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  1. Microbrewery OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | RiverBender.com

    The old Colonial Bakery on Landmarks Boulevard returns to the Alton business community, with the city's first microbrewery. The Old Bakery Beer Company opens today, offering what the owners say will be creative, high quality food and handcrafted beers with organically grown hops and malt.

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  2. Haunted Conference Returns to AltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | RiverBender.com

    The 19th annual Haunted America Conference will return to Alton this summer. According to the event's website, Alton has boasted a long history of spectral sightings, weird happenings and ghost events, including dozens of paranormal encounters during past conferences.

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  3. Alton Students March for LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | RiverBender.com

    Members of St. Mary's Church in Alton are among the tens of thousands that are gathered today in Washington D.C. for the annual March for Life. Today is the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v Wade decision legalizing abortion.

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  4. Madison County settles harassment suit against ex-sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Herald

    ... Madison County has agreed to pay $42,500 to resolve a federal sexual harassment lawsuit against a former sheriff. The (Alton) Telegraph (http://bit.ly/1CU5PAO ) reports that the county board on Wednesday signed off on the settlement with county ...

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  5. Betty L SowdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Our world has become a darker place with the passing of our beautiful mother Betty L. Sowders, who died on Monday January 19, 2015. She was born on April 5, 1936 in East Alton, the sixth of nine children born to Leto and Tillie Iberg.

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  6. Davis Statue Fundraiser Wrapping UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | RiverBender.com

    A statue of Alton native Miles Davis will grace West Third Street this summer, as organizers are about done raising funds for the project. The Miles Davis Statue Committee is sounding the last call to purchase a commemorative brick that will become part of a plaza around the sculpture.

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  7. Dorothy RehmstedtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... until services begin at 1 p.m. Father Tom Liebler will officiate. Burial will follow at Woodland Hill Cemetery in East Alton. Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Team Imagine, in honor of Diana Kersey. Online ...

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  8. Linda J PonderRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Linda J. Ponder, 66, of Bethalto, Ill., born May 22, 1948, in Granite City, Ill., died Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, Ill. Linda worked at American Steel for 20 years until her retirement in 2010.

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  9. Who's Packing? (and does it matter?) Schools, hospitals and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | JD Supra

    ... It was very frightening," says Michelle St. Cin, AMS, PCAM, regional manager for Community Property Management in Alton, Ill. The situation was defused, but it left board members wondering: What if an over-protective parent were to pull a gun from a ...

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  10. Drug Addiction Awareness Rally SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | RiverBender.com

    ... Madison County were up again in 2014. A local group is helping organize an awareness rally tomorrow afternoon in Upper Alton. Chad Sabora is an admitted former addict, and is trying to help others kick the habit. He says the most important thing he ...

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  11. Randolph Scott CardRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... and friends.Randy is survived by four children, Ann Card, Brandy Card, Carla and Kenny Garis, and Scott Card, all of Alton; a brother, Robert Huff Jr.; a sister, Arlene Augsburger, of Alton; three grandchildren, Korbin Garis, Kadin Garis, and Layla ...

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  12. Lois MintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Lois Minton, 92, died at 10:45 p.m. Monday, January 19, 2015 at Alton Memorial Hospital. Born January 31, 1922 in Paris, IL she was the daughter of the late Dallas T. and Irene Harrell Sr. She was a very active member with the DAR for over 65 years and a member of First Presbyterian Church in Alton.

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  13. Gladys M Deatherage KarlasRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Gladys M. Karlas, 85, passed away peacefully, Friday, January 16, 2015 at Rosewood Care Center of Alton after a brief illness. At age 15, she left home to get a job and help support her mother and younger siblings as they fell on hard times.

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  14. Stephen RichnakRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Richnak retired after 40 years of service as a self-employed window, door and siding installer. He was active with the Alton Little Theatre and loved singing, theatre, sailing and entertaining people. On November 20, 1982 he married the former ...

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  15. Mary L Bunny Cousins Hanei MillerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Mary L. "Bunny" Cousins Hanei Miller, 82, passed away at 2:43 a.m. on Monday, January 19, 2015 at Christian Hospital NE after a long and courageous battle with chronic illness. She was born May 28, 1932 in Alton, IL the daughter of the late Clarence and Lillian Cousins.

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  16. Spotlight on Middle School RoboticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | RiverBender.com

    A group of students from Alton Middle School are learning about robotics thanks to a grant from the Alton Educational Foundation. The foundation awarded a $5,000 grant to three teachers last year to purchase Lego kits and software to program the robots.

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  17. Detours Near Alton Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | RiverBender.com

    If your daily commute takes you near Alton Middle School, you might want to avoid the area. The City of Alton is replacing a sewer on College Avenue near the Annex Building and that will lead to a detour for some motorists.

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  18. SoaringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | CNN

    ... and catch him and To my delight I managed to get a few beautiful shots. Photo was taken along The Great River Road in Alton, IL. I used a Canon T2i and Tamron 150-600 mm lens. Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help tell CNN ...

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  19. Emerald Ridge Phase Nears CompletionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | RiverBender.com

    The redevelopment of the Defense Area in East Alton continues, with about 44 new homes already occupied, and the mayor looking for ways to expand the project. This is a multi-phase development, and excitement continues to build amongst city officials, the contractor doing the work, and prospective homeowners.

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  20. Mary Jane FosterRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Surviving also are a son Doug Foster of Meadowbrook; four grandchildren, Jamie Foster, Mike Foster, Allie Foster, Elizabeth Field; three great grandchildren, Joseph Foster, Ryan and Jabe Richey; two brothers, John Harrop Of Meadowbrook, Ron Harrop of East Alton; four sisters, Hazel Harris of Lebanon, Dorris Radliff of Godfrey, Janet Cato of Meadowbrook, Linda James of Marble Hill, MO; nieces and nephews.

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