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It's been about 52 years since a U.S. Flag has flown over what is now the Post Commons, but that was remedied Monday with the... [Read More]
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Milkweed will no longer be classified as a "noxious weed" in the village of Godfrey, after an ordinance amending the definitions of weeds was approved... [Read More]
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After more than 90 years, the Lenox Tower has gone dark. Since the 1920s, the tower has controlled part of the train movement through... [Read More]
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The long process of selling off Godfrey's wastewater system took a few steps forward with the passage of an ordinance and agreement Wednesday, and village... [Read More]
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A husband and wife have pleaded guilty to murder in the 2017 starvation death of their 6-year-old son. Michael L. Roberts and Georgena L.... [Read More]
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An Elsah man faces two felony weapons violations after he was charged Oct. 30 for possession of a suppressor and a rifle without a Firearm... [Read More]
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Long-time local business owner and attorney Ben Allen was appointed Wednesday to the Godfrey Village Board, replacing the late Eldon "Twirp" Williams, who was murdered... [Read More]
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Election results from Tuesday night's midterm have leaders of both major political parties in Madison County pondering the political leanings of their county. A... [Read More]
Incumbents won the few contested county-wide races across the board. County Clerk Debbie Ming-Mendoza defeated challenger Stephen J. Adler 54,606 to 48,154; and Republican... [Read More]
Voters in Alton and Godfrey split on the abolition of township government, while referendums supporting Second Amendment rights and abolishing the Madison County Recorder and... [Read More]
Very few changes will occur in the makeup of the Madison County Board, with almost all incumbents easily winning or appearing to be close to... [Read More]
In something of a surprise, Alton Township voters have opted to keep the township. Faced with the same question, Godfrey voters approved dissolving the... [Read More]
Mayor Mike McCormick is set to announce a replacement on the Godfrey Village Board for the late Eldon "Twirp" Williams, but won't identify them until... [Read More]
An ordinance making some changes to the Madison County Board's policy regarding citizen comments during board meetings was discussed Monday, and plans are to fine-tune... [Read More]
From just-graduated high-schoolers to retired workers looking for full- or part-time jobs, Collinsville's Gateway Center was a good place to be as a steady stream... [Read More]
An ordinance updating food sanitation codes and fees survived several attempts to delay its passage at Wednesday's County Board meeting. The changes generally update... [Read More]
From just-graduated high-schoolers to retired workers looking for full- or part-time jobs, Collinsville's Gateway Center was a good place to be as a steady stream... [Read More]
A homeless man arrested several times while wearing a clown suit was charged with burglary Sept. 19 in a separate incident. Ronald M. Singleton,... [Read More]
Four of five people originally charged after an Aug. 26 shooting on West 19th Street in Alton were indicted by a Madison County Grand Jury... [Read More]
A $750,000 loan to East Alton to help spur redevelopment of Eastgate Plaza was overwhelmingly approved at Wednesday's Madison County Board meeting, after some debate... [Read More]
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