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  1. Edwardsville Township fights mosquitoes with batsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    EDWARDSVILLE Edwardsville Township is taking an unusual approach to fighting the mosquitoes at the Robert C. Stille Edwardsville Township Community Park, located at 6368 Center Grove Road in Edwardsville. The Township is installing three bat houses to encourage the bats currently residing in the park to take a more permanent residence and attract some new residents as well.

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  2. Donald W. HemmerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    Donald W. Hemmer, 79, passed away at 10:49 pm Monday, August 29, 2016, at Christian Hospital in St. Louis.He was born March 25, 1937, in DuQuion, Illinois, to the late Oscar William and Frances Lorraine Hemmer. After the loss of his father, who was killed in WWII, he was raised by the late Fredrick Enoch Harrell.

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  3. Keeping the kids safe: Edwardsville Township, Cardinal-Glennon,...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    The Edwardsville Township public safety booth at the recent Rotary Criterium accomplished and exceeded goals of fittings and helmet distributions. SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital worked with Edwardsville Township and conducted bike helmet safety checks and taught children how to correctly fit their helmets during the event.

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  4. Voices of the Past will tell interesting stories at Woodlawn Cemetery in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    Every stone has a story. It is life's tragedies and triumphs and loves lost and found that make both history and cemeteries so interesting.

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  5. Man shares original Jackie Robinson pro baseball contract with students, people across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    Edwardsville High School students and Collinsville residents at City Hall were able to experience a key component of American sports history the original signed professional baseball contract of Jackie Robinson thanks to collector Mykalai Kontilai this past Friday. Robinson, who became the first African-American to play professional baseball by breaking the color barrier on Oct. 23, 1945, when Robinson signed his Minor League Contract with the Montreal Royals.

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  6. Walton Telken Foster attorneys named Leading Lawyers 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | RiverBender.com

    EDWARDSVILLE The law firm of Walton Telken Foster is pleased to announce that each of its attorneys has been recognized by their peers as leading lawyers in personal injury litigation. "We are proud to learn that our peers have selected us as leading and emerging lawyers," said partner Troy E. Walton.

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  7. Edwardsville marks groundbreaking for new Public Safety Building in styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | RiverBender.com

    EDWARDSVILLE The groundbreaking for the new Public Safety Building at 333 S. Main at the corner of South Main and Schwarz in Edwardsville was an emotional and special time for key officials in attendance on Saturday. Edwardsville City Administrator Tim Harr said Saturday was exciting because it had been a long process where their team of architects worked closely with the police and fire department to determine what their needs were for the station.

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  8. YMCA Meyer Center special day for public safety employees brings smiles to everyone presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | RiverBender.com

    EDWARDSVILLE The Edwardsville YMCA held a special event on Sunday for the employees and families of public safety employees and it seemed to bring smiles on the faces of not only that group, but the Y workers who coordinated the event. The event was held at the Meyer Center Edwardsville YMCA and was well-attended with families and children enjoying the Y facilities, completely open to them from 4 to 7 p.m. Edwardsville YMCA President/CEO Gary Niebur may have been the person with the biggest grin on his face the entire afternoon and early evening.

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  9. Edwardsville YMCA hosts special appreciation day for public safety employees todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 28 | RiverBender.com

    The Edwardsville YMCA is showing a special event of appreciation for employees and families of public safety employees from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Meyer Center "I ran the idea of the event past all four of the chiefs of the departments about a month ago and all of them were supportive and appreciative of the YMCA wanting to host a function for local public safety/first responder employees," Gary Niebur, president/CEO of the YMCA, said. Niebur praised the men and women who serve in the two communities for doing such an outstanding job protecting and serving their communities.

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  10. Man sentenced to 22 years in prison for 2014 shooting near schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | RiverBender.com

    Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons announced that an Alton man was sentenced to 22 years in prison today for a 2014 shooting near Lovejoy Elementary School in Alton. Charles D. Thomas was convicted by a Madison County jury on June 15, 2016, following a three-day trial at the Criminal Justice Center in Edwardsville, Illinois.

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  11. 2016 Metro East Start-Up challenge offers $20,000 in prizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | RiverBender.com

    Entrepreneurs and new business startups are invited to compete in the 2016 Metro East Start-Up Challenge , Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's third annual regional business plan competition. The Challenge is organized by the Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center .

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  12. Brothers in custody for rural burglaries, bond set at $100,000 eachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | RiverBender.com

    EDWARDSVILLE After an intensive investigative effort, the Madison County Sheriff's Department has a pair of brothers in custody for three rural outbuilding burglaries in the southwest corner of Madison County. The Madison County Sheriff's Department said the brothers are identified as Joseph Herling, 30, and Steven Herling, 30, both of the 100 block of Turtle Creek, Troy.

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  13. Joybelle RuebhausenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Joybelle Ruebhausen, age 89, of Edwardsville, Illinois died at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at SanGabriel Care Center in Highland, Illinois. Joybelle worked as a secretary in the Madison County Assessor's office in Edwardsville.

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  14. Rosemary E. RazeghiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Rosemary E. Razeghi, age 86 of Edwardsville, Illinois, died at 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at Collinsville Rehab & Health Care in Collinsville, Illinois. She was born on March 2, 1930, in Moro, Illinois the daughter of the late John C. & Lola Meyer.

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  15. Edwardsville High School Class of 2016 earns highest ACT composite score in last decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | RiverBender.com

    Edwardsville School District 7 was recently notified that the Edwardsville High School Class of 2016 ACT earned a 23.2 composite score the highest composite score achieved by EHS seniors in the last 10 years. This score represents test-taking results from the spring 2015 ACT administered to all juniors at Edwardsville High School and tests taken by students during their senior year on national test dates.

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  16. STEM-focused internships amplify career aspirations of SIUE studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | RiverBender.com

    The themes of the summer for 14 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students were continuous learning and educational outreach to youth across Illinois and Missouri on the topics of science, technology, engineering and mathematics . The freshmen and sophomore students participated in the Robert J. Noyce Scholarship Science and Math Grants.

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  17. Area businesses join in the fun of Welcome Week at SIUERead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | RiverBender.com

    Hundreds of students packed Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's Goshen Lounge in the Morris University Center on Wednesday, Aug. 24 for the annual Merchant's Fair and Dairy Queen ice cream social. Chancellor Dr. Randy Pembrook and City of Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton participated in the event that demonstrated the strong relationship between SIUE and the surrounding community.

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  18. Verda DeEllyn Nicholson WoolfolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Verda DeEllyn Nicholson Woolfolk, age 69, of Edwardsville, Illinois departed this life holding the hands of her daughter and son, as she was called into the loving arms of Jesus on August 22, 2016. DeEllyn was born on January 25, 1947 in Highland, Illinois to the late Lucius and Winnifred Nicholson.

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  19. Man sentenced to 85 years for various offenses in Madison County CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | RiverBender.com

    Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons announced that a 53-year-old man from Madison was sentenced to 85 years in prison at the Madison County Criminal Justice Center in Edwardsville this afternoon. Jerry D. Sutt was convicted by a Madison County jury on July 20th, 2016, following a two-day trial at the Madison County Criminal Justice Center in Edwardsville.

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  20. Suzanne Marie (Johnson) HarrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Suzanne Marie Harrison of Edwardsville, at the age of 60, departed this world Monday morning, August 22, 2016 at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born November 14, 1955 in Alton, Illinois to the late John Edward and Fritzie Johnson.

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