Belleville IL, Collinsville IL, Highland IL, Granite City, IL, Alton, IL, students participate in the March 14 National School Walkout to protest for gun control and safe schools after school shooting in Parkland, FL.
Michael Deck served in the Revolutionary War in the Virginia Militia. He then fought battles against Indians and helped build forts on the frontier before settling near Highland IL in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.
Highland IL school board approved putting a 1 percent sales tax increase on the March ballot. The schools want to use the tax to lower property tax rates and finish its five-year facility plan in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.
The grand opening for The Strand Theater event venue in Pocahontas, IL will be St. Patrick's Day weekend, near Highland in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO. Get tickets to enjoy food, drinks and live jazz music at the 1940s themed venue.
A program that gave Saline and Helvetia townships, Highland Area Christian Service Ministry and St. Vincent DePual money for helping people pay utility bills has been stopped in Highland in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.
Education news: College scholarship deadlines approach for Illinois students in Belleville, IL, Edwardsville, IL, Collinsville, IL, O'Fallon, IL, East St. Louis, IL and other Southern Illinois cities near St. Louis, MO.
Stanford University's Lena Giger earned First-Team All-American accolades at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. Giger is a native of Highland, IL, which is in Southern Illinois near St. Louis.
The Highland, IL High School girls soccer team returns a nice core of returners from last year's squad that posted the second best record in school history at 14-6-3 and broke the school record for shutouts in a season. Highland is in Southern Illinois near St. Louis.
The strength of this year's Highland High School boys track and field team should be the sprint crew after all five runners return as seniors from last year's 4 x 100 relay team that qualified for state. Highland is located in Southern Illinois near St. Louis.
Election 2018 news: How Madison County, IL, schools in Edwardsville, IL, Granite City, IL, Highland, IL, Troy, IL, Alton, IL, Bethalto, IL, Roxana, IL, and Wood River, IL, will use money if voters approve sales tax increase.
The Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library, located at 1001 9th St. in Highland held an eclipse viewing party on Aug. 21. Members of the community came to view the event through the special filtered library telescopes. This is the first time in almost 100 years that a total solar eclipse has traveled coast to coast in the United States, and it might be the last one for another century, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The eclipse "path of totality" passed through parts of southern Illinois, though Highland was not on the bounds.
Reactions to the 2017 solar eclipse at the Louis Latzer Library
'Freckleface Strawberry' is just like other girls, except for her bright red hair and freckles
Madison County girl with rare disease has big dreams for the future
July Highland Yard of the Month winners are creative in their gardening