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Field Grade School 'Fighting for Rylan'

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- A Jefferson County school is rallying around one of its own. Read More »

Southern Illinois Steel Guitar Show

MT. VERNON -- Three days of steel guitar sounds will fill Mt. Vernon this week for a good cause. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Murder Suspect Enters Not Guilty Plea

MT. VERNON -- A Mt. Vernon man has pleaded not guilty to a deadly 2010 shooting. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: April 22, 2014

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for the week of April 21, 2014. Read More »

Mt. Vernon High School Set to Pay Record Gas Bill

MT. VERNON -- Mt. Vernon Township High School is paying the price for the brutally cold winter. Read More »

Mt. Vernon High School Board Cuts Project Costs

MT. VERNON - School leaders in Mt. Vernon continue to tweak design plans for the new high school in an effort to cut costs. Read More »

Food Poisoning Outbreak in Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON -- Health officials are investigating suspected food poisoning at Krieger's Sports Grill in Mt. Vernon. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: April 14, 2014

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for the week of April 14, 2014. Read More »

I-57 Lane Closure in Mt. Vernon

WSIL -- A heads up for interstate drivers, a northbound lane on I-57 will close Monday. Read More »

Pay It Forward: Mt. Vernon Shoppers Surprised

MT. VERNON -- Shoppers at the Mt. Vernon Kroger got a surprise Tuesday - help with their grocery bills. Read More »

Curbside Recycling Coming to Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON -- Leaders in Mt. Vernon are taking steps to make their community more environmentally friendly. The city's new trash service will now provide curbside recycling. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Police Investigating Armed Robbery at Dollar General

MT VERNON -- Mt. Vernon Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Dollar General Store. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: April 7, 2014

WSIL -- There are hundreds of places to eat in Southern Illinois. News 3 takes a closer look at what's going on in the kitchen when you sit down for your favorite meal. Read More »

Parks Awarded Grant Money

WSIL -- Two local park districts will soon see improvements. Mt. Vernon and Harrisburg are getting state money for upgrades. Read More »

Ina Police Department Receives New Squad Car

INA -- The Ina Police Department finally has a squad car of its own again. Read More »

Jefferson County Residents Raise Awareness for Child Abuse

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- April is child abuse awareness month and residents in Jefferson County are wasting no time supporting the cause. Read More »

Redistricting Reform Ready to Move Forward

CARBONDALE -- A movement to change how Illinois draws election maps is moving forward. Supporters have gathered enough signatures to get the issue on the November ballot. Read More »

Governor Candidate Talks Jobs for the Region

WSIL -- The jobs issue is at the heart of the race for governor, and the Republican hopeful brought his economic vision to our region. Candidate Bruce Rauner dropped by the Franklin County Farm Bureau, vowing to help counties who desperately need an economic boost. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: March 31, 2014

WSIL -- There are hundreds of places to eat in Southern Illinois. News 3 takes a closer look at what's going on in the kitchen when you sit down for your favorite meal. Read More »

Jefferson County Employment Agency Hosts Job Fairs

MT. VERNON -- A Jefferson County employment agency is trying to fill about 200 positions. Read More »

New Additions, Upgrades Coming to Times Square Mall

MT.VERNON -- Shoppers in Mt. Vernon will have a few more options later this spring. Read More »

Firefighters Battle Growing Number of Brush Fires

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- Brush fires are keeping crews in Jefferson County busy. The local fire protection district has been called to more than three dozen of them in the last two weeks. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: March 24, 2014

WSIL -- There are hundreds of places to eat in Southern Illinois. News 3 takes a closer look at what's going on in the kitchen when you sit down for your favorite meal. Read More »

Community Colleges See Drop in Full-Time Students

WSIL -- It's a dilemma most community colleges are facing. While enrollment fluctuates, students are taking lighter course loads. That means schools take a financial hit. Read More »

A Look Back At Nashville's Runner-Up Finish

PEORIA-- The Nashville boys basketball's team reflects on their run to a second place finish in the state tournament. Read More »

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