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Holiday Bar Crawl raises money for local charity

  Nearly 200 people dressed in festive holiday attire helped raise money for Edwardsville Neighbors during the second annual Crawlin’ Around the Christmas Tree Bar Crawl. The event, put on by local real estate brokers Tara Riggs and Julie Fleck, included 10 participating bars: 1818 Offshore, Chava’s, Foundry, Bin 51, Cleveland-Heath, Big Daddy’s, Oliver’s, Back…

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Time traveling with soil: Researching Illinois’ centennial soil archive

  By ERIN M. HENKEL FarmWeek A soil sample from 1861 in Perry County was collected as part of the Illinois Geological Survey and provided researchers with information about Illinois geology, landscape and mineral resources. In 1899, researchers started mapping soil types to 3-foot depth and characterizing the distinct soil layers. The archive of the…

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Revity Credit Union donates to Granite City American Legion

  Revity Credit Union employees joined together to raise $2,331 in the month of November to benefit the Granite City American Legion through their Smile for Jeans Program. The Smile for Jeans Program is funded by Revity Credit Union employees who make monthly, monetary donations out of their own pockets to a local organization. By…

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OSF Saint Anthony’s announces three Mission Partner award winners

Mission Partner of the Month recognized, along with DAISY Award and Sunflower Award honorees OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center in Alton recently bestowed its Mission Partner of the Month Award for December to Jenn Terry, administrative supervisor (Nursing Administration). Hospitals are 24/7/365 entities, and there’s no downtime. So whatever happens during the daylight hours certainly…

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IDOT’s HCCTP program makes positive impact in Cairo

  IDOT’s Highway Construction Careers Training Program at the Shawnee Community College Extension Center in Cairo recently graduated nine students this fall. Launched in 2009, the HCCTP has provided robust training and support to 4,000 students, with over 1,300 graduates starting a highway construction career. Click here for information about IDOT’s HCCTP program.   Photo…

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St. Louis region advances as global freight hub

  In a year marked with continuous supply chain disruptions, the St. Louis region achieved unprecedented collaboration and infrastructure advancements in 2023, reinforcing its role as a key player in the national and global freight network. The St. Louis Regional Freightway compiled a summary of some of the most significant developments that occurred in 2023…

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