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Is Collinsville’s mosquito spraying safe or effective?

By   /  May 25, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

A City of Collinsville mosquito fogging truck / photo by Roger Starkey

The return of summer signals the return of mosquitoes and the early morning – or early evening – buzz of the City of Collinsville’s mosquito fogging truck traveling the city streets attempting to temporarily rid the area of the nuisance insects. Mosquito fogging is effective only for mosquitoes that come into contact with the insecticide […]

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CMS bowling State champions share Athlete of the Week honors

By   /  May 25, 2014  /  Athlete of the Week, Sports  /  No Comments


The Collinsville Middle School boys and girls bowling teams share honors as the The Metro Independent athlete of the week. Earlier this spring, both teams won their second consecutive State championship in the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association State tournament. The team tournament has only been held for two years, and the Trail […]

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