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Winter Solstice Event Sunday at Cahokia Mounds

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (IRN) - A crowd will gather in Collinsville on Sunday to welcome winter.

The place will be Woodhenge, a circle of wooden posts at Cahokia Mounds, where the Mississippian culture of 1,000 years ago observed the sunrise as far south in the sky as it would be, marking the winter solstice. 134 more words


Cake 230—World’s Largest Catsup Bottle (20 cakes left)

If you’re a fan of ketchup, then you definitely need to visit the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle in Collinsville, Illinois. Originally, this 170-feet tall tower held water, not ketchup. 198 more words

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Shop Locally For Small Business Saturday

This year, consider doing holiday shopping at the locally owned stores in Canton. With help from store owners and a little creativity, you can find something unexpected. 434 more words

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R.I.P. "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" Singer and Motown Veteran Jimmy Ruffin

NEW YORK — Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits include What Becomes of the Brokenhearted and Hold on to My Love, died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. 114 more words


Police: Illinois Man Assaults Boy on School Bus

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Police have charged a southwest Illinois man who they say assaulted a 6-year-old boy on a school bus for allegedly bullying his daughter. 169 more words


Man accuses boy of bullying, threatens him on school bus

COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Police say 33-year-old Malvin Crain of Granite City reportedly grabbed a 6-year-old boy by his jacket, pulled out his belt and threatened to attack the child if he didn’t stop bullying his daughter. 179 more words


Justice Moses Harrison II: An Oral History

Moses Harrison II practiced law in Collinsville, Illinois before becoming a Circuit Judge, an Appellate Court Justice, and an Illinois Supreme Court Justice from Illinois’s Fifth District. 23 more words

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