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St. Joseph’s Hospital In Highland To Hold Health Fair

St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland will hold their annual health fair Tuesday, April 8 from 7:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Highland Knights of Columbus Hall on Route 143. Director of Community Relations...

Bicentennial Launches Website, Unveils Logo

The Greenville Bicentennial celebration has launched a website to promote events, merchandise, and the community’s history. Visitors to www.greenville200.com can also enjoy vintage Greenville photos. The website was created by Rebecca Clausen, owner of Rain of...

Mini Abe Visits Greenville

Mini Abe, a marketing effort by the Illinois Office of Tourism, recently visited Greenville. The real Abe Lincoln was here in September 1858 as part of his US Senate campaign and visited with Greenville resident...

New Baden Police Department Asks For Help Identifying Suspects

The New Baden Police Department needs assistance in identifying two suspects of a convenience store theft by deception. Police Chief Mike Riley told WGEL suspects allegedly scammed the counter clerk out of cash at...

Meteorologist Explains Widely Varying Claims Of Snow

The National Weather Service is predicting three to five inches of snow for much of the WGEL listening area today. While that's certainly a lot, it's not the foot of snow that many people...

Carlyle Resident Nominated For United States District Court

President Obama has nominated Staci Yandle of Carlyle to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. Yandle has been a solo practitioner in southern Illinois since 2007, where...

Krober Returns To GC As Athletic Director; Faulkner Transitions To Dean And Associate Professor

The Greenville College athletic department will soon be under new leadership as Kent Krober has accepted the college’s position as athletic director. Krober is a 1978 graduate of Greenville College and returns to the...

New Baden Fire Department Received Monsanto Donation

Clinton County farmer Martin Graul was selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Graul selected the New Baden Fire Department, where he is a volunteer, as the...

Shimkus Supports Farm Bill Passage

Congressman John Shimkus voted for the Agricultural Act of 2014, which passed the House Wednesday. The bill is expected to pass the Senate and be signed into law. The bill contains farm policy reforms...

Aviston Gearing Up For Sesquicentennial Celebration

The Village of Aviston is gearing up for a celebration of its 150th anniversary coming June 6 through 8. Mayor Dale Haukap told us the people of Aviston are working hard to make the...