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After two-game respite, another Kahok soccer game postponed

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The Kahok soccer match Tuesday against O’Fallon has been postponed due to fan and player safety. No makeup date has been determined. Collinsville’s first three soccer matches of the season were postponed. The team went 2-0 last week. The next scheduled match is at 6 p.m. Thursday at Oerter Park in Columbia against Belleville West […]

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City Council wrap: Village Locksmith in Collinsville to get makeover

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Collinsville City Hall / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville City Council voted Monday to provide Tax Increment Financing to Village Locksmith to help pay for new windows, exterior paint and a new roof. The owners of the building at 409 W. Main St. will be reimbursed $12,665, which represents 40 percent of the total cost of the low bids for the work. […]

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JOBS PLUS 2014 JOBS FAIR coming to the Gateway Convention Center Sept. 18

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Submitted Content Individuals from across the St. Louis region in search of new career opportunities are encouraged to make plans to attend the upcoming JOBS PLUS 2014 JOBS FAIR. Set for Thursday, Sept. 18, from 1-5 p.m. at Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville, Ill., the event will give job seekers the chance to meet with […]

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Food drive and free shred day at Home Federal in Maryville Sept. 27

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Canned goods / Photo by Roger Starkey

Home Federal Savings & Loan will host a free Community Shred Day and Food Drive at its Maryville branch, located at 2110 North Center, on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – noon. The public is invited to donate a non-perishable, canned food item and then securely dispose of unwanted confidential and personal documents, […]

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(Updated with name of victim) Fatal motorcycle crash on interstate near Collinsville

By   /  September 9, 2014  /  Collinsville, Illinois, News, Region  /  No Comments

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A Springfield man riding a motorcycle died today when he failed to negotiate a curve on the Interstate 255 southbound ramp from southbound Interstate 55/70 near Collinsville. The accident happened at 10:56 a.m., Illinois State Police said. The driver went off the roadway to the right after failing to make the curve, laid the motorcycle […]

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Free home buyer and seller seminar in Collinsville

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Submitted Content Home Federal Savings & Loan is teaming up with the Greater Gateway Association of REALTORS® to present a free seminar on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 designed to better educate anyone considering a future sale or purchase of a home. The event is open to the public as a community service and will include […]

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Annual candlelight vigil to remember all lost to heroin

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Submitted Content A candlelight vigil to remember all of those lost to heroin will be held from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park in East St. Louis. The annual event will feature speakers and resources available for everyone that has been effected by opiate/heroin addiction and abuse. There will also be a […]

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CHS Latin Club traveled to Italy and Greece

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Members of the Collinsville High School Latin Club on their 2014 trip / Submitted photo

Submitted content In July, a group of Latin students took a trip to Greece and Italy through the educational tour company, ACIS. The tour, from July 8-16, took these students to Athens, Delphi, Sorrento, Pompeii, Capri, Vatican City, and Rome.  The seven students on the trip were Alyssa Capizzi, Steele Clement, Breanne Edwards, Erin Edwards, […]

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SIUE garners national rankings from two magazines

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Submitted Content Washington Monthly ranks SIUE tops among master’s universities in Illinois For the first time, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has climbed into Washington Monthly’s Top 40 for master’s universities in the nation. SIUE is first among all master’s institutions in Illinois on the national magazine’s list. Unlike conventional college rankings, Washington Monthly evaluates an […]

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CHS senior chosen to serve on Federal Reserve Bank Student Board of Directors

By   /  September 9, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Fairmont City, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

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A Collinsville High School student was chosen to serve on the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’ Student Board of Directors for the second time in the three-year history of the program. CHS senior Sam Caputo joins Bryan Hoyt, who was a member of the inaugural board in 2012, to achieve the honor. The board […]

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