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What you need to know about Zika from the head of the CDC

By Chuck Raasch, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

May 31, 2016

Mosquito season is here, and with it comes the possibility of the Zika virus, a relatively new health risk in the continental United States, especially for pregnant women.The virus has been found to cause microcephaly, which attac...

Your electric bill is going down: Wholesale electricity prices for Southern Illinois to drop

By Joseph Bustos, Belleville News-Democrat

April 21, 2016

Ameren Illinois customers can expect to see a slight drop in their electricity rates beginning in June.An electricity capacity auction conducted by the Midwest Independent System Operator yielded improved electricity supply prices ...

Water treatment training program could be cut

By Kelsey Landis, The Alton Telegraph

March 24, 2016

A university water-system operator training program is on the chopping block due to a lack of federal student loan money and state funding, even as headlines about the disastrous effects of negligent water system operators contin...

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