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  1. Raging Rivers opens Saturday, March 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | RiverBender.com

    May has brought the Midwest a good taste of summer heat and Raging Rivers WaterPark is ready to provide the region with a cool escape as it splashes into its 29th summer of fun on Saturday, May 26th at 10:30 a.m. Located along the Great River Road in Grafton, Ill., the 28-acre waterpark continues to provide families from all across the region with unbeatable prices, endless excitement and cool waters during the hot summer days. "Summer is our favorite season, and we cannot wait to welcome guests as they choose Raging Rivers as a place to make summer memories," said Donna Morgan, general manager of Raging Rivers WaterPark.

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  2. Make way for the blues at Grafton WineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | RiverBender.com

    GRAFTON Kick back for a weekend of classic blues music and great food at the Seventh Annual Grafton Winery & Brewhaus Blues Festival, Saturday & Sunday, May 19 & 20. Two iconic blues bands from throughout the St. Louis area will showcase their diverse sounds during the two-day event including the Joe Metzka Band and Billy Peek. The festival will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, and noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 21. Grafton Winery is located at 300 W. Main St., Grafton.

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  3. Jersey State Bank recognizes Older Americans MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | RiverBender.com

    ... 3, the Bank has assets in excess of $140 million and currently two offices to serve its customers in Jerseyville and Grafton.

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  4. Charles Edwin 'Stoop' DelpRead the original story

    Monday Apr 30 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Charles Edwin "Stoop" Delp, 87 formerly of Fieldon, died at 8:00 a.m., Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Jerseyville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Fieldon on December 2, 1930, one of two sons born to the late Harry M. and Helen Ruth Delp.He graduated from Jersey Township High School and later began working at Pere Marquette State Park in Grafton.

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  5. Rachel McIntyre GettingsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 27 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Rachel McIntyre Gettings, 46, of Grafton, died at 8:50 p.m., Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at her residence.Surviving are: Husband: Roy Gettings of Grafton Four Children: Sidney, Abbey, Emma and MaxMother: Rhonda McIntrye of GraftonSisters: Robin So Lin of Jerseyville Marci Strang of BloomingtonBrothers: Matt McIntyre of Alton Ross McIntyre of DowGrandmother: Margie McIntyre of JerseyvilleVisitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville.Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Jerseyville.Burial will be in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery in Jerseyville.

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  6. Daniel William ZimmermanRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Daniel William Zimmerman, retired missionary, died at age 95 on Thursday, April 19, 2018. He was born near Grafton, IL on February 2, 1923 to Edward L. and Edna Zimmerman.

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  7. Area waterfowl hunters upset about proposed rule changeRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2018 | Pike Press

    ... saying that there are 342 duck blinds to inspect. "We all have some different objections on it," John Gineris of Grafton, president of Migratory Waterfowl Hunters, Inc. based in Alton, said. While the proposed rule didn't come as a complete ...

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  8. JCH Foundation Spring Fling to raise funds for 3D MammographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    On Saturday, April 21st, a "Pink Carpet Affair" will be the theme at the JCH Foundation's annual Spring Fling at Aeries Terrace banquet center in Grafton. Dinner tickets are on sale for the public to join in the fundraising campaign while enjoying the commanding views of the rivers' confluence, engaging in the evening's events, and indulging in appetizers, a cocktail hour, delicious dinner and desserts plus musical entertainment.

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  9. Jersey State Bank hosts local band contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... the Bank has assets in excess of $140 million and currently two offices to serve its customers in Jerseyville and Grafton. Get breaking news, sports, obits, shop local deals, weather forecasts, classifieds, video and more delivered directly to your ...

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  10. Reception honoring local Illinois-made businesses plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    A reception highlighting Grafton Winery and Brewhaus, 300 W. Main St., Grafton, and Buena Vista Art, 307 E. Main St., Grafton, as new Illinois makers will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 at The Loading Dock in Grafton. Original Illinois makers Mississippi Mud Pottery and Old Bakery Beer Company will also be recognized.

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  11. Mary L. GrahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... IL.(78 yrs.). Mary, wife of Herbert N. for 58 years, is survived by 3 children, Sheri (Flowers) Summers (Darren), of Grafton, IL and Alan Graham (Jewel Boser), and Brenda Looper (Patrick), both of Buckeye, AZ. Mary thoroughly enjoyed her ...

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  12. APSU Students perform service work in Illinois during Alternative BreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | Clarksville Online

    In early March, a group of Austin Peay State University students and a staff member traveled to Grafton, Illinois, to take part in an Alternative Break Trip. As part of their service work, the group worked with Living Lands & Waters, an organization dedicated to environmental conservancy efforts.

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  13. Gondolas over Grafton? It could be a reality as soon as 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    GRAFTON Gondolas over Grafton may sound like a pie in the sky, but they could be a reality as early as this time next year. J.D. Lorton, the director of operations at Aerie's Winery Resort and Grafton Ziplines, said his father, Jeff Lorton, worked with New Hampshire-based Sky Trans since 2013 with the hopes of one day creating a sort of skyway tour of Grafton.

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  14. Jersey State Bank continues Paw Power for baseball, softball, and girls' soccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... the Bank has assets in excess of $140 million and currently two offices to serve its customers in Jerseyville and Grafton. Get breaking news, sports, obits, shop local deals, weather forecasts, classifieds, video and more delivered directly to your ...

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  15. Grafton Winery, Brewhaus and Buena Vista Art, join ranks of Illinois...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    Two Grafton businesses have joined the ranks of Illinois makers honored by the Illinois Office of Tourism and its Illinois Made program for their state-based artisan work. A reception highlighting Grafton Winery and Brewhaus, 300 W. Main St., Grafton, and Buena Vista Art, 307 E. Main St., Grafton, as new Illinois makers will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at The Loading Dock in Grafton.

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  16. Thomas Leo WomackRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Thomas Leo Womack, 82, died at 12:23 a.m., Monday, March 5, 2018 at Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home.He was born in Grafton, Illinois on November 16, 1935, one of three sons born to Thomas Franklin and Muriel Mary Womack.He was raised in Grafton, and graduated from the three year Grafton High School, and finished his senior year at Jersey Community High School, graduating with the Class of 1953.He worked for thirty years as a machine operator at Owens-Illinois in Alton until the plant closure, at which time he finished out his working career serving as a custodian at East Elementary with the Jersey Community Unit School District #100.He married the former Betty Isringhausen on November 22, 1953 at the former Peace Evangelical and Reformed Church inJerseyville, and together they have shared a life that has spanned 64 years of marriage and a family that consisted of their three ... (more)

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  17. Donald Kearn SurgeonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... chores on the farm. As a teenager, he moved to Jersey County where he lived and worked with the Wallace Family in Grafton, milking cows during the school year. He attended Jersey Community High School, where he was involved in football and enjoyed ...

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  18. Jersey State Bank announces Paw Power totals for boys and girls basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | RiverBender.com

    ... rea. Established in 1903, the Bank has assets in excess of $140 million and currently two offices in Jerseyville and Grafton to serve its customers.

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  19. Paul Robert ManleyRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Paul Robert Manley, 79, of New Lenox, Illinois, formerly of Grafton, died Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois.Surviving areDaughter: Kathleen Zolfo of New Lenox, Illinois Son: Michael Manley of Cottage Hills, IllinoisThree GrandchildrenThree Step Children: Gary Kirby of Jerseyville Roger Kirby of Jerseyville Tina Tonsor of JerseyvilleVisitation will be from 4 to 8 p,m.

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  20. Christina 'Tina' Marie KesslerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... spirit. Tina was a gift from God and a gift to all who knew her. Tina is survived by her parents, Bill and Pat of Grafton, IL; and her seven brothers and sisters (and their spouses): Fr. Bill Kessler of Brighton, IL; John (Dawn) of Waterloo, IL; Tim ...

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