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Illinois Capital Development Board Releases Over $596,000 in Rebuild Illinois Funding to Southeastern Illinois College Towards Exterior Repairs

HARRISBURG – The Illinois Capital Development Board Thursday announced over $596,000 has been released from the state towards exterior repairs at Southeastern Illinois College, with local matching funds supporting a total investment of over $794,000. The funding will help address deferred maintenance projects on the Southeastern Illinois College campus that have been stalled due to

Illinois Capital Development Board Releases Over $4.3 Million in Rebuild Illinois Funding for Repairs at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale

CARBONDALE – The Illinois Capital Development Board Thursday announced over $4.3 million has been released for the replacement of sewer line, repairs to the campus streamline, and tunnel at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. The funding will help address deferred maintenance projects on the Southern Illinois University – Carbondale campus that has been stalled due

Five Area Agencies Each Receive $10,000 Grant from AmerenCares

MARION – Benton-West City Ministerial Alliance, Wesley Foundation at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Murphysboro Food Pantry, Herrin Community Food Pantry, and Carbondale Good Samaritan Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen each received recently a $10,000 grant from AmerenCares to support community members near either the Grand Tower or Southern Illinois reliability project. “We are thrilled to

Electronic Recycling Event Saturday in Carrier Mills

CARRIER MILLS – The first electronic recycling event of year in Carrier Mills will take place tomorrow at the Municipal Building parking lot on North Mill Street. The event will run from 9 a.m. until noon or until the truck is full. If you plan to participate, you will need to follow social distancing guidelines

Bost Endorses Diederich for Williamson County Sheriff

MARION – Jeff Diederich’s campaign for Williamson County Sheriff received a big boost Thursday as Congressman Mike Bost formally endorsed his campaign. Bost stated in his letter of endorsement, “Jeff is a man of integrity with strong work ethic and motivation, which have helped him develop and operate businesses with progressively successful results and a