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Prenzler responds to allegations about his day care business

By   /  August 6, 2014  /  Collinsville, Illinois, Maryville, News, Region  /  2 Comments

Kurt Prenzler at a news conference he arranged on May 30 at the St. Clair County Administration Building / Photo by Roger Starkey

Marleen Suarez, candidate for Madison County Treasurer, released a statement Monday criticizing the history of failed inspections at a St. Louis day care owned by current treasurer, Kurt Prenzler. “While Mr. Prenzler is running around other counties warning of ‘patterns’ in his slander of innocent public servants, he failed to correct alarming problems in his […]

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Brown water? Collinsville Fire Department flushing hydrants

By   /  August 6, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

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Residents near East Park Avenue and Center Street in Collinsville, may find brownish water when taps are turned on Wednesday. The City of Collinsville has announced that the fire department will be flushing hydrants in that area Wednesday morning. This may cause the water to turn a brownish color for a short time. Residents are asked […]

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Anderson Hospital to host electronic recycle event Sept. 10

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Anderson Hospital, in Maryville, announced that it will host an electronic recycling event on Wednesday, Sept. 10. An CJD-Ecycling truck will be in the Northwest Employee Lot from 7 a.m. to noon. The lot faces Illinois Route 162. Accepted Computers, printers, cables and peripherals (keyboards, mice, etc.) Fax machines, scanners, digital converter boxes, cable receivers, […]

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Meet the author event at Collinsville Library

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***Submitted Content*** The Collinsville Memorial Library Center invites you to meet local author Carolyn Mers on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 2 p.m. Mers will discuss experiences from the first 10 years of her mother’s dementia.  She documented the daily ups and downs of this disease in “The Alzheimer’s Roller Coaster: The Story of our Ride.” […]

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Blum House Art Show features local artists

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***Submitted Content*** Local photographers Robert Rohe and Nicole Launhardt will be showing their work at an upcoming Blum House Art Show. The art show on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 7 – 9 p.m. is sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Library District. Robert Rohe is a St. Louis-based photographer.  He has been taking photos off and […]

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Catsup Bottle owner not interested in PETA offer to advertise on the icon

By   /  August 6, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

PETA's proposed advertisement on the World's Largest Catsup Bottle / Image courtesy of PETA

The owner of the World’s Largest Catsup bottle confirmed Tuesday that he was contacted by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals about advertising space on his iconic water tower. He was not impressed by the offer. “I didn’t even respond to them,” Larry Eckert, co-owner of Bethel-Eckert Enterprises Inc. said. PETA released a statement […]

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