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Miner’s Theatre fundraiser at Bert’s, Oct. 27

By   /  October 16, 2013  /  Events/Announcements  /  2 Comments

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Bert’s Chuckwagon is hosting an all-you-can-eat taco bar fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 27 from Noon-3 p.m. The taco bar includes tacos, super tacos, soft tacos (Beef, chicken & vegetarian) frijoles, Spanish rice, side salad, nachos, nachos grande, chicken nuggets, pigs in a blanket, fries and a drink. Tickets are $9 for adults, $7 for youth […]

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Injury ends high school career for Kahoks’, and conference’s, leading scorer

By   /  October 16, 2013  /  Boys Soccer, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

When senior striker Cody Sanftleben was taken off the field late in the Kahoks 3-0 win Tuesday, the team and fans were hoping he could overcome the late-season injury in time to help the team in the post-season. Late Tuesday, Sanftleben was told that his high school career was over. A left shoulder injury will […]

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CARD expects to save at least $30,000 per year with bond refinance

By   /  October 16, 2013  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

The Collinsville Area Recreation District voted Tuesday to accept refinancing of the district’s 2004 bond issue if the savings is 3 percent or greater. If the amount of savings does not meet that threshold, the refinancing effort will not move forward. Offers for refinancing the bonds have not yet been received, but the district anticipates […]

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State Board of Education seeks public input on school funding

By   /  October 16, 2013  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Illinois, Maryville, News, Region  /  No Comments

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The Illinois State Board of Education is urging community members to provide input into the state’s current funding formula and what education needs should be given a priority for fiscal year 2015. ISBE announced that its Finance and Audit Committee will host the first of five public hearings immediately following the Oct. 23 board meeting […]

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The usual suspects lead Kahoks to victory on senior night

By   /  October 16, 2013  /  Boys Soccer, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

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The Kahoks boys soccer team’s late season resurgence has been led by Cody Sanftleben, Luis De Anda and Grant Bauer, who all scored goals in the 3-0 victory Tuesday over Belleville East. Collinsville (2-3 Southwestern Conference, 9-10-1 overall) heads into the regular season finale at Alton Thursday winners of five of their last seven matches. […]

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Men’s Soccer Earns Draw at South Florida

By   /  October 16, 2013  /  Men's Soccer, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

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The Southern Illinois University men’s soccer team wrapped up its non-conference schedule with a 1-1 draw at South Florida Tuesday. “Overall, this was a gutsy, solid performance in a difficult environment,” Head Coach Kevin Kalish said.  “Every game poses a different challenge and we had to respond psychologically to different challenges throughout this match.” Forward Christian […]

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