be accepting sealed bids for the resurfacing of Woodridge Ct. and Kimberly Ct. until 3:00 PM on May 5, 2021, at the Collinsville Township Highway Commissioner’s Office located at 1407 N. Bluff Rd., Collinsville, Illinois. Bids will be publicly…

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Madigan’s handpicked successor resigns after serving three days

Reason for resignation remains unclear By SARAH MANSUR Capitol News Illinois smansur@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD — Edward Guerra Kodatt, who was appointed Sunday to replace Former Speaker Michael Madigan, resigned abruptly Wednesday after Madigan and Chicago Ald. Marty Quinn issued a statement Tuesday night urging Kodatt to step down in light of unspecified “alleged questionable conduct.” Madigan…

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Madison County Increasing Covid-19 Vaccinations

To date, Madison County Health Department has administered more than 15,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses and stresses patience as the rollout is expected to take several months. “We understand people are frustrated trying to get vaccine appointments,” Chairman Kurt Prenzler said. “We assure everyone there will be enough vaccines for those who live and work in…

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Illinois, D.C., other states file anti-trust lawsuit against Facebook

Federal court filing alleges the company illegally stifled competition to protect its monopoly By RAYMON TRONCOSO Capitol News Illinois | Report For America rtroncoso@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul filed a lawsuit against Facebook Inc. on Wednesday as part of a coalition of 48 state attorneys general and top lawyers from U.S. territories.…

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Yard Sale Correction

A Yard Sale in the Classifieds was incorrectly listed at 413 Meadow Dr. in Troy. The Correct Address is 431 Meadow Dr. in Troy. The time was incorrectly listed as 8-1 instead of 7-2. Sale is 10/10 and 10/11.  We apologize for the error.

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Meier’s Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Restrictions for Metro East

Springfield, IL…State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) released the following statement after Governor Pritzker announced further restrictions for Metro East businesses: “Governor Pritzker’s announcement to enforce stricter COVID restrictions is a BIG disappointment. His administration continues to treat Chicago better than the Metro East. For example, the business interruption grants (BIG) announced last week, only 12…

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