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Investigative reporter joins Capitol News Illinois team

By CAPITOL NEWS ILLINOIS SPRINGFIELD – Capitol News Illinois on Monday welcomed Beth Hundsdorfer to its full-time reporting staff. Hundsdorfer is a veteran investigative reporter who spent nearly 20 years at the Belleville News-Democrat, 13 of which were spent on the investigative beat. She also covered cops and courts. Her investigative journalism included work on…

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Belleville chamber head recognized by national development program

Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, announced that Wendy J Pfeil, IOM, president/CEO, of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the program and has received the recognition of IOM. Awarded to all graduates of the Institute program, the IOM Graduate Recognition signifies the…

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Holland Construction completes renovations on Historic Lofts on the Square

Holland Construction Services has completed the $14.6 million renovation of the former Meredith Home/Hotel Belleville, now known as Lofts on the Square, located prominently on the Public Square in Downtown Belleville. The highly anticipated senior living project, located at 16 S. Illinois Street in Belleville, includes 47 apartments, common areas, activity spaces, a library/computer lab,…

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Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli adds attorney Wallace

Edwardsville-based Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli has added attorney Steven Wallace to the firm. Wallace will join the firm’s business and commercial law practice, additionally focusing on real estate law. Prior to graduating from St. Louis University School of Law in 1988 and beginning his legal career, Wallace was a lending officer for two commercial banks…

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R.P. Lumber expands presence in Missouri

Edwardsville-based R.P. Lumber Co. Inc. has opened a new location in Poplar Bluff, Mo., the 75th location for the family-owned hardware and building materials retailer. It is also the company’s 15th location in Missouri and its fourth new store this year following the acquisition of three stores in Iowa. R.P. Lumber’s pending acquisition of Alexander…

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Urology of St. Louis opens new Alton office

Urology of St. Louis, the largest private urologic practice in St. Louis and the Metro East, recently opened a new location next to OSF Saint Anthony’s Hospital at 2 Saint Anthony’s Way, Suite 300 in Alton. The office, which opened this month, will be open five days a week and is currently accepting new patients.…

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Harris Farmers Insurance greeted by Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber

The Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed the Ronald ‘Joe’ Harris Farmers Insurance agency to the business community. It is located at 115 N. Buchanan St. in Edwardsville. Pictured from left to right are Angela Warren (Bank of Madison County), Beth Hammock (Hammock Marketing + Communications), Alicia Harris, Joe Harris, Taylor Payne-Bedar, Emily Colton…

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RiverBend Growth Association welcomes five new members

Five area businesses have been welcomed into the RiverBend Growth Association’s membership in recent weeks. Action Logistix is an entrepreneurial warehouse staffing organization committed to serving the Greater St. Louis, Mid-Missouri, and Western Illinois metropolitan areas. The firm’s mission is to excel in finding new, innovative approaches for staffing light industrial and warehouse positions. Located…

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Virtue Vein and Lymphatic Center opening Edwardsville location

Virtue Vein and Lymphatic Center, a locally owned clinic with six locations throughout Southwest Missouri and Illinois, is opening at 217 South Buchanan, Suite B in Edwardsville, its first location in the Metro East. Owner Raffi Krikorian MD (shown) is a board-certified cardiologist and vascular physician with 25 years of experience in this field. The…

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TorHoerman Law hosts eighth annual Turkey Giveaway

Edwardsville-based TorHoerman Law staff hosted its eighth annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway on Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Alton Amphitheater. The law firm gave away 500 turkeys and raffled off other prizes and items. The giveaway is supported by local organizations and businesses. “The unsung heroes of the Turkey Giveaway are the sponsors” Attorney and President…

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