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updated – Ice and snow the day before St. Patty’s Day, where’s the luck of the Irish?

By   /  March 15, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Fairmont City, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Snow. Bike / Photo by Roger Starkey

***Updated at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, March 16*** The predicated rain and snow is currently south and west of the Collinsville area, but is threatening to bypass the area. The National Weather Service is currently predicting a 70 percent chance of snow and sleet Sunday, with total accumulation of about one inch. The projection is for […]

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Collinsville High School’s principal honored as a leader in education

By   /  March 15, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Peabody Leader in Education, Eric Flohr, in center with white shirt

The outgoing message on Collinsville High School Principal Eric Flohr’s work voicemail begins, “greetings fellow believer.” It is a message that assumes the caller shares Flohr’s unrelenting belief in the potential of CHS students, faculty and staff. Spend a few minutes with the man recently named one of the 2013-2014 Peabody Energy Leaders in Education […]

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East West high school wrestling all-star meet

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A group of all-star wrestlers from the St. Louis area will square off March 24 in a St. Louis versus Metro East contest. The feature match will pit Rodney Hahn, Missouri state champion from Whitfield against Belleville West state runner-up Nate Higgins. The all-stars, all high school seniors, will compete at 7 p.m. Monday, March […]

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Collinsville Economic Development Commission kicks off new campaign

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Congressman John Shimkus and Collinsville Director of Economic Development/TIF Erika Kennett / Photo by Alene Hill

Collinsville is open for business, that is part of the message the city’s Economic Development Commission gave at their sixth annual “Evening with the EDC.” The event promotes Collinsville to brokers, developers, bankers and anyone involved in business. Collinsville city leaders mingled with at least 200 business persons from the city and the region to […]

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