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Former Fairview Heights Alderman Praises Metro Landing

By Randy Pierce Herald Publications James Nations, who served as an alderman in Fairview Heights for the first 10 years following its incorporation in 1969 and is currently the chairman of the board of directors of the Southwestern Illinois Development Authority, was among those offering praise at the ribbon cutting for a new project in…

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Mascoutah Pool To Open May 25

By Pamela Rensing mascherald@heraldpubs.com The City of Mascoutah has announced Saturday, May 25, as the opening date for the Mascoutah Swimming Pool. In 2018, the pool did not open until July 14 due to contractor project delays.  So it is understandable that some residents are crossing their fingers for a May opening. According to City…

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Local Robotics Team Heads To World Championship

By Ava Merrifield Robo Raiders, FTC 7129 The Robo Raiders FTC 7129, a homeschool robotics team based in Mascoutah, Illinois, are preparing for their final challenge of the season. April 24 – 27, the team will be competing in Detroit, Michigan, at the FIRST Robotics World Championship, a competition attended by the top 160 teams…

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Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois and HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital hold ceremonial groundbreaking for a new cancer care center

O’FALLON – HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois held a ceremonial groundbreaking to highlight the future site of a new cancer care center that will offer comprehensive cancer services to patients in the metro east region. The radiation oncology center is expected to open in early 2020. The 31,000 square foot…

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