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  1. Bell Lands Knoxville Nationals RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | National Speed Sport News

    ... events in Illinois that get under way Wednesday at Highland Speedway before moving on to Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach on Thursday, Jacksonville Speedway on Friday and then Macon Speedway on Saturday. From there, it's on to Kansas midget aboard ...

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  2. Horseshoe Lake crash victim identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Belleville News Democrat

    Tammy Wall-Mercer, 45, of Pontoon Beach, has been identified as the driver of a red pickup truck who died after the vehicle rolled over into Horseshoe Lake on Monday.

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  3. Woman Dies Following AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | RiverBender.com

    ... overturned truck in shallow water near the bank, but she later died of her injuries at a St. Louis hospital. Pontoon Beach Police and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources police responded to the scene and are investigating the incident. The ...

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  4. Woman dies after truck rolls into lakeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... dead after her pickup truck ran off the road and rolled into Horseshoe Lake and the truck landed on its roof. PONTOON BEACH, Ill. - A 45-year-old woman is dead after her pickup truck ran off the road and rolled into Horseshoe Lake and the truck ...

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  5. Shelly R HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... formerly worked for the Alton Belle Casino and Casino Queen where she was a table dealer. She was a member of Pontoon Beach Baptist Church in Pontoon Beach. She loved spending time with her children and her family. She was a loving mother, daughter, ...

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  6. Belle-Clair Speedway is set to host Topless Twin 30sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... season as he passed Tim Manville on Lap 30 and hung on to win the $10,000 last Friday at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach. Defending champ Mike Harrison won the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified National feature race last Friday, taking ...

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  7. Police searching for Pontoon Beach robbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... at about 2:30 a.m. on Illinois 111 between Gateway Commerce Center Drive and the Flying J Truck Stop in Pontoon Beach, according to Detective Rich Carney of the Pontoon Beach Police Department. The victim told police he was walking along the road ...

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  8. Mevert collects title in Meurer memorial race at Belle ClairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... second and Matt Weidner was third. The UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals "The Hell Tour" hits Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach on Friday night with a big night of racing action planned. The main event is the $10,000 to win feature race for UMP Late ...

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  9. 'Invaluable': Metro-east high school students get Running Start on college educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... his college education by starting it while he was still in high school. For the last two years, Chris, 18, of Pontoon Beach participated in Southwestern Illinois College's Running Start program, which allows qualified high school students to take ...

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  10. Belle-Clair will honor former voice of trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... Speedway. St. Jacob's Tim Manville won the UMP Late Model main event last Friday at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach and Trenton's Michael Kloos was third. Jim Shereck took second place. Rick Conoyer won the UMP Modifieds feature and Aaron Heck ...

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  11. Ride along on a dirt track raceRide along on a dirt track raceHave...Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Ride along on a dirt track race Have you ever wondered what it'd be like to race on the dirt track at Tri-City Speedway? Check out this story on KSDK.com: http://on.ksdk.com/1pxuRjq PONTOON BEACH, Ill.

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  12. Little takes Late Models race at Belle-ClairRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... Bud 40 paying $5,000 to win for UMP Late Models has been rescheduled for Friday night at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach. Tri-City feature winners from last week include Randy Korte (UMP Late Models), Ray Walsh (UMP Modifieds), Kolby Vandenbergh ...

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  13. Belle-Clair set to host Late Models and ModifiedsRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    ... members and $5 off grandstand admission for retired military and veterans with proper ID. Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach will host the popular Budweiser 50 main event Sunday featuring some of the region's top UMP Late Model drivers running for ...

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  14. Man accused in shooting death of motorcyclistRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... a motorcyclist whose body was found along a rural road. Illinois State Police say 23-year-old Caleb Bailey of Pontoon Beach was charged Monday with first-degree murder in the death of Travis Mayes. Police say 43-year-old Mayes was found dead shortly ...

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  15. Man charged with shooting, killing motorcyclist in Granite CityRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

    A Pontoon Beach man was charged with murder after he allegedly shot and killed a motorcyclist in Granite City early Sunday morning.

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  16. Charges Filed in Bikers MurderRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | RiverBender.com

    ... Investigators believe Caleb R. Bailey, of the first block of Victory Drive, shot 43-year-old Travis Mayes of Pontoon Beach with a .357 handgun. Bailey is charged with three counts of First Degree Murder. A Madison County Sheriff's Deputy initially ... 291 comments

  17. Suspect charged in biker's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | KPLR-11

    Police say that Ryan Bailey, 23, of Pontoon Beach shot Travis Mayes while he was riding his motorcycle around 4am in Granite City on Sunday.

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  18. Man charged for murder of motorcyclistMan charged for murder of...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    A Pontoon Beach man is charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of a Granite City man over the weekend.

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  19. Police probe shooting death of motorcyclistRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... was found along a rural road in southwestern Illinois' Madison County. Police say 43-year-old Travis Mayes of Pontoon Beach was found dead shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday next to his motorcycle near Granite City Authorities say a sheriff's deputy ...

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  20. Motorcyclist dies after being shot in the head; police say victim knew suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    The Illinois State Police are investigating the killing of a 43-year-old Pontoon Beach man that occurred early Sunday in Madison County.

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