Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

How to stop terrorism

Letter to the editor Madison Ratay, with the Borgen Project, says President Donald Trump’s travel ban is extremely controversial and may or may not be effective and that there may be a different solution to our nation’s safety.

Letters to the Editor

We need to lead our leaders

Letter to the editor writer Joseph Reichert, of Belleville, IL, says in 2016, only 53.3 percent of us voted and if half were Republicans and half Democrats, — disregarding the others — it means that what we end up with is rule by 26.5 percent of citizens

Letters to the Editor

There are better ways than the oil pipeline

Letter to the editor writer Rita Cooper, of O’Fallon, IL, says oil pipelines are not the best idea because their could be a massive oil spill underground that could contaminate an aquifer that eight states depend on and that President Donald Trump is determined to destroy America to further enrich his billionaire friends.

Letters to the Editor

Different doesn’t always mean wrong

Letter to the editor writer David J. Busse, of Maryville, IL, says many people are complaining that President Donald Trump does things differently than other presidents, but Busse points out that just because something is different, doesn’t mean it’s wrong.

Letters to the Editor

BND readers sound off on cartoon, Trump, township

Belleville News-Democrat readers in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, in St. Clair County, Madison County, Monroe County, Clinton County and Randolph County including the cities of Belleville, IL, Edwardsville, IL, O’Fallon, IL, Collinsville, IL, and East St. Louis, IL share opinions on the news nationally and in the southern Illinois and St. Louis, MO region.

Videos

Senior leads Collinsville basketball to win at Belleville East

The Collinsville, IL, High School Kahoks boys basketball team defeated the Belleville, IL, Township High School East Lancers in Southern Illinois high school boys basketball action. Senior Austin Knight scored a season high 21 points and was one of five Kahoks players in double figures.
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Senior leads Collinsville basketball to win at Belleville East 1:33

Senior leads Collinsville basketball to win at Belleville East

Edwardsville basketball coach talks win over O'Fallon 2:19

Edwardsville basketball coach talks win over O'Fallon

Belleville junior high students prepare to say goodbye to dean of students 0:32

Belleville junior high students prepare to say goodbye to dean of students

The EDGE defends tax incentives for new expansion project 2:26

The EDGE defends tax incentives for new expansion project