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Collinsville 159 project currently six months ahead of schedule

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Photo by Roger Starkey

The recent shift of traffic to the eastbound lanes of Illinois Route 159 through Collinsville signals that the 159 project in Collinsville is 40 percent complete and at least six months ahead of schedule. Crews will begin putting in a storm sewer, sidewalks, curbs, gutters and new pavement on the west side of 159 (Vandalia […]

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The C.IA., Winermobile and Jeepalope visit the Catsup Bottle Festival

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A poster advertising the World's Largest Collection of the World's Smallest Versions of the World's Largest Things / Photo by Rachel Heston-Davis

Despite a heat index above 90 degrees by noon, Collinsville’s 2014 Catsup Bottle Festival had another successful year celebrating condiments, cars and Collinsville spirit on July 13. Favorite catsup-themed activities returned to the fest, including the Little Princess Tomato and Sir Catsup Contest, the Brooks Tangy Catsup Taste Test stand, the catsup-smothered tater tot eating […]

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