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IL Partners With Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Governor JB Pritzker recently joined Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton, along with state and local officials at Maplewood School in Cahokia Heights to announce Illinois' partnership with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. The recently signed FY24...

KC Launches First Cohort Of New Aspirations In Manufacturing Program

Kaskaskia College launched the first cohort of the college’s new Aspirations in Manufacturing (AIM) program with four local high school students for Fall 2023- Spring 2024. Riley Barbee (Radom), William Pedtke (Ashley), Aiden Hill (Sandoval),...

Space Still Open For Some GU Summer Camps

Greenville University is offering camps this summer for junior high and high school students to visit campus and have fun learning experiences. The university is hosting four camps including Forensics Camp, Esports Camp, Band Camp,...

KPD Board Approves Contract For Maintenance Building

The Kingsbury Park District will finally be getting a much-needed new maintenance building. At a meeting Monday night, the park district board members approved a contract with Millennium Construction of Lebanon to construct a 4,000...

Marine Woman Among Three Killed In Madison County Crash

A Marine woman was among three people killed in a head-on crash on Illinois Route 4 in Madison County Friday at 3:44 a.m. Illinois State Police report 21 year old Chase Bowles, of Alton, was...

Don’t Dump Halloween Pumpkins; Donate Or Compost Them

Every year, come November billions of jack-o’-lanterns whose wilting faces are now past their prime need to find a new home. Tossing pumpkins in the trash bin is the simplest solution, but is not...

Sorento School Collects Over 1,000 Items For Food Drive

The students of Sorento School brought in 1,145 food products for their annual food drive, which benefits the Sorento Food Pantry. The class winner was the 5th grade, which brought in 367 food items....

Kaskaskia College Hosts ICCB Student Advisory Meeting

Kaskaskia College hosted the latest Illinois Community College Board’s Student Advisory Committee Meeting on January 24. Kaskaskia College President George Evans and KC Board Trustee Laura Wedekemper welcomed student trustees from community colleges all over...

KC To Host Explore KC Day For Prospective Students

Kaskaskia College will host high school students of all ages, parents and any other potential students at Explore KC Day Friday, March 22. This event is designed to give prospective students a firsthand look...

22 New COVID-19 Cases Over Two Days

The Bond County Health Department has announced 22 new cases today, confirmed on Tuesday and Wednesday. The new cases bring the county total to date to 1,994. The total number of deaths from the...