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Collinsville Fall Festival 2013 in pictures

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Upscale lofts, high-end bar and grill coming to uptown Collinsville

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The Apex Building at 100 E. Main St today / Photo by Roger Starkey

A developer with a history of rehabilitating Southwestern Illinois main street properties will soon start a project in uptown Collinsville.   The Collinsville City Council voted Monday to approve a redevelopment agreement with Main Street Developers LLC, of Columbia, Ill., on the historic Apex Building, located at 100-102 Main St. The second floor of the […]

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Post-season awards for Kahoks boys soccer

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Brandon Belobraydic / Photo by Roger Starkey

Kahoks junior midfielder Grant Bauer has been named first team All-Conference, for the Southwestern Conference, by the Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association. Bauer and senior striker Cody Sanftleben were also named to the Illinois Section 12 All-Section team. Sanftleben and senior defender Brandon Belobraydic were 2nd-team All-Conference selections. Freshman defender Jordan Blasingame was named […]

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School Report Cards released, how did your child’s school fare?

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Photo by Roger Starkey

The Illinois State Board of Education warned last month that school districts across the state would have fewer students meeting state standards on the 2013 Illinois Standards Achievement Tests. According to the results of school report cards released Thursday, Collinsville’s decline was in line with state averages. Statewide, 59 percent of elementary school students who […]

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