Highland News Leader

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Highland veterans memorial dedication postponed until November

A bid has been awarded to Korte & Luitjohan Construction for the construction of the Veterans Memorial Wall that will be located in Dennis Rinderer Park. The city, American Legion Lee Iten Post 430 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) have also decided on a new date for the memorial’s dedication. Highland is located in St. Louis in the metro-east section of southern Illinois.

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City, county honor Highland first responders who saved baby from lake

Todd Zobrist and other Highland police, fire and emergency medical staff were honored during a Highland City Council meeting on April 17 for the events that took place when Cristy Campbell drove into Silver Lake with her infant son in the car. The first responders were honored by the city and the Madison County Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. Highland is near St. Louis in the metro-east section of southern Illinois.

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Hartlieb earns first win for Class A West Viriginia Power

Highland, IL native Geoff Hartlieb fired two scoreless innings to earn his first win for the West Virginia Power, the Class A minor-league affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, in a 12-1 victory over the Lakewood BlueClaws at the Power’s home ballpark of Appalachian Power Park on Sunday, April 22 in Charleston, W. VA. Highland is located in the metro-east area of southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.

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Local Girl Scouts shine at All That Glitters award ceremony

Girl Scouts were shining stars during Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois’ (GSSI) All That Glitters award ceremony on April 1 at the Holiday Inn in Mount Vernon. Highland, IL area awardees included recipients of the Girl Scout Gold Award, the top individual award a Girl Scout can earn, as well as the Girl Scout Silver Award, which is the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can earn.

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Local students earn SIUE nursing scholarships

Kara Kucinick, a sophomore from of St. Jacob, IL earned the Janet N. Rarick Scholarship for Nursing, and Kristin Hoyt, a senior from Highland, IL earned the Rose M. Juhasz Memorial Nursing Scholarship at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) School of Nursing’s 10th annual Scholarship and Award Luncheon.

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Hacke fires no-hitter, Baer homers as HHS edges Triad 1-0

Highland, IL senior pitcher Aubrey Hacke threw a no-hitter and junior catcher Lauren Baer hit a solo home run in the second inning as the Lady Bulldogs defeated the Triad Knights 1-0 Wednesday, April 19 at Highland High School to stay unbeaten at 15-0 overall, including 4-0 in the Mississippi Valley Conference. Highland is located in the metro-east area of southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.

Videos

New St. Jacob Village Hall ground-breaking

St. Jacob, IL Mayor Richard Scheifer and Mark Frey of Southwestern Construction speak about the plans for the new village hall.
Megan Braa mbraa@bnd.com
New St. Jacob Village Hall ground-breaking 1:12

New St. Jacob Village Hall ground-breaking

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Triad's "Most Romantic Couple" celebrate 50 years of marriage

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