Runnin’ on empty, beltway highway project crashes on junk heap

Opponents to turning Illinois 158 into an outer beltway that links Columbia, IL to Troy, IL in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, have won and the proposal is dead. They gained a reprieve from the highway, but development will still come to our rural areas. The problem will be that the transportation infrastructure will not.

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Home catches fire in Caseyville

Firefighters from four departments fought a structure fire at 520 South Main in Caseyville on Monday morning. The fire started around 7:45 am, closing traffic on a portion Of Illinois 157.
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Home catches fire in Caseyville 1:04

Home catches fire in Caseyville

New AmeriCorps director at SWIC 1:08

New AmeriCorps director at SWIC

Battling the Caseyville house fire 1:46

Battling the Caseyville house fire

Cat saved from Caseyville house fire 0:21

Cat saved from Caseyville house fire