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Kahok football against Triad suspended until Saturday

By   /  September 5, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Football, Sports  /  No Comments

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The Friday night football game between Collinsville and Triad was suspended by lightening with 7:57 remaining in the first quarter. The game will be continued at 7 p.m. Saturday at Triad.

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Illinois reports much higher interest in medical cannabis than expected

By   /  September 5, 2014  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

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The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday that they have received about 10 times more applications for medical cannabis identification cards than expected. More than 2,000 people have started the application process since it began Tuesday. A few hundred were expected, Bob Morgan, Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Project Coordinator said. “This is a […]

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At long last, the ‘Shoe is back

By   /  September 5, 2014  /  Living  /  1 Comment

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Three years after the Horseshoe Restaurant and Lounge closed its doors, the iconic Collinsville restaurant will re-open Tuesday under new ownership. Husband and wife team Bernie and Charlie Clardy have been painstakingly preparing the building since January. After some delays beyond their control, construction took off in May. The back of the building was knocked […]

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Collinsville City Council found to be in violation of Open Meetings Act

By   /  September 5, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

Collinsville City Hall / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Illinois Attorney General’s office issued a ruling on Aug. 21 that found a Collinsville City Council rule restricting who can speak at meetings is a violation of the Illinois Open Meetings Act. At question was if the City Council could restrict speakers to city of Collinsville residents, business owners in the city or someone […]

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Kahoks try to topple Triad under the Friday night lights

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Collinsville will attempt to get its running game on track and derail Triad’s when the teams kick off at 7 p.m. Friday. The Kahoks’ double wing offense struggled to get going against Althoff. Although they finished the day with 187 yards on 32 carries, 68 of the yards came on quarterback Jordan Reichert’s third-quarter touchdown […]

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Kahok girls golf falls to O’Fallon

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The O’Fallon Panthers defeated the Collinsville Kahok girls golf team Thursday 187-196 in a Southwestern Conference match played at Tamarack Country Club. Sidney Bost and Alynnah O’Leary tied for low score for the Kahoks with 48. Abby Burns shot a 49 and Addison Wickiser a 51. The Kahoks are 2 – 4   for the season […]

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