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LOCAL NEWS

A Raymond girl has died from injuries she received in a February 4th traffic accident that occurred on Black Diamond Trail at Route 48...

The lack of a state budget in Illinois has forced the Kaskaskia College’s board to make reductions. K.C. President Penny Quinn told WGEL that the...

The primary election in Illinois is March 15th. In Bond County, three referendums will be decided by voters. They include the Bond County Unit...

Two students at Greenville High School have been honored with Good Citizenship Awards. Dominic Caldieraro is the recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution...

The Bond County Board has passed a resolution seeking relief from a state law that increased the pay of jurors in civil trials. The...

SPORTS

The Greenville Comets are the sole champions of the South Central Conference for the 2015-16 season. The Comets’ 62 to 38 win at Litchfield Friday...

Joel Hawkins, head baseball coach at Highland High School, was recently inducted into the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. He was...

Congratulations are in order for two junior high basketball teams in Bond County! The Mulberry Grove 8th grade Eagles basketball team won the regional Thursday,...

The Greenville High School cheerleading squad competed in the IHSA preliminaries Friday in Bloomington. Ten of the 25 competing schools advanced to the...

WGEL will have several opportunities for you to hear high school basketball during the week of Monday, February 8. Our first game will be a...

OBITUARIES

William S. Moore, age 88 of Alhambra, IL, died Sunday, February 07, 2016, at his residence in Alhambra, IL. He was born on December 03,...

George L “Ske” Lepchenske 76 of Aviston and formerly of Dextor, MO died Friday February 5, 2016 at his residence in Aviston. He was born...

Clarence F. Plocher, age 97 of Highland, IL, died Thursday, February 04, 2016, at Legacy Place in Highland, IL. He was born on Sunday, September...

Vernon W. Miener, age 86 of Grantfork, IL, died Thursday, February 4, 2016, at Saint Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, IL. He was born on June...

James L. “Jim” Ess, age 75 of Breese, born June 22, 1940 in Breese, a son of the late Alfred and Evelyn, nee Goewert,...