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  1. Children evacuated from birthday party after becoming sick, high carbon monoxide readingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | RiverBender.com

    Some young area children were attending a child's birthday party Saturday afternoon when they started getting sick at the Super 8 Motel on Timberlake Drive in Pontoon Beach and the Mitchell Fire Department was called to the scene. "Three children started feeling sick and nauseous and the families called 9-11 and we responded at 4:14 p.m. Saturday, said Mitchell Fire Department Assistant Chief George Miller .

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  2. Pontoon Beach man sentenced for distributing methamphetamine in Granite CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | RiverBender.com

    The Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, James L. Porter, announced today that Michael J. Murphy, 35, of Pontoon Beach, Illinois , was sentenced on January 28, 2016 to 36 months in federal prison for Distribution of Methamphetamine in Granite City in December, 2013. According to evidence presented at Murphy's change of plea hearing, Murphy sold approximately two ounces of methamphetamine to a police informant for $3,800 on December 11, 2013, near a tavern in Granite City.

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  3. Carl William 'Skip' Krohne Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... as a real estate broker, realtor and property manager and had also owned and operated Aqua Marine Sales in Pontoon Beach for many years. He was a lifelong dedicated and faithful member of St. John United Church of Christ where he has served as an ...

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  4. Joseph W. GentryRead the original story

    Friday Jan 8 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... sons, David Gentry (Carol) of Godfrey and Daniel Gentry (Lisa) of Godfrey, two grandchildren, Rhianon King of Pontoon Beach and Jamie Gentry of Ft. Collins, CO. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Orville Gentry and three sisters, ...

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  5. New video shows incredible images of North Texas tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    ... is surrounded by flood waters in the Village Green Manufactured Home Community on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Pontoon Beach, Ill. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT, THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT A car is surrounded by ...

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  6. New video shows incredible images of killer tornado in NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 6 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... is surrounded by flood waters in the Village Green Manufactured Home Community on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Pontoon Beach, Ill. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT, THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT A car is surrounded by ...

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  7. Levees among possible cause of more frequent floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... teacher Amanda Wilson teaches kids at the Hope Lutheran Church shelter how to play the Go Fish card game in Pontoon Beach, Ill., on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. "If I come down ... Federal authorities are suing Volkswagen over emissions-cheating software ...

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  8. Illinois, Missouri assess damage, cleanup after floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | CBS Atlanta

    ... teacher Amanda Wilson teaches kids at the Hope Lutheran Church shelter how to play the Go Fish card game in Pontoon Beach, Ill., on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. "If I come down ... By SUMMER BALLENTINE and CARLA K. JOHNSON Associated Press As the ...

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  9. St. Louis area faces big cleanup effort after floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... teacher Amanda Wilson teaches kids at the Hope Lutheran Church shelter how to play the Go Fish card game in Pontoon Beach, Ill., on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. "If I come down here it's a familiar face for them," she said, adding that she hopes her ...

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  10. 'It's going to get ugly': Midwest calls in national guard as flood disaster unfoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Crofs Blogs

    ... He began touring the waterlogged towns on Friday. Several thousand were evacuated from rural towns such as Pontoon Beach and Alton; 11 levees around the region have failed since flooding began last week. State authorities have blamed the flooding ...

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  11. Residents evacuated, pets rescued from Pontoon Beach mobile home parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | RiverBender.com

    Due to the situation's urgency, some of their furry friends were unfortunately left behind. and have been placed with foster programs so that they can be cared for until they can return home to their families."

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  12. Rauner: Renewed flooding concerns in Alexander CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... of there, because the water's coming. We've got to get folks out of there." Rauner is touring Grafton, Alton, Pontoon Beach, Prairie du Rocher, Evansville and Chester today. He said he plans to stay in Du Quoin overnight and visit all 12 affected ...

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  13. Marion 'Joe' WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Marion 'Joe' Walker, 94, left this earthly life at 12:28 p.m. Monday, December 28, 2015 at his residence. Survivors include his son, Joe Ernst of Pontoon Beach; daughters, Sherril O'Brien of Wood River, Mary Jo Swengrosh of Godfrey; grandchildren, Kent Ernst, Brian Ernst, Kevin O'Brien, Kathy Strawbridge, Kelly Pollihan, Kristi Hatcher, Keri McBride, David Hicks; great grandchildren, Autumn and Leif Brockman, Kellen and Camden Pollihan, Tarin and Alayna Hatcher, Kelsea and Angleigh McBride, Olivia, Jackson, Elissa, Heather and Emma Ernst.

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  14. After rain deluge, rare winter floods on Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Cybercast News Service

    Jamyra Prayer of Pontoon Beach, Ill. passes the time doing a crossword puzzle as Dave Ames, a church member at Nameoki United Methodist Church, uses a vacuum to suck up water seeping through the floor in the basement of the church which has been temporarily converted to a Red Cross shelter for flood victims on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Granite City, Ill.

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  15. Rare winter flood threatens homes, closesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Daily World

    ... and Donna Campbell clean up trash that has floated into the yard of their home on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Pontoon Beach, Ill. Their property backs up to Long Lake. The Campbell's built the home in 1997. "It's flooded before, but this is the worst ...

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  16. Latest: Portion of Mississippi River closed to trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Daily Journal

    A minivan drives through floodwaters covering a street on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Pontoon Beach, Ill. EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT, THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT A wastewater treatment plant has stopped operating near St. Louis, causing sewage to go directly into nearby rivers and streams.

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  17. Latest: Southern Illinois prison readies for possible floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    A mailbox stands in floodwaters on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Pontoon Beach, Ill. EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT, THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT A minivan drives through floodwaters covering a street on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Pontoon Beach, Ill.

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  18. Latest: High Water Causes Failure at Wastewater PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | ABC News

    A mailbox stands in floodwaters on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Pontoon Beach, Ill. EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT, THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT A wastewater treatment plant has stopped operating near St. Louis, causing sewage to go directly into nearby rivers and streams.

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  19. After torrential rain in Midwest, threat of rare winter flooding on Mississippi River growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    Jamyra Prayer of Pontoon Beach, Ill. passes the time doing a crossword puzzle as Dave Ames, a church member at Nameoki United Methodist Church, uses a vacuum to suck up water seeping through the floor in the basement of the church which has been temporarily converted to a Red Cross shelter for flood victims on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Granite City, Ill.

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  20. 10 Things to Know for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... company's app was ... more A minivan drives through floodwaters covering a street on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Pontoon Beach, Ill. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP) EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT, THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT A minivan drives ...

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