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Flood control engineering along the Mississippi River during the last century has caused floods to increase in magnitude when they do happen, according to an article published in a leading scientific journal and co-authored by a researcher at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The article,...
Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America at Salem Lutheran Church in Jonesboro are planning to host an event on Saturday evening, May 5, in support of Citikidz Christian Sports Camp in Rector, Pa. The evening gets underway at 5:30 p.m. Director Timotheus Pope and his wife, Anna-Jonesboro...
Shawnee School District No. 84 has announced students who made the high honor roll, the honor roll and had perfect attendance for the third quarter. Students in high school, junior high school and the elementary school were recognized. Shawnee Junior-Senior High School High Honor Roll Seniors:...
A new budget and park concessions were among the topics discussed at last week’s regular meeting of the Anna City Council. The meeting was held Tuesday evening, April 3, at Anna City Hall. The council approved placing the city’s Fiscal Year 2018-2019 budget on display for public viewing. The city’s...
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has unveiled a new ad campaign which highlights the Jan. 1 law which allows 16- and 17-year-olds to register to become organ/tissue donors during his annual kick off of National Donate Life Month in April. “Teenagers are making a difference across the country...
Schools in Union Countty are reported to be sharing in $107,000 in biodiversity field trip grants. Awarding of the grants was announced Thursday, April 5, by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, and the governor’s office in Springfield. State officials said the funding will make it...
On Saturday, April 14, the Jackson County Health Department and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office invite area residents to participate in a drug take-back and confidential document shredding event which is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon. The event will be at the Jackson County Health Department,...
The St. Louis Symphony is scheduled to return to  Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus in Cape Girardeau to perform at 7:30 p.m. April 13 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall. Ticket information is available by contacting the River Campus box office, which is located in the...
It’s been said that many hands make light work – one of the many reasons that volunteers are a valued part of Union County Hospital in Anna.  Volunteers are integral to Union County Hospital’s commitment to the community, by supporting the hospital’s mission of providing comprehensive care –...
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, has launched a new online tool that will allow landowners, producers and chemical applicators to see the locations of sensitive natural resources in Illinois.  The Natural Resources Awareness Tool for Applicators was created in response to reports...

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