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  1. SIUE releases diversity and strategic plan goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Associate Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Venessa Brown, PhD, today introduced the University's Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan Goals for 2018-25 at the Morris University Center Conference Center. "I am enthusiastic about and encouraged by the Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan, because it addresses issues and strategies that are crucial to SIUE's future," said Chancellor Randy Pembrook.

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  2. Philip A TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com Obits

    Phil grew up in Bethalto, IL, was a 1973 graduate of Civic Memorial High School, and a graduate of SIU-Edwardsville. He was a sound and light guy for rock bands in his 20s, a video producer mid-life, and finally had his own business as an expert installer of home theater systems.

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  3. Edwardsville moms form group, Facebook page, to help students with 'lunch debt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com

    A group of community citizens has started a movement to raise funds for those in Edwardsville School District 7 who cannot afford to pay their lunch bills. Trish Oberweis, a Southern Illinois University Edwardsville professor, has led an effort embraced by Edwardsville School District 7 Superintendent Dr. Lynda Andre to help defray some of the school system's annual cost in this area.

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  4. SIUE to hold 12th annual Free Diabetes Education ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com

    The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy, in collaboration with Alton Memorial Hospital, BJC HealthCare, is hosting the 12th annual Free Diabetes Education Program at SIUE's Morris University Center from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. The annual free program provides information and features topics related to both Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes. Participants have the opportunity to attend speaker sessions, a vendor fair, receive free screenings and a free lunch, and speak directly with healthcare professionals.

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  5. Prima Pow·Wow holds first free female luncheon at Sunset Hills Country Club in EdwardsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RiverBender.com

    Prima PowWow will hold its the first annual free female teen conference and luncheon in St. Louis is set for Feb. 17 at Sunset Hills Country Club in Edwardsville, doors open 10 a.m. Eight powerful female speakers discuss their life experiences with young female minds aged 13-21, creating discussion, idea exchanges, and new perspectives on their lives. Think 'Ted Talks' for the female teen.

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  6. Mike 'Moe' DeardeuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RiverBender.com Obits

    Mike "Moe" Deardeuff, 57, passed away at 12:58am on Monday, January 15, 2018, at his residence. He was born on August 14, 1960, the son of Charlotte Jean of Edwardsville and the late Harold "Gene" Deardeuff.

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  7. Local couple searches for their new home on the latest episode House HuntersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RiverBender.com

    Buying a new home can be an exciting and stressful time for homeowners. For Zach and Hannah Allison, life long residents of Edwardsville, that process had a little added excitement as their entire experience was documented for Monday's episode of House Hunters on HGTV.

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  8. Montessori School in Godfrey celebrating nearly 40 years of developmental-based learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | RiverBender.com

    ... to found his own school. At the time, it was the only school in the area of its kind outside of a campus in Edwardsville. The first Montessori schools were founded by Dr. Maria Montessori, who used her wealthy family's influence to break gender ...

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  9. Edwardsville School District 7 cancels all classes, activities Tuesday because of weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | RiverBender.com

    District School District 7 announced around 5 p.m. Monday that all classes for Tuesday would be cancelled after monitoring the weather forecast. A Wind Chill Advisory is set for Monday night to noon Tuesday for the region.

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  10. Stephenson House begins year of Illinois bi-centennial celebrations with annual dinner and auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | RiverBender.com

    The Friends of the Colonel Benjamin Stephenson will kick-off a year of celebration for the 200th Birthday of Illinois with their Annual Dinner and Auction to be held Saturday, February 17 in the Leclaire room of the Lewis and Clark Community College, Edwardsville Campus. The Friends and volunteers at the 1820 Col.

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  11. James N. MosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... and Edna (Miller) Moses, both have proceeded him in death. He married Kathryn A. Werner on October 17, 1970 in Edwardsville, IL. Jim retired from Illinois American Water. He was a member of Holy Angels in Wood River. He enjoyed playing pinochle and ...

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  12. Milk Snack Bars, Invented in Metro East, Are Named No. 1 New Dairy ProductRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | River Front Times

    ... takes its new products seriously; the website garnered more than 3,000 votes. Prairie Farms, which is based in Edwardsville, Illinois, introduced the snack bars in October. The company boasts that the bars "have a short, simple ingredient list and ...

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  13. Illinois' higher education leaders at odds over proposed budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | Chicago Tribune

    ... last time that did that." Randy Dunn, president of Southern Illinois University with campuses in Carbondale and Edwardsville, said one goal of the letter was to show that presidents would more loudly advocate for their schools, just as they called ...

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  14. Richard J. JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... include his children and their spouses: Jane and Jerry Platto of Jerseyville, Eric and Lynne Johnson of Edwardsville, Laura and Dan Cloninger of Alton, eleven grandchildren: Audrey Bear and her husband: Zach, Allison Swan, April Sheppard and her ...

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  15. Authorities suspect same bandit pulled off five Metro East bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... Alton Police. Police are searching for a man who robbed the 1st Mid-America Credit Union at 1702 Troy Road in Edwardsville on Jan. 10, 2018. Photo of a suspect vehicle in a bank robbery Tuesday morning in Wood River at U.S. Bank at 1301 East ...

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  16. Jeanne Wolf TheenRead the original story

    Friday Jan 12 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... was the daughter of the late Laura Roth and Rudolph H. Wolf. When she was 3 months old, the family returned to Edwardsville. She was a graduate of Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri and The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. ...

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  17. Lloyd E. HutchinsonRead the original story

    Friday Jan 12 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... for Illinois Power. He was a member of the 1st Christian Church of Bethalto. He was a board member of the Edwardsville Gun Club, an excellent trap shooter, and was a gunsmith for many local law enforcement agencies. Lloyd married Velma Lee Williams ...

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  18. Law enforcement in Madison County seeking tips, assistance in locating serial bank robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | RiverBender.com

    There appears to be a serial bank robbery suspect on the loose and law enforcement has joined together to work to arrest the person. The Madison County Sheriff's Office, as well as the Alton, Wood River, East Alton, and Edwardsville Police Departments are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying the suspect in a series of bank robberies in the metro east.

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  19. New SIUE police officers are sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | RiverBender.com

    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's Police Department has added three officers to its squad, bringing the total number of sworn officers to 43. The officers were indcuted Wednesday, Jan. 10 by Chancellor Randy Pembrook, with Vice Chancellor for Administration Rich Walker and Police Chief Kevin Schmoll also participating in the ceremony. "We appreciate the commitment to public safety that these officers have made by taking the law enforcement oath to protect and serve," said Walker.

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  20. Rebecca Hellrung HlavsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Rebecca Hellrung Hlavsa, age 73, of Port Charlotte, Florida formerly Edwardsville died January 9, 2018, from injuries received in an automobile accident in Port Charlotte. Becky was a retired Senior Supply Support Analyst at McDonnel Douglas Aircraft Company in St. Louis from 1964-96 and a Boeing Contract worker in 1997.

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