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SOUTHERN ILLINOIS COVID-19 UPDATE

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Click on the links below to see the latest COVID-19 information from our local health departments.  Egyptian Health Department Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department Hamilton County Health Department Jackson County Health Department Jefferson County Health Department Perry County Health Department Southern Seven Health Department Illinois Department of Public …

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REND LAKE CONTINUES INVASIVE SPECIES ERADICATION THURSDAY

REND LAKE – Phragmites australis, also known as Common Reed, is a non-native, invasive wetland grass that aggressively outcompetes ecologically important native plants and displaces native animals. Phragmites was introduced along the United States eastern coast in the early 19th century, and today impacts wetland communities across the United States. At …

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CARBONDALE REINSTATES MASK MANDATES, REQUIRING CITY EMPLOYEES TO GET COVID-19 VACCINATION

CARBONDALE – The Carbondale City Council voted unanimously to reinstate a city-wide mask mandate effective immediately at Monday’s special City Council meeting. The Council also approved an ordinance adopting a policy mandating Carbondale City employees receive the COVID-19 vaccination.   The City’s mask mandate reinforces Governor Pritzker’s statewide mandate, requiring …

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ONE INJURED IN WAYNE COUNTY CRASH TUESDAY MORNING

MT. ERIE – One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Wayne County Tuesday morning. According to Illinois State Police, 43-year-old Robert L. Traiteur of Geff was driving his SUV south on County Road 2625 East approaching the T intersection at County Road 1905 North when Traiteur turned west …

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CITY OF CARMI ANNOUNCES LABOR DAY HOLIDAY TRASH SCHEDULE

CARMI – Due to the Labor Day holiday, residential trash in the city of Carmi will not be picked up on Monday. Monday service will be picked up on Tuesday, Sept. 7. Tuesday service will be picked up on Wednesday, Sept. 8. Wednesday service will be picked up on Thursday, …

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ISBE SAYS NO TO USING COVID-19 CASH FOR NEW FOOTBALL FIELD AT ANNA-JONESBORO

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education has rejected Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s request to use its COVID relief dollars towards astroturf for its football field. The disapproval of the grant application comes after heated community debate over what is and is not an appropriate use of COVID-19 relief …

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