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Upper Mississippi River receives Federal Marine Corridor Highway designation
The U.S. Department of Transportation recently approved a request co-sponsored by five state DOTs to designate the Upper Mississippi River as a Marine Highway Corridor.
End of summer activities for kids
School has begun and the summer of 2014 is coming to a close. St. Louis has several activities to help celebrate the end of another summer and the start of a new school year.
Illinois company tests carp-rendering market - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 PST
When they arrive at the processing plant, the fish that have been cursed as a menace to American lakes and rivers are raked onto a conveyer belt, some of them still flopping.
Illinois company is latest to test market for carp
In this July 16, 2014 photo, plant manager Peter Allen feeds Asian carp onto a conveyer belt at the American Heartland Fish Products carp-processing plant near Grafton, Ill., north of St. Louis.
Ribbon cutting to be held for East Pike Lending Library
A Birthday party was held for Jean Kern Sunday. Those present were Joy Kern, Jude Bay-Maines, Jerzie Maines, Jeana Ramsey, Randy and Jana Graham, Jessica Graham and Tyler Smith, Jace Graham and Micha Hoaglin, Jobe Arnold, Janelle Crawford-Arnold, Jennie Wilson, Jordyn Blackketter, Jantzen and Joleigh Blackketter.
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.