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Monday, November 30, 2020

JB Bridge work to result in I-255 lane closures

Drivers heading into Illinois from St. Louis County will want to avoid using I-255 during weekdays, as Missouri Department of Transportation crews will have...

Solar farm proposed near Valmeyer

The Monroe County Zoning Board of Appeals is holding a public hearing Tuesday night on a proposed community solar farm near Valmeyer.  The hearing will...

I-255 lane closure Wednesday

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced the southbound left lane of I-255 at milepost 12.8 south of Cahokia in St. Clair County will be...

New I-255 exit gets $33M

The Illinois General Assembly passed a $45 billion capital plan earlier this year and some of that money will be coming to this area.  Although...

Lost court fines being sought

cuit Clerk Lisa Fallon settled into her newly elected position in late 2016, she assumed responsibility for managing a mountain of court transaction records. Included...

Connector task force making progress

Only a few months after legislation passed in Springfield extending the deadline for its work, the Southwest Illinois Connector Task Force is making progress.  The...

Wednesday storm wreaks havoc near Millstadt

A strong thunderstorm destroyed a pole barn, damaged other structures and downed trees and power lines Wednesday afternoon near Millstadt. The damage was reported...

Waterloo buys water plant land

Waterloo made a big step in the future of its water service last week by purchasing land for a new water treatment plant to...

I-255 road work starts Monday

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that the northbound and southbound lanes of I-255 from Route 3 to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge in...

Cause of severe plant disease found at local Walmart

The pathogen that causes Sudden Oak Death, a plant disease that has killed large tracts of oaks and affected many native plant species in...

County board hears flood update

The threat of flooding on the Mississippi and Kaskaskia rivers is by no means over, but the Mississippi is dropping steadily and is predicted...

River crests as flood fight continues

For now at least, the worst is over for flooding in the area because the Mississippi River crested Saturday night at 46.02 feet in...