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Creepy critters and other fun with Mother Nature promise to make the eighth annual Haunted Hollow at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center a fun time for all ages. The family friendly event is planned from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 6 at Touch of Nature, which...
Conservationists normally plant trees not cut them down.  But, in an innovative project at Trail of Tears State Forest in Union County, that is precisely what the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, is doing to restore a more open, sunny forest that can support a diversity of life. “We...
The Agbassadors at Southern Illinois University Carbondale have been representing the university’s College of Agricultural Sciences for 30 years, and it’s time for a reunion.  The fourth annual Fall Fest, a celebration of the college, includes the 30th anniversary Agbassador reception, to which all...
The Anna-Jonesboro  Community High School football team travels to Du Quoin this Friday. “Du Quoin has a lot of big kids,” A-J coach Brett Detering said. “Du Quoin is always tough and they’re big and physical. It will certainly be a challenge for us.” Game time is set for 7 p.m. The game will be...
Southern Illinois University Carbondale has selected the inaugural group of students who will benefit from a grant aimed at helping transfer students prepare for careers in the energy sector. The National Science Foundation awarded the $1 million grant from its Division of Undergraduate Education...
A film created by a Southern Illinois resident is making its premiere in the region. “Bundle of Sticks,” a new film by Dan Johnson of Alto Pass, was scheduled to premiere Saturday evening, Sept. 24, in Carbondale. A second screening is set for 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30. Both of the screenings are...
An event planned this fall at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will help young women explore careers in science and mathematics. The annual Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics conference is set for Saturday, Nov. 19, at the SIU Student Center.  The 26th annual event provides...
High school and 8th grade band students from throughout Southern Illinois and the surrounding area will have a unique opportunity this school year.  Jim Childers, the director of bands at Marion Junior High School, plans to organize and host a regional honor band called The Honor Band of Southern...
CARTERVILLE – Fortunately for John A. Logan College, Taylor Orsburn’s heart and fiancé were both in Southern Illinois.   The former Cobden High School and Southern Illinois University Carbondale standout is returning to Southern Illinois to take over the John A. Logan College softball team after...
With a total solar eclipse a year away, officials at Southern Illinois University Carbondale are marking the occasion and using it as an opportunity to educate the public and new students on what to expect and how to get involved. The event, “Eclipse 2017: One Year Countdown,” is planned during the...

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