O'Fallon Progress

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Papa Wally’s Produce stand in Shiloh has it all — veggies to eggs

Are you sick of fruits, veggies or eggs from retail and grocery stores being devoid of flavor, and probably nutrients too due to long transportation periods and being genetically modified? Well, one O’Fallon resident, Lisa Wall, was, and so now she only shops locally for her veggies, fruits and eggs. Come visit Papa Wally’s Produce at 138 Seibert Rd. in Shiloh.

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Jailbird on the loose

‘Our Town’ is a weekly column by Progress Columnist Brian Keller who gives our readers a peek into the past of the City of O’Fallon, Illinois, and the Village of Shiloh. Keller is also the O’Fallon Historical Society president.

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St. Clare Church hosting Oktoberfest this weekend

St. Clare Catholic Church is hosting its 16th annual Oktoberfest on Saturday. Every fall on the last Saturday of September, St. Clare Church honors the region’s German heritage with this fundraising event. Oktoberfest is a festival for the entire family with food and drink, games and raffles, a 5K and fun run, live music and more from 4 and 11 p.m.

O'Fallon Progress

FEMA sponsored National Preparedeness Month is this month

A weekly message to O’Fallon residents on traditional values and progressive thinking regarding issues, concerns or praises for local residents, City staff, local volunteer, civic or religious and charitable organizations, or updates and detailed information on upcoming holidays, events or topics. For more information visit O’Fallon City Hall at O'Fallon, located at 255 S. Lincoln Avenue, or call 624-4500, extension 8730.

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OTHS boys win first Cross Country title; girls finish 2nd at Granite City

In their second major meet of the 2016 season, the Forest Park Invitational Saturday, Panther male and female harriers were running against the elite cross country teams from across the state of Missouri. Despite the rugged competition, both OTHS teams finished with solid efforts, ending the day among the top 10 schools and leading the Illinois schools participating in the event.

Videos

Welcome to kindergarten, welcome back O'Fallon students

Wednesday morning was the first day of school for O'Fallon Elementary District 90. Nervous kindergarteners met their teachers, older students again found their way to class in these scenes from Marie Schaefer and Estelle Kampmeyer schools.
Robyn Kirsch rkirsch@bnd.com
Welcome to kindergarten, welcome back O'Fallon students 2:58

Welcome to kindergarten, welcome back O'Fallon students

New O'Fallon junior high assistant principal talks experience in education 1:23

New O'Fallon junior high assistant principal talks experience in education

Dual business brings a lot of 'dough' to O'Fallon 2:12

Dual business brings a lot of 'dough' to O'Fallon

New rec-plex brings Olympic standard to O'Fallon 1:18

New rec-plex brings Olympic standard to O'Fallon