OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center welcomes new urology provider

  ALTON — OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center has welcomed Eminajulo Adekoya, M.D. to its staff. Adekoya (left) specializes in urology, caring for diseases and conditions in the kidneys, bladder, urinary tract, and male reproductive system, as well as treating cancer of the bladder, kidney and prostate. “We are blessed to have Dr. Adekoya join…

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Dunstan calls for ending board members’ participation in pension program

  EDWARDSVILLE – Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan today announced he will call for a resolution to end County Board members’ participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund. He plans the action at the September meeting of the Madison County Board. “To reduce the cost of pensions and save taxpayers money, it is time…

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RASI to begin real estate broker pre-license class in September

  SHILOH – The Realtor Association of Southwestern Illinois will hold a real estate broker pre-license course beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The 90-hour broker pre-license course is a mandatory basic course for those who would like to begin a career in real estate. The real estate industry has evolved into a highly specialized business…

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OSF Saint Anthony’s Physician Group introduces new care team

  ALTON – OSF Saint Anthony’s Physician Group in Alton is introducing a new primary care team – Dr. Yusuf Mohyuddin and Elaine Rynders, PA-C. Rynders is a Physician Assistant-Certified, meaning she has received advanced medical training allowing her to examine, diagnose, and treat patients alongside Mohyuddin. Physician assistants and nurse practitioners are both considered…

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SIUE alum opens board game business in downtown Edwardsville

  A Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alum with a master’s degree in geography is putting his expertise – and his entrepreneurial talents – to work in his new board game business in downtown Edwardsville. Otherside Games, located at 231 North Main St. in Edwardsville, opened Monday, Aug. 1, and is the brainchild of Alex Tidball.…

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IMPACT Strategies begins construction of new public safety facility for the city of Edwardsville

  EDWARDSVILLE — Construction-management firm IMPACT Strategies has begun work on a $12 million contract to build a 51,000-square-foot public safety facility for the city of Edwardsville. The project officially kicked-off at a groundbreaking event held Saturday at the building’s site located at 333 S. Main St. The new facility will be directly adjacent to…

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Leopold joins BARBERMurphy Group as broker associate

  SHILOH – BARBERMurphy Group has added James Leopold as a broker associate. He will be focusing on industrial/commercial sales and leasing in the Southern Illinois area. Leopold is a University of Missouri graduate with a finance major. Most recently he worked in the Illinois residential market and managed a portfolio of investment properties in…

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Route 4 to be closed in Mascoutah for rehabilitation of railroad crossing

  The Illinois Department of Transportation says Illinois Route 4 between Airport Boulevard and Illinois Route 161 in Mascoutah will be closed starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, for three days to allow Norfolk Southern Railroad to rehabilitate its crossing. IDOT also said that Illinois Route between Woburn Road and North Main Street in…

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Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation accepting applications for community grants

  NAPERVILLE – Nonprofit and public organizations may apply for grants to fund programs and services that improve the oral health of Illinois children. Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501 (c)(3) philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, will accept applications for its annual Community Grants Program until Sept. 9. The foundation focuses its…

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