Salt Bids Costly This Year
Last year's harsh winter is still causing headaches for local road departments. Salt prices have risen substantially since last year, with prices approximately twice that of this time last year, according to local officials.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Waste and Refuse Rates Rise in Wood River
Households in Wood River will notice a slight rise in the price they pay for garbage and refuse services starting next month.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Wood River police searching for AT&T robbersWood River police...
WOOD RIVER, Ill. - Police are asking for assistance in finding those involved in a robbery of a AT&T store Thursday night.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Charges Filed After Meth Bust
Four men are facing charges following the discovery of an alleged Meth-making operation in Wood River last week at a home in the first block of Second Street.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Vaccinations Required Before School Starts
It's less than a month before students head back to school and health officials are reminding parents to make sure they're ready.
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Wood River Agrees to Medical Marijuana Facility
Wood River Agrees to Medical Marijuana Facility wood river agrees to medical marijuana facility Check out this story on KSDK.com: http://on.ksdk.com/1nut6Qd Wood River City council voted on an agreement Monday night to allow for a marijuana cultivation plant at the EnviroTECH Business Park.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Wood River Endorses Marijuana Grow Plan
Wood River is entering into an agreement that could bring a medical marijuana grow facility to the EnviroTECH Business Park.
Bill Creates Americas Central Port
Alton, Godfrey, Wood River and parts of Jersey County are among local townships that are now a part of America's Central Port.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Report: BP, Wood River agree on new police station
A southwestern Illinois city may be getting a new $7.8-million, 20,000-square-foot police station, courtesy of oil company BP.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
WRPD Could See New Home
The Wood River Police Department has been promised a new home for several years, and it appears an agreement is finally in place to make it happen.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Police Reports for Thursday
In local police reports, the Madison County Sheriff's Department arrested 19 year old Gregory Chase Beckstrom of the 1500 block of Esther in Wood River for burglary.