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HSHS Medical Group welcomes general surgeon

    HSHS Medical Group has added Ulunna MacBean, MD, MS, general surgeon, to its teams of providers at HSHS Medical Group General Surgery in Breese and Highland. The practice in Breese is located at 9401 Holy Cross Ln., Suites 113 and 115; the practice in Highland is located at 12860 Troxler Ave., Suite 120.    …

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Judges receive awards for community outreach

    Associate Judge Chris Kolker received an award from the Illinois Judges Association for his community outreach.    Kolker, and other judges from the Twentieth Judicial Circuit, received awards for presentations they have done at local schools on “Dangers of the World Wide Web” and “Seven Reasons to Leave the Party.”    “The ‘Dangers of the World…

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Rambsy to direct institute on Frederick Douglass

    The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Southern Illinois University Edwardsville $106,000 to coordinate a summer institute for school teachers concentrating on an 1845 autobiography by Frederick Douglass, an ex-slave who went on to become a significant advocate for justice and civil rights.      Howard Rambsy II, PhD, professor in SIUE’s College of…

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Attorney publishes bankruptcy paper

    Mathis, Marifian & Richter shareholder Mary Lopinot was published in the 2018 Edition of Business Bankruptcy by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.    She volunteered her time and expertise to contribute to this publication that helps provide informative handbooks to assist attorneys in continuing their education.    Lopinot has more than 20 years’ experience…

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St. Peters joins Growth Association

    Alex St. Peters, a graduate of Lewis and Clark Community College and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, will be starting a full-time position at the RiverBend Growth Association in October.    St. Peters, of Alton, first started interning with the RiverBend Growth Association in January of 2017. As an intern he acted as an office assistant…

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Noble leads local efforts for Midland States Bank

    Midland States Bank, which has multiple locations in Southern Illinois and St. Louis, has promoted David Noble to director of community and economic development.    Noble had served as Midland’s Community Development and CRA officer since joining the bank in 2014.    In his new role, Noble will directly supervise the Regional Community Development Relationship Managers…

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