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SIU Museum exhibits celebrate region, alumni
Works that showcase the diverse talents of regional artists and SIU Carbondale alumni are among are among the highlights at University Museum this spring.
by Pete Rosenbery
Feb 3, 2023 8:12 AM
Modern homesteading series generates interest
A modern homesteading series kicked off in January as residents from across southern Illinois gathered to learn how they can become better connected to their food, family and community.
Submitted by Heather Willis U of I Extension
Feb 3, 2023 8:11 AM
On the Trail: Battling the bush honeysuckle
On a nice weather day in early December last year, I took a walk around Campus Lake. I usually park where the boardwalk is now (where the beach used to be). Often, I'll do some chin-ups on the bars near the start of the trail to get the blood flowing.
Feb 3, 2023 8:10 AM
SIU women drop a close one at UIC, 65-62
UIC overcame an early, 14-point deficit to beat the Southern Illinois women's basketball team on Saturday, 65-62, running off six-straight points in the final minute. The Salukis (6-9, 3-3) used a couple of big, 9-0 runs in the first half to build a 28-14 lead. SIU point guard Quierra Love hit a driving layup with 6:36 to go in the second quarter that doubled up the score.
By Tom Weber
Jan 20, 2023 11:35 AM
Eagle Scout project yields kayak launches at Rend Lake
C. Tate Miller, 15, a member of Boy Scout Troop 103 in Mt. Vernon, recently installed two kayak launches at Rend Lake as part of his Eagle Scout project.
Submitted by Marcus Miller
Sep 7, 2022 5:38 PM
State treasurer Frerichs makes swing through southern Illinois
Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs visited the area this week to highlight programs that allow workers to save for their own retirement and help small nonprofits provide services to disadvantaged people.
Submitted by the Office of Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs
Sep 7, 2022 5:12 PM
RLC partners with F.B. McAfoos for demonstration
Southeastern Illinois College has announced the first recipient of the Richard Edward Dunk Jr. Memorial Scholarship.
RLC Public Information
Sep 7, 2022 5:02 PM
Sidebar: Culture of cruelty persists despite decades of warnings at Illinois-run mental health facility
This article was produced for ProPublica's Local Reporting Network in partnership with Lee Enterprises, along with Capitol News Illinois. Over a year ago, the security chief at Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center in southern Illinois sent an email to the head of the state agency that operates the facility, warning her of dangerous conditions inside.
By Molly Parker, Lee Enterprises Midwest
Sep 7, 2022 4:06 PM
Brutal beatings, abuse plague state-run mental health facility, investigation reveals
Consequences are few as reports of heinous abuse continue at Choate facility in Anna.
By Beth Hundsdorfer, Capitol News Illinois
Sep 7, 2022 4:04 PM
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