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  1. Planning to begin for Wood River and Piasa Creek WatershedsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | RiverBender.com

    HeartLands Conservancy, a nonprofit serving southwestern Illinois, has received funding from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to develop two watershed plans to address drainage and water quality in the Wood River and Piasa Creek watersheds. When complete, these watershed plans will make informed recommendations on how to decrease flood damage, improve water quality, reduce soil erosion, and restore fish and wildlife habitat.

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  2. John David HallRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    Born September 18, 1955 in Wood River, he was the son of John and Viola Hall. On July 25, 2008 he married the former Lori Newman in Edwardsville.

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  3. Lola Nadine EvansRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    Lola Nadine Evans, 91, passed away at 2:42pm on Monday, November 19, 2018, at Integrity of Wood River. S he was born on October 19, 1927, in East Prairie, Missouri, the daughter of the late John and Elva Clifft.

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  4. Joshua Lynn BaineRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | RiverBender.com Obits

    Born May 27, 1980 in Wood River, he was the son of Terry L. Baine, Sr. of Murrayville and Pamela Baine of Hartford. He was a graduate of Civic Memorial High School.

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  5. Wood River dissolves TIF fund, new developer found for 'stagnant' landRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com

    WOOD RIVER The Wood River City Council voted unanimously to end a tax increment funding fund Monday night, Wood River Mayor Cheryl Maguire said Tuesday. The TIF fund was created in 2007-2008 to assist a developer who wanted to fund the development of a subdivision in an undeveloped portion of Wood River on the eastern edge of its city limits, adjacent to the Kendall Hill neighborhood.

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  6. Multi fire departments respond to Wood River home, discover daunting smell from sump pumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com

    Several fire departments responded to a mutual aid box alarm on Lorena in Wood River Monday night for the smell of smoke in the basement of a home. Due to the fact the smell of smoke was present in a residential home, a mutual aid box alarm rang, which summoned firefighters from adjacent municipalities.

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  7. Wood River Police activate Ileas TRT team after threats, situation ends peacefullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RiverBender.com

    Wood River Police Department faced a domestic situation that involved threats to law enforcement Monday night and the ILEAS TRT team was activated, Wood River Police Chief Brad Wells said. The ILEAS TRT team staged about a mile away in a parking lot, then went to the scene close to Dairy Queen in Wood River on 13th Street.

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  8. Kathy Ann ReederRead the original story

    Monday | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... new her. Visitation will be from 9 am until time of service at 11 am, Wednesday, November 21 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

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  9. Doris I. GowinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... rolls made from a family recipe. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, John and Gloria Gowin of Wood River; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Gowin of Jacksonville and Kathy Gowin of Bunker Hill; many nieces, nephews, Bob, Steve, Tim and Jay ...

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  10. Dorris J. StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | RiverBender.com Obits

    Doris and her husband have been faithful members of the Wood River and Bethalto Christian Churches for over 60 years. She was a member of the Women's Ministry.

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  11. Fatal Crash: Woman dies in single-vehicle accident in Wood River Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | RiverBender.com

    A female driver was killed in a single-vehicle accident at Old St. Louis Road at Citrus Lane in Wood River around 9 Sunday night. Wood River Police Department was on the scene investigating the accident and did not have an exact cause of the accident to release at this time.

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  12. ILLINOIS 143 OPEN: IDOT completes bridge project on timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | RiverBender.com

    There are going to be a lot of excited people today with Illinois Route 143 over Indian Creek open once again. Traffic was light Friday morning because the word is not yet out about the highway open between Edwardsville and Wood River, but look for that to change by the weekend.

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  13. James L. RileyRead the original story

    Friday Nov 16 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... watching old western movies. Survivors include a daughter, Kathy Berry of Port Orange, FL; a son, Steven Riley of Wood River; 8 grandchildren, Dusty Robins, Amie (Jamie) Wells, Amber Robins (Andy Lucker), Melina (Doug) Moutria, Jon (Deirdre) ...

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  14. Helen L. BorrenpohlRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 15 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Hilda Fry. Visitation will be from 9 am until time of service at 11 am, Friday, November 16 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River. Rev. Mark Scandrett will officiate.

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  15. Missouri, Illinois bank robbery suspect reaches plea dealRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 14 | News Tribune

    ... January, he stole nearly $37,000 by robbing banks in the Illinois towns of Alton, East Alton, Edwardsville, Wood River and Godfrey and one bank in the Missouri town of Florissant. He was identified after dropping a robbery note that still had ...

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  16. Mary NewaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Mary Newa, 86, passed away at 12:35 am on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Fox Grove Supportive Living Community in Wood River.

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  17. Beth Ann DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Beth was born in Wood River, IL on Sept. 28, 1974 to James E. Davis and Elvera A. Davis.

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  18. Cheryl Sue SmickRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Cheryl Sue Smick, 72 of Pontoon Beach, Illinois passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at St. Louis University Hospital. Cheryl was born on January 16, 1946 in Wood River, Illinois; the daughter of the late John and Dorothy Frick.

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  19. Betty Lee StewartRead the original story

    Monday Nov 5 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... working at the Community Hope Center in Cottage Hills. Betty is survived by a daughter-in-law, Vickie Stewart of Wood River; grandchildren Danielle (Andrew) Huddleston, Kelsie (Austin Ward) Stewart, and Erik Brown; great grandchildren, Brynn, Avery, ...

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  20. Cory R. CoolbaughRead the original story

    Friday Nov 2 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Born in Alton on October 18, 1985, he was the son of Cindy Lowe of Alton and the late Terry Richard. He is survived by his mother; son, Isaih Murrell; daughter, Olivia Coolbaugh; brothers, Matthew Coolbaugh of Alton, Kyle Batson of Wood River; sisters, Angela Ritter of East Alton, Anna Newell, Anna Jo Coolbaugh, Keyra Sasek and Rose Glassbrenner all of Alton.

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