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Fairmont City Village Trustee dies in recycling plant explosion

By   /  August 25, 2014  /  Fairmont City, News  /  No Comments

Rudolfo Romo

Fairmont City Village Trustee Rodolfo “Rudy” Romo was one of two employees of Totall Metal Recycling who died when a mortar shell exploded Monday, Mayor Alex Bregan announced. The explosion occurred Monday morning at the recycling plant at 2700 Missouri Avenue in Granite City. Police are still investigating the accident. Romo had been a trustee […]

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Little Miss and Mister Italian Fest contestants sought

By   /  August 25, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

2012 Little Miss Mister (1)

***Submitted  Content*** The Little Miss and Mister Italian Fest pageant will be held one week before Italian Fest on Saturday, Sept. 13. Each year, the pageant is open to boys and girls from the Metro East who will be 4 to 8 years-old on the pageant date. The Little Miss/Mister pageant is offered as a […]

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Register for the Italian Fest 5k, kids fun run, diaper dash and midnight bike ride

By   /  August 25, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  Comments Off on Register for the Italian Fest 5k, kids fun run, diaper dash and midnight bike ride

Italian Fest

***Submitted Content*** This fall, Collinsville’s Italian Fest once again offers activities to get you off the couch and moving. The annual Italian Fest 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 at 8 a.m. in Uptown Collinsville. The route takes runners through the heart of the city along paved roads with police escort and traffic […]

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Kahok Sports Network announces soccer and football broadcast schedule

By   /  August 25, 2014  /  Boys Soccer, Collinsville High School, Football, Sports  /  No Comments

Watch Kahoks Sports at www.kahoksports.com

The return of Collinsville High School sports marks the return to the air of the Kahok Sports Network. The online broadcast network has announced its fall broadcast lineup. All broadcasts will be carried live at kahoksports.com. Soccer Broadcast schedule: August 27 @ Home vs. Althoff 6:45pm September 4 @ Home vs CBC 6:45pm September 9 […]

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Monday Kahok boys soccer and girls golf rescheduled

By   /  August 25, 2014  /  Boys Soccer, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Kahoks C Logo

The late summer heatwave gripping Collinsville has forced the season opening match for the Collinsville Kahok boys soccer team to be rescheduled. The soccer match, originally scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at Alton Marquette has been rescheduled. The teams will square off in Alton at 4:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19. The girls golf match against Edwardsville, scheduled […]

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DUI suspect rear ends Caseyville police SUV, with lights flashing

By   /  August 25, 2014  /  Caseyville, News  /  No Comments

A Caseyville police vehicle was rear ended by a DUI suspect on Aug. 25 / Photo courtesy of the Caseyville Police Department

A white BMW struck a marked Caseyville Police SUV at about 1:35 a.m. Monday while the officer was conducting a traffic stop in the 400 block of South Main Street. The driver of the BMW, whose name has not been released, rear ended the police vehicle, causing extensive damage to both vehicle. The suspect was arrested […]

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