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Looking back at the Walter family

Highland, IL historian Roland Harris takes a look back at the city in 1917 as the country was fighting in World War I. Also, a look at the Walter family of Highland. Highland is located in the metro-east region of southern Illinois, near St. Louis, MO.

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A baby’s first act, saving a life

On the 20-anniversary year of their program, Southern OB/GYN Associates received a letter from the St. Louis Cord Blood Bank saying that one of their cord blood donations was used to treat someone with MDS. Southern OB/GYN has offices in the metro-east area of southern Illinois, near St. Louis, MO.

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Governor candidate Bob Daiber says labor, education and a budget needed for Illinois

Bob Daiber kicked off his Illinois gubernatorial race with a strong focus on supporting labor unions, education as key to social and business issues, and the need for an end to the budget stalemate in order to attract business. Daiber, the regional superintendent in Madison County, IL, has served in public office for more than 20 years, but only in the metro-east portion of southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.

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Highland sweeps IDTA State to cap off undefeated season

The Highland High School dance team captured state title in all three of its routines while also adding two more prestigious awards and having senior captain Ally Becker named Miss Illinois Drill Team Association Saturday at the IDTA State Competition at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center in Springfield.

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Sign-up set to begin for spring health fair in Highland

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland will hold its 2017 Spring Health Fair on Tuesday, April 18 at the Highland Knights of Columbus Hall. Pre-registration must be done in person at the hospital. Special registration events start Feb. 14. Highland is located near St. Louis, MO, in the metrotoeast region of southern Illinois.

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Meet the candidates for Highland School Board

There will be a contested race between four candidates from Saline Township for the Highland, IL Board of Education during the April 4 general consolidate election. See profiles of all the school board candidates in this story. Highland is located near St. Louis, MO, in the metro-east region of southern Illinois.

Videos

Highland Christmas Lights Contest Winners

Winners of the Highland, Illinois Christmas Lights Contest show off their displays.
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Highland Christmas Lights Contest Winners 1:28

Highland Christmas Lights Contest Winners

Highland High School senior scores perfect 36 on ACT 1:02

Highland High School senior scores perfect 36 on ACT

Highland Veterans Day Service 2:16

Highland Veterans Day Service

War of 1812 veteran is remembered at rural resting place 2:01

War of 1812 veteran is remembered at rural resting place