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Collinsville electronics appliance recycling drop off information for 2015 announced

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Anyone with an old microwave, flat-screen television, computer, or even a motorcycle, can safely dispose of unwanted items at Collinsville’s electronics and appliance recycling drop off. The event will be held in the parking lot at 227 W. Main St. in Collinsville the second Friday of each month in 2015 (except January). Wissehr Recycling (www.WissehrRecycling.com, […]

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Sun watchers to gather at Woodhenge Sunday for solstice sunrise

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Dawn breaks over Woodhenge at Cahokia Mounds / submitted photo

Sun watchers will gather at 7 a.m. Sunday to celebrate the winter solstice and watch dawn break over Woodhenge at Cahokia Mounds. Collinsville’s Woodhenge sits about 1/2 mile west of Monks Mound. Reconstructed in 1985, there were originally five iterations of wood pole formations at the site, probably constructed by the Mississippians between 1100 and […]

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Collinsville Charities for Children helps more than 265 needy children

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Collinsville Charities for Children's volunteer gives shoes and socks to a needy child on Dec. 10, 2014 at Jack Schmitt Ford / Submitted photo

Submitted content Collinsville Charities for Children gave shoes and socks to more than 265 Collinsville School District children on Dec. 10. Organizer Grant Koentz, along with 12 volunteers from the organization and Jack Schmitt employees, provided shoes and socks to the students at Jack Schmitt Ford Lincoln in Collinsville. Submitted content

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Craft group at Collinsville Library

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Crafters of all skill levels and types of crafts are welcome to join the “Yarn Paper Scissors” craft club at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center. Regardless of whether you sew, knit, crochet, scrapbook, stamp, embroider, paint, woodwork, quilt, or bead, you are invited to be a part of this supportive group of DIYers.  Share your […]

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Job assistance workshops at Collinsville Library

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The Collinsville Memorial Library Center is hosting a series of monthly job assistance workshops in 2015. A representative from the Madison County Employment & Training Department will be at the library on the second Monday of each month (first Monday in October) at 2 p.m. to help you with the various aspects of finding the right […]

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