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SIUE softball announces summer camp dates

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SIUE softball / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

The Ohio Valley Conference champion Southern Illinois University Edwardsville softball program has announced its 2014 Summer Camp schedule, featuring two camps for July 15-16 and Aug. 17, respectively. Both camps will be held on SIUE’s campus at Cougar Field on Stadium Drive. Registration can be found at www.siuesoftball.com. The All-Skills Camp, held July 15-16 from 9 a.m. to 3 […]

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AARF in the Park meets Bark For Life in fundraising event

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Logan O'Donnell poses proudly with Sadie while younger sister Lilli peeks in to the picture / Photo by Roger Starkey

Two charitable events focused on man’s best friend came together for a fund raising event at Woodland Park Sunday. Bark For Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, and the Animal Rescue & Relief Foundation, a non-profit organization in southwestern Illinois that provides first aid and treatment for sick or injured stray animals, teamed […]

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First annual Collinsville Kahok Cardboard Boat Race

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STEM Cardboard Boat Race participants / Submitted photo

  ***Submitted Content*** Over 40 DIS students participated in the first annual Collinsville Kahok Cardboard Boat Race Saturday, May 10th at Splash City. This great event was offered as a bonus STEM Challenge to all Dorris Intermediate School students. The DIS STEM Challenge is an after-school science, technology, engineering, and math education program. Various STEM […]

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DIS honors million word readers and perfect attendance bike winners

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Rick Kincheloe of Edward Jones presents the Top Reading Counts point earner to Krysta Schwartz, 6th grade, Dorris Intermediate School / Submitted photo

Dorris Intermediate School recently honored Carli Lentz – 5th grade – and Krysta Schwartz – 6th grade – as the top Reading Counts point earners in their grades. Each read over 1 million words this year. Logan Wyant – 5th grade and Malijah McClendon – 6th grade – were the Horace Mann Perfect Attendance bike winners […]

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America’s First City: Discovering the secrets of Cahokia Mounds

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***Submitted Content*** MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW, and come see this fascinating program coming to SIUE Sunday, June 8, at 2:00 p.m. Every Spring, an archaeology team from University of Bologna (Italy) works with a university archaeology professor from Washington University (St. Louis) to uncover the secrets of the West Plaza of Cahokia Mounds. Come join […]

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“Superheroes” Coming to the Collinsville Library

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***Submitted Content*** Fans of superheroes are invited to a conversation about their cultural impacts at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center. “Superheroes and Patriots: Comic Book Propaganda Unveiled,” to be held on Thursday, June 19 at 6:00 PM, explores how superheroes from Spider-Man to Superman have commented on and, in some cases, even shaped American public […]

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June 14 workshop on Mississippian pottery and display of raptors at Cahokia Mounds

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***Submitted Content*** Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site gives visitors an introduction to ancient pottery techniques and an up-close look at majestic birds of prey on Saturday, June 14. Chris Dunn will show participants the coil technique to form pottery and the way Mississippians used clay mixed with burned, crushed mussel shell. The workshop for adults […]

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