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  1. Suspect Charged with ArsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | RiverBender.com

    A local man is wanted in connection with a fire at a home in Wood River last Thursday. 26 year old Justin Rodewald who was last known to have lived in Wood River but may have also resided in South Roxana, was charged Tuesday with aggravated arson following a fire at an apartment in the 100 block of Thompson Street.

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  2. No Word Yet on Medical Marijuana LicensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | RiverBender.com

    Godfrey Mayor Mike McCormick is pulling for a couple of local projects to get the green light from the state. Those projects are medical marijuana grow facilities proposed in Wood River and Jersey County.

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  3. Wood River Hotel Plan StallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | RiverBender.com

    Another plan to build a hotel and convenience store on Wood River's east side appears to have fizzled. There have been several plans to build on property near the Illinois 255 and 143 interchange, but none have gotten past the planning stage.

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  4. Daniele Nicole AlbersRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Born in Wood River on May 8, 1985, she was the daughter of William Huck of Bethalto and Christine Villalobos of Edwardsville. Surviving also are two sons, Issac and Levi Albers at home; two daughters, McKenna Kampwerth and Brooklynn Helfer at home; two step-daughters, Jaidynn and Jazmynn Albers of Springfield; brother, Travis Huck of Roxana; four sisters, Erika Huck, Chloe Villalobos and Claire Villalobos all of Edwardsville, Daphne Dahlen of Wood River; step-father, Jose' Villalobos of Edwardsville.

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  5. M Marjorie KenneyRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Joseph J. Barr. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 23 at Holy Angels Parish Church in Wood River. Father James Flach will serve as celebrant.

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  6. Dawanna Renee Dawn DilksRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Pattie and Randy Longley of Jerseyville and Crystal Dilks of Jerseyville; a step father, Dan Wallace of Wood River; and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her mother, Marian Wallace; an infant daughter, Dora Rose ...

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  7. Lloyd E SitzeRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Lloyd worked as a UAW assembly worker for Lincoln-Mercury for 17 years. He later worked as a custodian for Wood River High School for 21 years until his retirement in 1986. Survivors include two daughters, Cathy (Gary) Becker of St. Charles, Mo. and ...

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  8. Wilma A MaguireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Wilma A. Maguire 92, formerly of Wood River, passed away peacefully with her son and grandson by her side on December 19, 2014 at Edwardsville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, where she had been a resident since 2009. She was born May 16, 1922 in Marissa, IL to William and Lennie Crosby.

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  9. Ruth E GossRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    Ruth E. Goss, age 97, of East Alton, passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at VIP Manor in Wood River, IL. Ruth worked as a bookkeeper for several businesses in the Alton area.

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

    Dec 19, 2014 | 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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  11. ATI Systems Replacing Tornado Sirens in Hartford, Roxana, South Roxana...Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | 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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  12. Ralph W BeckmannRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | 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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  13. William Bill J McClintockRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | 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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  14. First Responders HonoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | 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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  15. 5As Redo Thrift StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | 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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  16. Redevelopment Possible in Wood RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | 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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  17. Shirley A HeinmillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | 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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  18. Richard Ricky Glen ForsytheRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | 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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  19. Norma J HanksRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | 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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  20. Junior V SelfRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | 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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