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  1. Blue Hill guards shine in winRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hastings Tribune

    The Blue Hill girls basketball team erased its two-game losing streak thanks to the play of guards Kenzie Hubl and Lenae Kohmetscher in Thursday's 73-37 home victory over the Wood River Eagles.

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  2. ATI Systems Replacing Tornado Sirens in Hartford, Roxana, South Roxana...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Acoustic Technology, Inc. today announced that the municipalities of Hartford, Roxana, South Roxana and Wood River, Illinois awarded ATI a contract for a new Alert System. Acoustic Technology, Inc. , the world leader in Mass Notification Systems and intelligible voice systems, today announced that the municipalities of Hartford, Roxana, South Roxana and Wood River, Illinois awarded ATI a contract for a new Alert System.

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  3. Ralph W BeckmannRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... work for Owens Illinois Glass in the mold shop, retiring in 1974. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wood River. He enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with his grandchildren and he always had a pocket full of mints to give to small ...

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  4. William Bill J McClintockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... He was a kind person who would do anything for a stranger. In addition to his wife of Alton and his mother of Wood River, he is survived by his children and their spouses, Elizabeth and Matthew Polak of Bellevue, NE and Christen and Christina ...

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  5. First Responders HonoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | RiverBender.com

    The Wood River City Council honored a number of first responders from Wood River and the surrounding area this week. Over a five-month period, Fire Chief Steve Alexander says there has been three clinical saves of victims in full cardiac arrest, and he wanted to take the time to recognize those that were involved with the rescue for their good work.

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  6. 5As Redo Thrift StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | RiverBender.com

    The Alton Area Animal Aid Association puts dogs and cats in forever homes on a regular basis, but the cost to keep them fed and healthy until that time comes can be overwhelming at times. The organization has several fundraising sources, including a thrift shop in Wood River.

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  7. Redevelopment Possible in Wood RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | RiverBender.com

    The building that used to house Jack Schmitt Chevrolet on State Route 111 in Wood River may not stay vacant long. When the Chevrolet dealership moved into its new facility on Route 143, it left behind a building that had been occupied for decades.

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  8. Shirley A HeinmillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Shirley A. Heinmiller, 90 passed away at 2:50 am Monday, December 15, 2014 at her home in Wood River. She was born on May 5, 1924 in Floyd County, Iowa, the daughter of Leslie Raymond and Blanche Marie Rice.

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  9. Richard Ricky Glen ForsytheRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Richard "Ricky" Glen Forsythe, 45, of Meadowbrook, IL, died at 9:45 p.m. Sat. Dec. 13, 2014 at VIP Manor in Wood River, IL.

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  10. Norma J HanksRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Norma J. Hanks, 76, passed away at 3:20pm on Friday December 12, 2014, at VIP Manor in Wood River, with her family by her side. Norma worked at Owens Illinois Glass as a Selector.

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  11. Junior V SelfRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Junior V. Self, 81, passed away at 2:30 a.m. Friday, December 12, 2014 at VIP Manor in Wood River. Survivors include a son, Jimmy Self of Mitchell, Ill.; 4 grandchildren, Ciera, Blake and Kayla Self and Matthew Groves; a brother, James B. Self of Greenfield, Ill.; two sisters, Lois Michaels of Maryland and Brenda Lawrence of Alton; a special niece and caregiver, Tammy Clendenny of Cottage Hills; and a longtime caregiver and friend, Sidney "Snappy" Rice of Alton; and several additional nieces and nephews.

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  12. Nancy Ann GerdtRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Nancy Ann Gerdt, 76, died at 2:05 a.m. Thursday, December 11, 2014 at V.I.P. Manor in Wood River. Born June 9, 1938 in Alton, she was the daughter of Perry and Lillie Campbell.

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  13. Heidi Lynn ClarkRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Heidi Lynn Clark, 19, passed away at 11:50 am Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL. She was born on November 12, 1995 in Wood River, Illinois, the daughter of Gary L. Clark and Candy Johnson.

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  14. James E German SrRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Department. Surviving are four sons, James, Jr. (Ginger) German of Wright City, MO, David (Rita) German of Wood River, John (Vicky) German of Cottage Hills, Richard (Kimberly) German of Santee, CA; 15 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; two ...

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  15. Charles E Chief Flowers SrRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Born in Wood River on February 21, 1939, he was the son of William Flowers, Sr. and Lois Flowers Gallahue. A U.S. Navy veteran, he had worked as a crane operator for Laclede Steel for over 30 years before retiring.

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  16. Driver Dies After Minor CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | RiverBender.com

    A St. Louis man, who operated an insurance office in Wood River, died at an area hospital Monday after a minor traffic crash in Madison County. 33-year-old Andrew Gobczynski died at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, but apparently not from injuries in the crash.

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  17. Home for the holidays in Today in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Alabama Live

    Eight-year-old Gavin White gets a hug and a kiss from his father, U.S. Army Spc. Dylan Effan, on Monday in a surprise reunion in the lunchroom of Gavin's school, Lewis and Clark Elementary School in Wood River, Ill.

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  18. The day in photosRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | New York Post

    U.S. Army Spc. Dylan Effan reunites with his son Gavin White in Wood River, Ill., after a tour of Afghanistan.

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  19. Luanne ShoemakerRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Luanne Shoemaker, 57, passed away at 3:25am on Sunday, December 7, 2014, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born on May 28, 1957, in Wood River, the daughter of the late Lewis and Barbara Stanton.

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  20. Mary L Betts Sivia OvermeyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... great grandchildren, her siblings, Wesley Betts of Moro, Carmelita Betts of Edwardsville, Bernelda Burney of Wood River, Alta Smith of Carbondale, IL and Edna Gold of Wood River and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and ...

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