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University senior on committee for National Panhellenic Conference

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville senior Hillary Mann has been selected to serve on the 2021-22 Student Advisory Committee for the National Panhellenic Conference. Mann, of Forsyth, is the 2021 SIUE Panhellenic Council president and is a member of Alpha Sigma Tau. Mann is a double-major in biology and psychology in the College of Arts and…

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Airline begins destination flights to South Carolina from Lambert

United Airlines begins flying to two South Carolina leisure destinations from St. Louis Lambert International Airport this weekend. The new service includes flights to Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head and will be operated as United Express flights. United is now flying from St. Louis to Myrtle Beach. This route will operate each week on Wednesday,…

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Madison County partnering with townships for community cleanups

EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is partnering with Wood River, Chouteau and Venice townships to hold community cleanup events in June. Building and Zoning Department and the townships are holding the vents to encourage residents to clear out junk and debris and drop it off at no charge. Building and Zoning Administrator Chris Doucleff said a…

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Mia Rose Holdings adds two partners

St. Louis-based developer Mia Rose Holdings has added Joyce Morgan and Nathan Wever as partners to help grow the firm’s vision to develop high-quality properties that support the growing needs of the surrounding community. Mia Rose Holdings is currently developing several commercial, multi-family and mixed-use properties including Meadows Luxury Living in Lake Saint Louis, The…

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Kamadulski Excavating commits to 10-year sponsorship on new center

PHOTO: From Kamadulski website Sponsorship and advertising opportunities continue to attract local businesses wanting to support The RP Lumber CENTER in Edwardsville. These partnership options include the popular dasher board program. Kamadulski Excavating & Grading Co, Inc. recently signed up for the unique advertising opportunity at the new ice rink and recreational facility being developed…

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Governor’s indoor dining ban withstands court test

Supreme Court won’t hear restaurant’s challenge to indoor dining ban FoxFire still has lawsuit pending in Sangamon County By SARAH MANSUR Capitol News Illinois smansur@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Supreme Court will not take up a case from a suburban restaurant challenging Gov. JB Pritzker’s indoor dining ban. FoxFire Tavern in Kane County asked the…

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Former Madigan chief of staff indicted by federal prosecutors

Tim Mapes faces 1 count of lying under oath, 1 count of obstructing justice By SARAH MANSUR Capitol News Illinois smansur@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD — The former longtime chief of staff to former House Speaker Michael Madigan was indicted Wednesday for allegedly lying under oath and attempting to obstruct justice. Tim Mapes, who also formerly served as…

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Donations flow in to teacher-scholar program in SIUE School of Engineering

  From left, SICAP Administrator Donna Richter, School of Engineering Development Director Lisa Smith, School of Engineering Dean Cem Karacal, School of Engineering Associate Dean Chris Gordon, and SICAP Chairman Bruce Holland. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville faculty members are teacher-scholars who strive to remain at the forefront of a fast-moving industry and translate that into…

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Midwest BankCentre names regional president-commercial banking

Chris Imming has been promoted to regional president–commercial banking at Midwest BankCentre, which has locations throughout the Bi-State area. In his new role, Imming brings business owners and nonprofit leaders the tools and resources needed to support their growth while also serving as a reliable source for capital and financial facilitation. Imming (shown) works at…

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 Secretary of state warns residents to be aware of scams

Scams involve emails or text messages asking residents to provide personal information Secretary of State Jesse White is warning Illinois residents to be on alert for multiple texting and emailing scams claiming to be from the Secretary of State’s office seeking personal information. White said his office is working with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office…

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