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The 159 project, more than just a wider street

By   /  October 3, 2013  /  Collinsville, News  /  1 Comment

The McClaskey House at 429 Vandalia St. / Photo by Roger Starkey

When the Illinois Route 159 Project through Collinsville is completed, residents will see much more than a wider street. Work on the third and final phase of the project began in August and is expected to complete in late fall of 2016. The $11.8 million phase of the $54 million project begins at Johnson Street […]

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Recycle your electronics, benefit Miner’s Theatre

By   /  October 3, 2013  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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An electronics recycling fundraiser for Miner’s Theater will be held in uptown Collinsville on Oct. 11. The event will be from 12 – 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11 in the parking lot at 227 W. Main St., across from Spirito’s Italian Market. Bring: Everything related to a computer or electronics, including, but not limited to: […]

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Annual Give Kids A Smile Day at SIUE School of Dental Medicine

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SIUE dental student Kasey Kirchner has fun with a young contestant, challenging the “Circle of Smiles,” a spinning wheel that offered oral health education and fun, at the Smile Station during the 2012 Give Kids A Smile Day.

Southern Illinois University’s School of Dental Medicine is urging parents of qualified children between the ages of 3 and 13 to attend this year’s Give Kids A Smile Day from 7:30 a.m. to noon, Monday, Oct. 14 at the School’s main clinic in building 263, 2800 College Ave. in Alton. Free dental care, including examinations, […]

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SIUE to induct Six into Alumni Hall of Fame

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Photo by Roger Starkey

By Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Southern Illinois University Edwardsville announced that six graduates will be inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame during a ceremony Friday. “Those selected for the Alumni Hall of Fame represent the best who have received an SIUE education,” Steve Jankowski, director of Alumni Affairs, said in a statement from the university. […]

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CHS football looks to rebound in front of homecoming crowd

By   /  October 3, 2013  /  Collinsville High School, Football, Sports  /  No Comments

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Coming off a big loss to 3rd-ranked Edwardsville last week, the Kahoks will attempt to earn their first conference win on homecoming against another top 10-ranked team. The O’Fallon Panthers (2-1 Southwestern Conference, 3-2 overall) come into the Friday matchup at Kahok Stadium smarting from a 55-38 loss to Belleville West (No. 6 in Class […]

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