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  • November 28, 2018The Kaskaskia-Cahokia Trail Coalition is proud to announce that it has received a grant of $2,500 from Illinois Humanities to support the production of a self-guided tour booklet.The Kaskaskia-Cahokia Trail (KCT) is located within the St. Louis metropolitan area in St. Clair, Monroe and Randolph counties in southwestern Illinois. The KCT corridor connects […]

  • November 26, 2018The Village of Maeystown will host visitors to its annual Old Fashioned German Christmas on Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 11:00a.m. to 4:30p.m.  The day will feature a variety of music and activities.Featured music for the day includes a strolling brass ensemble from the Band Room Brass between 11:30am and 1:30pm, a performance […]

  • October 10, 2018(POP-UP SHOP scheduled to open November 15, 2018)COLUMBIA, IL October 9 – The City of Columbia will re-open the newly remodeled one room Shoemaker School House located at 6 Gall Road with frontage along the busy Route 3 corridor as a year round pop-up shop prior to the upcoming Christmas season.  Vendors, entrepreneurs, […]

  • October 10, 2018Believe it or not, the 2018 season of the Litchfield Pickers Market wraps up this Sunday, October 14 from 9 AM – 3 PM in downtown Litchfield, IL (400 North State Street). This market will end in a full fall celebration! In addition to the blocks of vintage items, antiques, collectibles, and upcycled […]

  • September 25, 2018Louisville, KY – September 23, 2018 – Crappie anglers from several states traveled to Carlyle Lake, IL to participate in a Crappie USA (CUSA) tournament. Local and traveling anglers fished for cash, prizes, and an opportunity to compete at the 2018 CUSA Classic which will feature a guaranteed payout of $125,000 in cash […]

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  • Belleville News Democrat

    The largest tourism bureau in Illinois will have a new president and CEO July 1. Dan Krankeola will take over the top job at ILLINOISouth Tourism in place of Jo Kathmann, who is retiring.

  • Belleville News Democrat

    Southern Illinois is teeming with hidden gems like Aviston’s Hidden Lake Winery & Banquet Center. Nestled in the quiet wooded charm of the “Silent Forest,” the winery is off the beaten path, offering a peaceful respite for those city dwellers.

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