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CarbondALE celebrates suds on the Strip

By Austin Flynn

September 26, 2012

Filed under City, News

The first CarbondALE Microbrew and Music Fest will kick off family weekend Saturday at Hangar 9.Leah Stover, Carbondale Main Street lead event coordinator, said the beer-inspired bash is a way to promote the area’s growing mic...

Council approves restaurant agreement

By Austin Flynn

September 25, 2012

Filed under City, News

Lakeland Hills subdivision annexation beginsCouncil members voted on the agreement of a prospective restaurant and the annexation of houses in the Lakeland Hills subdivision, during Tuesday’s City Council meeting.The restaurant prope...

Council to talk Stadium Grille property redevelopment

By Austin Flynn

September 24, 2012

Filed under City, News

The City Council will talk tonight about an approval to enter into a redevelopment contract for the property used by Stadium Grille and annexation of the Lakeland Hills subdivision.Kevin Baity, city manager, said the city sta...

Approved splash park funds concern some

By Caleb Motsinger

September 19, 2012

Filed under City, News

With nearly unanimous support from the City Council and a sold-out Aug. 2 fundraiser at the Civic Center, some still feel the proposed Super Splash Park lacks full community support.The proposed park and competition pool is planne...

Student recovering after accident

By Lauren Duncan

September 18, 2012

Filed under Campus, City, News

 An SIU student is in the hospital after being struck by a car early Sunday morning in Carbondale.The vehicle struck two pedestrians, one male and one female, at about 2 a.m. Sept. 16 at the intersection of South Wall and Ea...

West Nile Virus returns to area

By Nathan Maul

September 16, 2012

Filed under City, News

As rain and humidity continue to sweep the region, hordes of virus-bearing mosquitos have plagued Little Egypt.A recent mosquito onslaught in southern Illinois has led to a wave of West Nile Disease. This has caused some peop...

Board of Trustees approves budget

By Lauren Duncan

September 13, 2012

Filed under City, News

State funding cuts as well as faculty and staff raises are a few priorities in the university’s budget this year.The SIU Board of Trustees met Tuesday at the SIU-Edwardsville campus for the first full board meeting since Ju...

Graduate student joins race for City Council

By Karsten Burgstahler

September 13, 2012

Filed under City, News

An SIU graduate student recently announced his decision to run for Carbondale’s highest board.Blaine Tisdale, Graduate Student Professional Council president, said he saw the good a student could bring to the Carbondale Cit...

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