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LOCAL NEWS

An east bound freight train struck a car in Vandalia at around 6:50 p.m. Thursday, claiming three lives. According to the Illinois State...

This Halloween, little ghosts, goblins, witches, and vampires will be taking to the streets in search of tricks and treats. Sgt. Deb Keserauskis...

The Bond County Unit 2 Academic Foundation held their annual meeting Monday night and awarded nearly $8,000 in grants to teachers in the district. Grants...

SPORTS

The Greenville Comets are heading into playoff action this Saturday. They will host the Bloomington Central Catholic Saints. Kickoff is at 1:00...

The undefeated Greenville Comets will host the Bloomington Central Catholic Saints this Saturday in round one of the 4A IHSA football playoffs. WGEL spoke with...

Lady Comets Volleyball defeated Civic Memorial in two games Tuesday and will play Thursday at 6:00 for the regional championship

OBITUARIES

Shirley Ann Schwendemann, age 85, of rural Greenville, passed away Wednesday, October 29 at her home. A celebration of life for 85 year...

Carol A. Beichel, age 63, of Highland, passed away Sunday, October 26, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral services for 63 year-old...

Joseph G. “Butch” Geiger, Jr., age 77, of Highland, passed away Friday, October 24, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland. Services for 77...