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    Spring flooding not yet over

    by  • April 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The Mississippi River is topping out at some problematic spots, but there’s growing concern that spring floods are far from over. The river was at or near crest at several places Sunday between the quad cities and near St. Louis. Some towns in the approximate 100-mile stretch of river from Quincy  to Grafton reached...

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    KC brings home SkillsUSA medals

    by  • April 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Career and technical education students across the state came together on April 11th and 12th for the Illinois SkillsUSA in Springfield.  Kaskaskia College was represented in Springfield by 23 students and nine advisors with nine gold medals, 5 silver medals, two bronze medals and five students received honorable recognition for the state.  In addition,...

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    No decision yet on Centralia Post Office

    by  • April 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Although no decisions have been made, the U.S. Postal Service is considering transfer of the mail processing work from the Centralia postal facility to St Louis.  If the transfer were made, postal officials say the other functions of the Centralia facility would remain unchanged. As a result of budget deficits caused by an increasing...

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    Construction could cause delays on I-64

    by  • April 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Motorists who regularly use the Interstate 64 need to take note that there are lane restrictions on eastbound I-64 starting today near New Baden. The restrictions begin at 9 a.m. at mile marker 27 with the right lane closing to traffic and reopening Friday. The left lane will remain open. I-DOT says they will...

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    Madigan warns of bombing charity scams

    by  • April 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is warning residents to be careful of fraud when donating money to charities tied to the Boston Marathon bombings.  In a statement, she recommends donating to charities that you know and trust. She says be suspicious of charities that seemed to have sprung up overnight in connection with current events...

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    Police investigate burning body in Godfrey

    by  • April 22, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Authorities are investigating a body found in a burning car in the southwestern Illinois Village of Godfrey. Madison County investigators haven’t yet publicly identified the body discovered Friday in the vehicle parked on a driveway, after firefighters extinguished the flames. Authorities say they don’t suspect foul play.

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