No easy road to championship for teams in Class 4A Belleville East Regional

The East St. Louis High School Flyers are the highest-seeded boys basketball team in the Class 4A Belleville East Regional, but the Belleville West High School Maroons, the Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders and other teams could have much to say about who wins the championship this week in Belleville, IL, in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.

Sprinkle dirt with Collinsville water plant and see what grows

Collinsville, IL, in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, is building a new water plant. The new plant opens up potential for community growth. Its site on land across Collinsville Road solved a lawsuit with a recreation district and opens frontage property for commercial development.

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Balance Coffee & Tea owner talks about coffee and his new business

Marshall Morris grew up in Belleville, IL and Columbia, IL, worked on the railroad for 15 years, and got off in Seattle, WA, where he learned the coffee trade. Now, he’s opened Balance Coffee & Tea restaurant eatery cafe at the old train depot in Belleville, IL in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.
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Balance Coffee & Tea owner talks about coffee and his new business 2:05

Balance Coffee & Tea owner talks about coffee and his new business

Community reception held to commemorate 100 years since East St. Louis race riots 1:52

Community reception held to commemorate 100 years since East St. Louis race riots

Car crashes into house in Millstadt 0:27

Car crashes into house in Millstadt

Good Samaritans in East St. Louis help doctor who got a flat tire on his way to perform heart surgery 3:13

Good Samaritans in East St. Louis help doctor who got a flat tire on his way to perform heart surgery