Metro-East News

Metro-East News

McKendree gets $4 million gift, school’s second-largest donation

McKendree University recently received a $4 million gift in the form of two student apartment complexes located on College Road west of the Lebanon campus.

O'Fallon Progress

Soon you’ll be able to cycle from Troy to O’Fallon under I-55

After years on the drawing board has many waiting in anticipation to find out more about the Troy-O’Fallon Bike Trail Connector project, but now debris and dirt movement are in the works after about five years. A little over 8 miles, the trail will connect Madison County at Troy, IL., with St. Clair County at O’Fallon, IL., in southern Illinois near St. Louis, Mo., with a completion date sometime in 2018.

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McKendree University receives donation of two dorm buildings

Two student housing apartment complexes have been given to McKendree University in Lebanon.
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McKendree University receives donation of two dorm buildings 1:03

McKendree University receives donation of two dorm buildings

A Jumping Joy family amusement center opens in vacant school 1:23

A Jumping Joy family amusement center opens in vacant school

Breakfast With A Cop at Collinsville 1:01

Breakfast With A Cop at Collinsville

Walk A Mile In My Shoes raises money and awareness for sexual assault victims 1:12

Walk A Mile In My Shoes raises money and awareness for sexual assault victims