Friday Sep 12
Veterans Resource Fair at Mall
Alton Square Mall is the host site of a special military and veterans appreciation day sponsored by Rotary Clubs from Alton-Godfrey, Bethalto, East Alton, Granite City, Riverbend and Wood River on Saturday. The event will include access to local resources for veterans and their families, along with entertainment, games and children's activities.
Armed Robbery Suspect Captured
After nearly a month on the run, the suspect in a Wood River armed robbery is behind bars. 41-year-old Christopher Booker of St. Louis had eluded police since charges were filed a few of weeks ago, but the United States' Marshall's Service has taken him into custody and he will be returning to Madison County to face his charges.
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Two charged in Wood River AT&T robberyTwo charged in Wood River AT&T...
WOOD RIVER, Ill. - An AT&T store employee and an acquaintance have been charged in connection to robbery of a store earlier this month.
Aquatic Center To Be Examined
The Wood River Aquatic Center closed for the season last Monday and now officials in Wood River are set to examine the facility before making a decision on its' future.
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.
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.