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United States Marshals Service “Operation Washout” Nets 152 Arrests and 62 Firearms Seized

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – After a final arrest last weekend, federal authorities are releasing the results of a month long, large scale, multi-agency, law enforcement operation led by the U.S. Marshals Service, Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force, operating primarily throughout March 2022. The operation resulted in more than 150 arrests, including three individuals…

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Mascoutah Man Shoots Hole-In-One at Tamarack

Dennis Haas of Mascoutah shot a Hole-In-One during the 31st Annual Noon Lions Wayne Miller Memorial Golf Tournament on May 13 at Tamarack Golf Course. The historic shot was made on Hole #17. Bergkoetter Chevrolet-Buick in St. Libory was a sponsor of the tournament as well as the Hole-In-One contest. Haas won $900 towards the…

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Mascoutah Police Report: April 29 thru May 5

Friday, April 29 Subject Removal – 1400 block Eisenhower Suspicious Activity – 1300 block N. County Rd/Watkins Suspicious Vehicle – 1300 block N. County Rd/Watkins Abandoned Vehicle – 9800 block Perrin Rd/Sirtak Lock Out Vehicle – 700 block N. Jefferson/Quirin Information – 300 block Mine Rd/Quirin High Weeds – 500 block Falling Leaf Way/Sirtak Traffic…

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Illinois Supreme Court weighs ex-lawmakers’ case for back pay

Clayborne is seeking $104,412.93 in lost pay. Noland is seeking $71,507.43. By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Two former state senators who sponsored and voted for bills to reduce lawmakers’ pay and forgo annual cost of living adjustments are now asking the Illinois Supreme Court to declare those measures unconstitutional and award…

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Fairview Heights Kiwanis Celebrate 50th Year

By Randy Pierce tribune@heraldpubs.com Members of the Fairview Heights Kiwanis Club are celebrating the local organization’s 50th year of service to the community this month and were honored with a proclamation from Mayor Mark Kupsky to commemorate the occasion. A special 50th anniversary celebration for the club members and their guests is being held this…

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Mascoutah Tuesday Woman’s Club Makes Donation to MFD

Mascoutah Tuesday Woman’s Club members Katie Nelson and Susan Albrecht presented a check for $4000 to the Mascoutah Volunteer Fire Company. The funds were raised during the April 9-10 rummage sale held at the Ag Building in Scheve Park. This donation will go towards the purchase of a new battery operated piece of equipment on…

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Mascoutah Police Report: April 22 – April 28

Friday, April 22 Assist Other Agency – 8900 block Richter School Rd/Sirtak Ambulance Call – 6400 block Timber Lane Dr/Heinen Juvenile Problem – 900 block Park Dr/Kraus Assist Other Agency ISP – 1400 block W. Main St/Heinen Business Alarm – 9200 block Beller Dr/Watkins Information – 1100 block W. Main St/Quirin Ambulance Call – 200…

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Ralph Zuke Rides Again To Fight Polio Plus

By Randy Pierce tribune@heraldpubs.com FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS – Ralph Zuke, past president of the Fairview Heights Rotary Club, is currently on his way to Houston, Texas but not flying in a plane, travelling by train or driving a motor vehicle. He is, for the second time in his life, riding a modified bicycle to the Rotary…

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Mascoutah Police Report: April 15 thru April 21

Friday, April 15 911 Hang up – 9600 block Weatherby St/Quirin Reckless Driver – Rt. 4/Rettig Found Property – N. 9th St & W. Main St/Weck Child Custody Dispute – W. Main St/Bumpers Juvenile Problem – 100 block E. Church St/Sirtak Open Door/Window – 10000 block Fuesser Rd/Bumpers Speeding – S. Jefferson St. at Verner…

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