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Monday, February 19, 2018
Celebrate Red Cross Month by giving blood in March
Campbell Hill man found not guilty of sex crime
Chester City Council meets Tuesday night
Chester High School holds Valentine's Day Blood Drive for Red Cross
Murphysboro Re-entry Center set to open
Percy man sent to prison on weapons charge
Political groups excluded from new sex harassment reforms crafted by Madigan

Friday, February 16, 2018
2018 CHS Cheer camp was big success
Democrats move bill that could kill private scholarship program
New charges filed against Waterloo man accused in stabbing death of Red Bud man
New sophisticated phone scam targets Illinois residents
Next week a busy week for local election offices

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Costello Responds to Governorís Budget Address
Illinois lawmakers inch closer to new hospital tax despite worries
Mulholland named to President's List at MC
One Case of Legionnaires' Disease at Chester Mental Health Center
Randolph County Man Sentenced to 135 Months in Prison for Methamphetamine Conspiracy
Rauner renews call for reforms, proposes shifting pension costs to local government
Senator Paul Schimpf: Raunerís budget a wakeup call for lawmakers
State lawmakers on both sides of the aisle considering more tax hikes

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
CUSD #139 School Board to meet Thursday night
Former Madigan employee says House speaker covered up harassment complaint, retaliated
Madigan says he won't resign in wake of staffer sexual harassment scandal
Red Bud man injured in single vehicle crash Sunday night
Rocher man injured in single vehicle crash Sunday afternoon
TG Missouri and Ranken Technical College Host Tour

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Advocates Say New ADA Bill Could Weaken It
Illinois public health boss: Illinois needs Narcan shots
Illinois second worst in U.S. for underwater homes
Kennedy campaign calls for Madigan's resignation in wake of sex harassment case controversy
New report highlighting slow state economy doesnít surprise state lawmaker
Randolph Co Sheriff Department's weekly arrest report

Monday, February 12, 2018
'Alarmed' program protecting Illinois homeowners
Cattle-disease study needs more participants in southern Illinois
Muddy River Coffee opens to rave reviews
State lawmakers looking for elusive revenue estimate for coming fiscal year
Top Madigan political aide fired over sexual harassment allegations

Friday, February 9, 2018
Chester Bridge work planned
Costello Calls on Admin to Release Communication Surrounding Quincy Veteransí Home
Evansville Grade School volleyball tournament collects 450 cans of food for CACFP
Red Cross Blood Drive set for February 21 in Chester
Students awarded scholarships to attend Southeast
Students honored for Good Decision Making Skills at Chester Grade

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Abigail Myers is accepted at Culver-Stockton College
January Students of the Month at Chester Grade
Proposed 'privilege' tax on capital gains called 'jobs killer' by lawmaker
Senator concerned ISBE school funding formula questions will delay new dollars going out

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Redeker named to Dean's List at Rockford University
Report: "Perfect storm" on horizon for Illinois housing market
Republican lawmakers pitch three-part tax reform plan
Willisville woman injured in Monday night single vehicle crash in Randolph County

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
40,000 IL Students Eligible for SNAP
Filling statehouse vacancies: Saving money or circumventing voters?
Missouri S&T announces honor list
Randolph Co Sheriff Department's weekly arrest report
River Region residents among SEMOís Fall grads
State lawmakers blame population loss on uncertainty, trust in government, and more
State rep wants to mirror federal K-12 savings benefits in Illinois

Monday, February 5, 2018
Chester City Council meets tonight
Chester High School musicians load truck
Donors urged to help maintain blood supply
Illinois gun rights group has other gun free zones in sights to be shot down
More Chester Grade School character award winners announced
Republican state lawmaker calls for Gov. Rauner's resignation
State Republicans question 'Out of control' Illinois State Board of Education

Friday, February 2, 2018
Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk
Illinois expected to file for REAL ID compliance
Illinois incarceration rates decline, but state may be able to do more
Raising Illinois' smoking age could create problems
Red Bud man named to UA President's List
Red Bud woman named to Culver-Stockton Honor Roll

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Bost, wife were among those on Amtrak train involved in accident
Chester woman sentenced to probation on drug charge
Costello Statement on Governor's State of the State Address
Eden man sentenced on burglary charge in Randolph County court
Governor Rauner delivers State of the State Address
Illinois lawmaker files bill to block vehicle miles traveled tax
Illinois taxpayers to wait a month for state tax refunds
Rauner calls for collaboration during State of the State address
Senator Paul Schimpf responds to State of the State Address
Sparta woman sentenced on drug charge

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Chester man sentenced after November standoff with authorities
Dept. overseeing Illinois' medical marijuana program could appeal court-ordered expansion
ISP troopers will be looking for DUIs this weekend
Randolph County Sheriffís Department kept busy in 2017
Red Bud man sentenced on theft charge in Randolph County
Sparta woman pleads guilty to battery charge
Students awarded scholarships to attend Southeast

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Chester Parks and Recreation offers Umpire Clinic
How old is old enough for children to be left home alone?
Hunter Howie shoots at SIU basketball game
New tech could solve rural internet access problem
Republican state lawmaker says idea to bond out pension debt is 'massively irresponsible'
State Board: School funding delay is bureaucratic, not part of scholarship fight
Students assist with Chester Mobile Market
Three more Character Education T-Shirt winners announced at CGS

Monday, January 29, 2018
$75 Million 'Forever SIU' campaign reaches 75 percent of goal in first year
Deanís List of MAC students released
Flu in Illinois leveling off, not going away
Illinois veterinarian warns of dog flu risks
Mobile home blown off trailer; shuts down Route 15
More CGS Character Award winners announced
New faculty qualifications prove a challenge for some Illinois colleges
Stoker pleads guilty to federal drug charge, awaiting trial on murder charges
While Illinois gains 7,700 manufacturing jobs in 2017, group says trends elsewhere raise alarm