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The Gallery at Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House, located at 612 Broadway in downtown Cape Girardeau,  is hosting an exhibition titled “Breath.” The show features the work of Jessica Lambert, Catapult Creative House Student Gallery’s manager and senior bachelor of fine...
Sixteen wines from 13 wineries across the state have been designated by the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Alliance, IGGVA, as official Bicentennial Illinois-grown rosés.  Dry to semi-dry rosé was chosen as the featured style because Illinois producers are developing these world-class wines...
In a review of her first legislative session, State Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie, D-Elizabethtown, said she “stood up against new proposals that would limit the Second Amendment rights of law abiding gun owners, passed legislation to help remove excessive fines from local farmers, provided owed wages...
The Village of Olmsted plans to host a cleanup site for the 2018 Ohio River Sweep. The Ohio River Sweep is a river bank clean up that extends for the entire length of the Ohio River and many of its tributaries. The event is set for Saturday, June 16. Those who want to volunteer are asked to meet at...
Visitors to Illinois hit an all-time high in 2017, state officials recently announced. Nearly 114 million people traveled to the state last year to “Enjoy Illinois” and give a $1.1 billion boost to the state’s economy.  Last year’s visitor totals were 1.4 percent higher than 2016, which also was a...
Washington, D.C. – The  U.S. House of Representatives late Wednesday night, June 6, passed bipartisan legislation which is designed to strengthen America’s ports, locks, dams and water infrastructure.  The Water Resources Development Act, WRDA, which then headed to the U.S. Senate for further...
Family fishing programs are planned during June, July and August at Giant City State Park near Makanda. The program is geared towards children 5 to 12 years of age and will cover the basics of fishing. All supplies will be provided. The programs are scheduled on the following Fridays: June 8, June...
The Illinois Department of Public Health, IDPH, has issued an updated consumption advisory for sport fish caught in the state’s waters.   The updated advisory and detailed information can be found on the IDPH website at http://dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/environmental-health-protection/.......
The Long Knives Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented the 2018 Outstanding Citizenship Awards to 13 recipients in April and May.   The award is given to high school seniors who exemplify a sincere academic attitude and good citizenship, and who display the qualities of leadership...
Several opportunities are available this summer for children in the region to receive free preventive dental services through the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Dental Sealant Grant Program. A total of 12 clinics are scheduled. Each of the clinics will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  One of the...

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