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  1. Car Issues in The Extreme ColdRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | RiverBender.com

    The weather forecast over the next few days warms us up, but there could be a wintry mix of precipitation this weekend. With that possibility in mind, the manager at Andy's Tire and Auto Service in Alton is offering some tips for area motorists.

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  2. Tax Appeal Filed Against School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | RiverBender.com

    The owners of the power plant that sits along the Berm Highway in East Alton are appealing their tax bill. One of the biggest chunks of the taxes goes to the Alton School District, so the district is gearing up for a process they hope can be settled without the drama that played out in a neighboring community last year.

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  3. Paul Chris JohnsonRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... 18, 1930 in Hartford, Illinois, the son of the late Mike and Connie (Renfrow) Johnson. Chris graduated from East-Alton Wood River High School in 1947, and proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953 during the Korean War, in the artillery ...

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  4. A Look Inside the Old Bakery Beer Company, Alton's First Craft BreweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | River Front Times

    As reported by Gut Check , the Old Bakery Beer Company opened on January 23 in the former Colonial Bakery building in downtown Alton, Illinois.

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  5. New Owners for Mineral Springs BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | RiverBender.com

    A firm in Florida now owns the Mineral Springs Building on Broadway in Alton. Mercy Realty in Tampa took over about six weeks ago according to a company spokesman.

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  6. CVB Planning College WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | RiverBender.com

    Getting college students to think about Alton rather than St. Louis as their first entertainment option is the goal of an upcoming promotion coming together at the Alton Regional Convention and Visitor's Bureau. Details are being worked out for a "College Week," which would more than likely encompass Thursday through Sunday promotions at businesses along Third Street.

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  7. Budget Address Local ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | RiverBender.com

    ... stack of unpaid bills and an increase in early childhood and K-12 education. State Representative Dan Beiser (D-Alton) tells The Big Z he is concerned with Rauner's plan to cut funding to municipalities. The governor's budget proposal does not ...

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  8. Richard L Dick DiuguidRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... two sons in law: Deborah and Robin Baker of Dorsey, Deanna and Bob Kohlburn of Valparaiso, Indiana, Donna Diuguid of Alton, one son and daughter in law: Michael and Anita (Heath) Diuguid of Granite City, eleven grandchildren: Jessica Schoenemann and ...

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  9. James H Jim MitchellRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    James H. "Jim" Mitchell, 68, passed away at 8:13am on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at his residence with his loving family by his side. He was born on May 4, 1946, in Alton, Illinois the son of the late Henry and Mayme Mitchell.

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  10. George M Teasley JrRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    George M. Teasley, Jr., 89, passed away 4:20 a.m. Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Rosewood Care Center of Alton. Born in Wood River on July 1, 1925, he was the son of George M. Sr., and Blanch E. Teasley.

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  11. Tula Mae NeuhausRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Tula Mae Neuhaus, 87, passed away 3:20 a.m. Thursday, February 12, 2015 at Eunice Smith Nursing Home in Alton. Tula ad worked as a sales clerk at Baxter's in Alton 16 years before retiring in June of 1998.

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  12. Bathroom wreckage lands two Mardi Gras partiers in the Slidell jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | NOLA.com

    Tyler Flanagan, 29, of East Alton, Ill., and Larry Northcutt, 26, of Wood River, Ill., were arrested Feb. 15, 2015 for allegedly damaging bathrooms in three Slidell bars. ) Two drunken Mardi Gras revelers from Illinois landed in jail after tearing up the bathrooms in three different Slidell bars, police said.

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  13. Spoon Baking Company's 'Spoon Cookie': An Oat, Coconut and Walnut Infused TreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | River Front Times

    ... and provide some insight on how these confections are made along the way. Spoon Baking Company (4 East Broadway; Alton, Illinois; 618-374-6098) opened on December 22, fulfilling the longtime dream of Alton resident Diana Schuler, who co-owns the ...

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  14. Emerick Tournament Taking ShapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | RiverBender.com

    You can get your co-ed softball team signed up for an early season tournament by calling the Alton Parks and Recreation Department. The inaugural Leroy Emerick Shake Off The Dust Tournament is planned for April 18 0 19 at Gordon Moore Park, and is open to teams from around the region.

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  15. JoLeanna Louise Lane FranklinRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | RiverBender.com Obits

    JoLeanna Louise Lane Franklin, 2 months, infant daughter of Savannah Louise Lane and Adam Hayes Franklin of Alton, IL went to be with the Angels at 1:00 a.m. Sun. Feb. 15, 2015 at Alton Memorial Hospital ER.

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  16. Train Derails In West AltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | RiverBender.com

    freight train derailed in West Alton yesterday afternoon. The lead car of a Burlington-Northern train jumped the track near Highway 94 and Dwiggins Road as it was attempting to navigate a turn.

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  17. Raleigh S BattlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Raleigh S. Battles, 102, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 10:40 pm, Friday February 13, 2015 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton. He was born in Nokomis, IL on June 19, 1912 the son of the late Luther and Clara Battles.

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  18. APD Meet and Greet Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | RiverBender.com

    The community will have a chance to get to know some of the officers in the Alton Police Department during an event next month. Alton Police Department Public Information Officer Emily Hejna tells The Big Z the department has set up a "Meet and Greet" event at Today's Beauty Supply on March 7th.

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  19. Masters of the SkyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | River Front Times

    ... ou snap their picture. 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. Sat. & Sun. (Feb. 14-15). National Great Rivers Museum (2 Lock and Dam Way, Alton, Illinois; 618-462-6979 or www.mtrf.org ). $3 to $5.

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  20. Mary Louise GottlobRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Mary Louise Gottlob, 86, of Godfrey, a dedicated mother and grandmother, passed peacefully on Thursday, February 12, 2015, at her home surrounded with great love and caring by her family.Mary was born on November 21, 1928 the daughter of the late John E. Butler and Viola R. Butler Walsh of Alton.St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alton was the site of her wedding to John Henry Gottlob of Alton on November 23, 1946.

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