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Historic O’Fallon log home is being torn down

Local news: When siding was removed from an O’Fallon, IL., home a log cabin built in the mid-1800s was revealed. It’s being razed due to water and termite damage, but the salvaged logs and artifacts will live on in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL, and St. Louis, MO.

Learn how you can help a Highland mother fighting rare brain cancer

Heather Potthast of Highland was recently diagnosed with a rare brain cancer called medulloblastoma. About 200 adults are diagnosed with the illness every year. Potthast's family wants to raise funds to help pay for her treatment through GoFundMe.