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Grafton, Illinois is located in Jersey County. Zip codes in Grafton, IL include 62037. The median home price in Grafton is $209,900. More Grafton information.

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Yesterday | Belleville News Democrat

Retail roundup: Abe's Gourmet Popcorn is growing

A small jewelry store at the corner of East Main and North High streets in Belleville is closing its doors and providing more space for a neighboring popcorn shop.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Mississippi Half Step owner steps away

The owner of The Mississippi Half Step has decided to step away from the eatery to attend to his family and his health.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Examiner.com

The Illinois River

The Illinois River is a major tributary of the Mississippi River and an integral part of the Chicago Waterway system.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Mississippi River re-opened as flood waters recede

The Mississippi River has been re-opened to all traffic in the St. Louis area with water levels starting to fall below flood stage.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

RiverBender.com

Concert to Benefit USO

The local Parrot Heads chapter is hosting a concert in Grafton in a couple of weeks to raise money to support out military men and women.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Towns hopeful worst is behind them

A man and a young child splash through the floodwaters covering Main Street near state Route 3 on Thursday in Grafton.

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RiverBender.com

Grafton Open Despite Flood

The City of Grafton welcomes visitors to the town despite the rising floodwaters.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Connecticut Post

Mississippi River's rise continues; rainfall lower

Floodwaters from the Mississippi River nearly cover signs near Mississippi Street in Elsah, Ill., Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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Daily Chronicle

Grafton warily watching Mississippi River's rise

The mayor of the touristy Mississippi River town of Grafton in southwestern Illinois says the river's rise already has forced a downtown barbecue restaurant to evacuate.

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Grayson News Gazette

Godfrey bar closed after liquor lic...

Cowboy Slim's Smokehouse and Saloon closed Thursday after a Madison County Sheriff's deputy served notice of a liquor license violation to the establishment, said the Godfrey mayor who also serves as the village liquor commissioner.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

RiverBender.com

Flooding to Impact Illinois Roads

Flooding on the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers is expected to impact local roadways this week.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Region braces for flooding as Mississippi nears flood stage

Rain upstream could push the Mississippi River to flood stage in the St. Louis area by next week according to National Weather Service projections.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Pike Press

Summer Youth Skills Camp to be held Aug. 1-3

The Illinois Federation for Outdoor Resources will conduct its 18th annual Youth Skills Camp Aug. 1-3.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Towns brace for Mississippi River flooding

River cities like Grafton have a well-practiced plan in place, because residents and businesses say they understand the river carries both the power destroy, and the power to provide.

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