Korte & Luitjohan finalist in AGCMO Keystone Awards

Korte & Luitjohan was honored as a finalist in the Under $25 Million Category of the AGCMO Keystone Awards for the renovation of the Washington County Courthouse in Nashville, Ill. Keystone Awards are given to contractors who exhibit excellence in achieving solutions to the obstacles and challenges faced during a construction project. Pete & Jane…

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New life-saving CPR devices installed on Alton Memorial EMS

ALTON — The DefibTech Lifeline Arm automated CPR device is now available on all Alton Memorial Hospital ambulances, thanks to the generosity of others. Made possible with financial support from the Alton Memorial Health Services Foundation, the White Cross Auxiliary, and the Foundation’s annual Duck Pluckers Ball, AMH is now the only EMS service to…

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Horner-Shifrin, Parsons to team on I-270 river bridge replacement design

A team comprised of the engineering firms of Horner & Shifrin and Parsons was recently selected by the Illinois Department of Transportation to design the Interstate 270 Bridge replacement over the Mississippi River, connecting Illinois and Missouri in the St. Louis metropolitan area. “Horner & Shifrin is proud to continue our partnership with Parsons and…

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Upper Alton Association to sponsor Breakfast with Santa

The Upper Alton Association is having Breakfast with Santa Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7 to 11 a.m. at the Franklin Lodge, 1513 Washington Ave. Breakfast will consist of pancakes, sausage and drink for $7. Santa arrives at 9 and will be available for pictures. Children will be able to decorate their own free cookie starting…

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Dollar Tree leases space in Shiloh

Dollar Tree Stores Inc. leased 8,267 square feet at Green Mount Crossing in Shiloh from Green Mount Crossing, LLC. Scott Bitney of L3 Corporation of Illinois represented the tenant. *** Just close a commercial real estate deal in Southwestern Illinois? Tell us about it. We’ll need to know the buyer/lessee, whether it’s sale or lease,…

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Dr. Angie Harris joins Family Physicians of Alton

ALTON — BJC Medical Group has announced that Angie Harris, DO, has joined Family Physicians of Alton. Dr. Harris began Oct. 15 at Family Physicians, which is located in Suite 230 of Medical Office Building B on the Alton Memorial Hospital campus. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (618) 463-7777. Harris received…

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First Bank hires new mortgage home loan consultant

Mike Rice has joined First Bank Mortgage as a mortgage home loan consultant. His office is located at First Bank’s Carbondale branch, 1500 W. Main S). Rice, who has 30 years of banking and finance experience, will be responsible for originating mortgages for home purchases and refinances. Rice is a member of the Egyptian Board…

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Niebur to retire as president and CEO of Edwardsville YMCA

Gary Niebur, president and CEO of the Edwardsville YMCA, has announced he will retire at the end of February 2018. Niebur was hired in 1982 as executive director and led the Edwardsville YMCA through exceptional growth, expansion and success for 35 years, in addition to serving as mayor of Edwardsville for 20 years from 1993-2013.…

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