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WSIU Public Broadcasting, the public media stations of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, have partnered with Lindenwood University in Belleville, Ill., the Belleville News-Democrat and the Southern Illinoisan to host a debate between candidates for the Illinois 12th Congressional District...
Williamson County Sheriff Bennie Vick announced an upcoming traffic safety campaign. Through the next several weeks, roadside safety checks will be scheduled during both daytime and nighttime hours in order to encourage safe driving through the Halloween holiday and the remainder of October. These...
Many school aged children do not know where their food comes from. In fact neither do many adults.  According to a survey commissioned by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, 72 percent of consumers know nothing or very little about farming or ranching. But Farm to School programs are trying to...
Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Jason Lindsey from Hooked on Science and WPSD presented an eye-catching pokemon science demonstration at Shawnee Elementary School in Wolf Lake on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Firefighter TC Schaefer, right, helped Rusty Smith, center, to try on some firefighting gear during a visit to Shawnee Elementary School. Also in the picture is Kyle Shirley. Photo by Amber Skelton.
Shawnee Elementary students received a visit from some area fire department personnel and their equipment on Tuesday morning, Oct. 11, as part of Fire Prevention Week. Firefighters Riley Webb, of the McClure-East Cape Fire District, and TC Schaefer and chief Dennis Wright, both of the Tower Rock...
Democrat Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump by an overwhelming 53 percent to 28 percent margin among likely voters in the 2016 race for president in Illinois, according to a new poll by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute. Libertarian Gary Johnson...
Harvest season is in full swing in Southern Illinois. Lt. Shane Alvey, interim commander of Illinois State Police District 13/22, is urging motorists to be alert while traveling on rural roadways. As farmers move equipment from field to field they will be traveling at much slower speeds than the...
Bubble Kicks, a business in Anna, had volunteers show how to use the bubbles during a Kid’s Fest which was held Saturday, Oct. 8, in Anna. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Bubble Kicks, a business in Anna, had volunteers show how to use the bubbles during a Kid’s Fest which was held Saturday, Oct. 8, in Anna. The event was held during the 2016 Union County ColorFest weekend. Kid’s Fest was hosted by the Children’s Medical and Mental Health Resource Network, and also...
Families and their furry friends will have a chance to celebrate the lifelong contributions of canine caregivers to cancer patients at the American Cancer Society Bark For Life event on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Carbondale Community High School. The celebration will include doggie and kid's activities...
Creepy critters and other fun with Mother Nature promise to make the eighth annual Haunted Hollow at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center a fun time for all ages. The family friendly event is planned from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 6 at Touch of Nature, which...

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