More Videos

Madison County Board fires Kristen Poshard 0:52

Madison County Board fires Kristen Poshard

Police need to be seen to deter crime 7:02

Police need to be seen to deter crime

'State funding has been one of our biggest challenges' superintendent says 3:14

'State funding has been one of our biggest challenges' superintendent says

More changes are coming to O’Fallon. Here’s how one area transformed over the years. 1:19

More changes are coming to O’Fallon. Here’s how one area transformed over the years.

A few million ways Illinois neglects kids, cops, health care 1:07

A few million ways Illinois neglects kids, cops, health care

Man dies in Cahokia house fire 0:51

Man dies in Cahokia house fire

Watch the drawing at queen of hearts raffle in Aviston 1:03

Watch the drawing at queen of hearts raffle in Aviston

Caseyville motel room had homemade guns, thousands of rounds 3:23

Caseyville motel room had homemade guns, thousands of rounds

Judge Ron Duebbert goes before grand jury in July 1:22

Judge Ron Duebbert goes before grand jury in July

IHOP temporarily closes in Belleville 1:02

IHOP temporarily closes in Belleville

  • Swansea leaders balk at giving $517K to St. Clair Township

    Swansea leaders are upset that residents pay $517,000 in property taxes to St. Clair Township for road repairs but none of the money is used on Swansea roads.

Swansea leaders are upset that residents pay $517,000 in property taxes to St. Clair Township for road repairs but none of the money is used on Swansea roads. Mike Koziatek mkoziatek@bnd.com
Swansea leaders are upset that residents pay $517,000 in property taxes to St. Clair Township for road repairs but none of the money is used on Swansea roads. Mike Koziatek mkoziatek@bnd.com

This is why there’s a secession movement brewing in Swansea

September 07, 2017 11:36 AM

More Videos

Madison County Board fires Kristen Poshard 0:52

Madison County Board fires Kristen Poshard

Police need to be seen to deter crime 7:02

Police need to be seen to deter crime

'State funding has been one of our biggest challenges' superintendent says 3:14

'State funding has been one of our biggest challenges' superintendent says

More changes are coming to O’Fallon. Here’s how one area transformed over the years. 1:19

More changes are coming to O’Fallon. Here’s how one area transformed over the years.

A few million ways Illinois neglects kids, cops, health care 1:07

A few million ways Illinois neglects kids, cops, health care

Man dies in Cahokia house fire 0:51

Man dies in Cahokia house fire

Watch the drawing at queen of hearts raffle in Aviston 1:03

Watch the drawing at queen of hearts raffle in Aviston

Caseyville motel room had homemade guns, thousands of rounds 3:23

Caseyville motel room had homemade guns, thousands of rounds

Judge Ron Duebbert goes before grand jury in July 1:22

Judge Ron Duebbert goes before grand jury in July

IHOP temporarily closes in Belleville 1:02

IHOP temporarily closes in Belleville

  • Madison County Board fires Kristen Poshard

    The Madison County Board voted Wednesday night to terminate the employment of Kristen Poshard, the county’s economic development chair. She will receive a 30-day notice of the termination, starting immediately, and three months of severance pay, a standard package. The reason for the termination was not divulged.