EDWARDSVILLE — Chairman Kurt Prenzler names his “blue ribbon” panel who will oversee $51 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding and announces Madison County is requesting proposals to hire a financial firm to manage the grant monies.
EDWARDSVILLE — Chairman Kurt Prenzler presented his proposed redistricting map on Tuesday, which reduces the size of the Madison County Board.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County held a virtual swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday for its elected officials.
COLLINSVILLE — The 30th annual Jobs Plus Regional Job Fair is set to take place for two-days next week.
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler is commending the work of Animal Care and Control and rescue groups for saving more than 4,000 cats and dogs the past four years.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Planning and Development is taking steps to organize a grassroots effort with volunteers as part of a way to reduce litter.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County will open an application process on Monday to grant $1.7 million to businesses and public service agencies for COVID-19 relief.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County officials are mourning the loss of Board member who died early Friday.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County will hold in-person meetings again starting Thursday.
Col Glenn Collins and the 932nd Airlift Wing will be doing an Air Force Reserve C-40C aircraft flyover in Madison and St. Clair Counties in Illinois and also in St. Louis, to salute frontline and essential workers who are fighting COVID-19. Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Coronavirus is not stopping workers from completing maintenance projects or making upgrades at Madison County facilities.
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is back open for business.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County seeks public input for a Community Needs Assessment after being awarded $1.75 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County officials are reporting on Thursday that three additional lives were lost from COVID-19.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — A woman in her 60s is the second life lost from COVID-19 in Madison County.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County officials reported its first COVID-19 death on Tuesday — a woman in her 80s.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — While the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Madison County remain low, Chairman Kurt Prenzler is reminding residents to do their part by maintaining social distance by staying home to stay safe.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County will hold its first committee meetings this week via teleconference in helping to slow the spread of coronavirus.Read More
WOOD RIVER — Madison County is accepting donations of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to assist in the COVID-19 response.Read More
WOOD RIVER — Madison County Health Department reported two new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Saturday, including the first case connected to a long-term care facility.Read More
WOOD RIVER — Madison County officials want the public to know where to find credible information on coronavirus.
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County officials want the public to know employers are hiring people to fill essential jobs while the stay-at-home order for COVID-19 is in effect.
EDWARDSVILLE — Businesses in Madison County will not qualify for Illinois’ Downstate Small Business Stabilization Program.Read More
3/27/2020 — Madison County daily update on coronavirus (COVID-19)
EDWARDSVILLE — Officials are taking precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19, or coronavirus, at Madison County facilities.
EDWARDSVILLE — Officials announced this week that Madison County has its first positive case of coronavirus, or COVID-19.
EDWARDSVILLE — While Madison County has no presumptive positive or confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) at this time, officials are working to assure the public they are doing everything possible to prevent its spread.Read More
COLLINSVILLE — Local workforce agencies are teaming up with the City of Collinsville to bring together area business leaders, higher education professionals and workforce development officials from across the Southwestern Illinois region to discuss new apprenticeship opportunitiesRead More
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board approved the county’s fiscal 2020 budget Wednesday night, along with its property tax levy.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is establishing a program that will offer the pets of domestic violence victims a place to put their paws as their caretakers leave home to get help.
Edwardsville -- Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons, Coroner Steve Nonn, and Sheriff John Lakin are once again encouraging Madison County Residents to participate in the Drug Take-Back Day. Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — A Japanese delegation visited Madison County on Thursday to discuss economic development and potential business sites.
EDWARDSVILLE — President Donald Trump declared Madison County a major disaster following the flooding that took place earlier this year.Read More
COLLINSVILLE — The 29th annual Jobs Plus Regional Job Fair is set to take place next month.Read More
Collinsville: All Lanes Will Be Closed on Westbound I-55/70in Madison County - August 9, 2019 - August 12, 2019Read More
WOOD RIVER — Officials passed a resolution Wednesday approving reimbursements for more than $630,000 to go to Madison County’s 911 call centers.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Flooding in Madison County caused an estimated $24.8 million in damage, exceeding the state’s threshold to qualify for federal assistance.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board is set to take action Wednesday night in support of Cahokia Mounds becoming a national park or monument.
EDWARDSVILLE — Officials approved more than $406,000 in grants this week for projects that will energize parks with solar power in Madison County.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE —Madison County Treasurer Chris Slusser is reminding taxpayers that the first installment of their tax bill is due Wednesday.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Robert Werden took his oath of office Monday morning and became Madison County’s first Republican Regional Superintendent of Schools.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Officials were able to see first-hand how recycling is done for Madison County residents.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Robert Werden will become Madison County’s first Republican Regional Superintendent of Schools on Monday.Read More
WOOD RIVER — Emergency officials want to remind the public to stay off the levees in Madison County as a safety precaution.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board approved Chairman Kurt Prenzler’s nomination on Wednesday to fill the vacant District 17 seat.Read More
HARTFORD — Chairman Kurt Prenzler conveyed his appreciation to members of the Illinois National Guard early Tuesday for they provided in Madison County during the flooding.Read More
WOOD RIVER — The public is being reminded to check official agencies social media pages for accurate information about flood dangers and information.Read More
MADISON — Officials made the decision to shut down the Chain of Rocks Canal Bridge on Tuesday, effective immediately, after firefighters responded overnight to a person trapped in a vehicle.Read More
EAST ALTON — Officials decided to close the floodgates at Illinois Route 3 and Broadway starting Tuesday.
WOOD RIVER — Emergency officials are asking the public to stay off the levees in Madison County.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Chairman Kurt Prenzler signed a proclamation on Wednesday declaring Madison County a major disaster and is calling for the National Guard to aid in its flood fighting efforts.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — If you’re searching for a “fur-ever” friend, consider stopping by the Madison County Administration building on Tuesday and adopting one.Read More
GRANITE CITY — Madison County officials and area business leaders attended a public debut on Thursday of a short film highlighting “soft skills” in the workplace.
WOOD RIVER – Madison County Emergency Management Agency held a flood outlook briefing earlier this week to discuss how different agencies work together.
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is offering grants to communities looking to energize their parks through solar power.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE— Madison County is set to hold an electronic waste recycling event for all residents at the end of the month in Grantfork.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County awarded more than $149,000 in grants to municipalities and township for environmental initiatives.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County will award $1.37 million in funding for various park and recreations projects throughout the county.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE —Chairman Kurt Prenzler announced that flags at Madison County buildings will be flown at half-staff to honor Godfrey Fire Capt. Jacob “Jake” Ringering who died in the line of duty Tuesday.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County’s Animal Care and Control manager receives honor for her work in increasing the save rates of cats and dogs at the county’s facility.
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County recognized a local saxophonist Wednesday night as a “Living Legend” for his musical talent and contributions in the community.
WOOD RIVER — Individuals who face legal obstacles to employment can now access help to eliminate those barriers.
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is set to connect persons experiencing homeless with services and goods later this month.Read More
EDWARSDSVILLE — Madison County officials are set to approve a $2.3 million road construction project for Seiler Road in Godfrey.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Animal Care and Control is starting off the new year with some changes.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Adam Ohms didn't always plan on becoming a veterinarian, but 14 years after graduating college he’s now operating his own practice and is the new director of Madison County Animal Care and Control.
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board welcomed four new members Monday night at its reorganizational meeting.
EDWARDSVILLE — Three Madison County officials were sworn in Monday morning for their new terms in countywide offices.
EDWARDSVILLE — Three Madison County youth received recognition Tuesday in Springfield for their volunteer service during the 35th annual Governor's Hometown Award ceremony.
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County generated more than $28,000 in revenue by selling surplus vehicles at a recent auction.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is enhancing the help it gives its “heroes” thanks to a $502,000 federal grant it received.Read More
WOOD RIVER — Madison County will hold a vehicle surplus sale on Saturday at its Wood River facility.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE – Officials are calling Madison County Community Development’s recent crisis summit a success by creating connections.Read More
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EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is mourning the loss of longtime board member Helen Hawkins who died Thursday night after collapsing at the Administration Building Read More
WOOD RIVER — Madison County is offering its residents a free, household hazardous waste collection day next month, but residents are required to register in order to drop off materials.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Officials signed an agreement Wednesday certifying Madison County for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Registered Apprenticeship Program Intermediary/sponsor.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Marvin “Preach” Webb received Madison County’s highest honor Wednesday night as a “Living Legend.”Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Repairs and improvements totaling more than $13.5 million are set to start next week at the Madison County Jail, Courthouse and Administration Building.
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is planning to network more in order to save shelter pets.Read More
To all interested parties:
The Madison County Partnership to End Homelessness (functioning as the local Continuum of Care, IL-504) will accept applications
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County officials would like to see more contractors take part in its weatherization program.
EDWARDSVILLE — Officials announced an initiative Wednesday morning as a way to improve the quality of life and safety for seniors across Madison County.
EDWARDSVILLE — Edwardsville native Ryan Jumper became Madison County’s newest associate judge on Thursday.
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board approved a labor agreement Wednesday night with the Teamsters Local Union No. 525 giving wage increases and separating the Highway and Animal Control departments.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is awarding $1.35 in funding for various park and recreational projects in communities throughout the county.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County awarded more than $149,000 in grants to municipalities and township for environmental initiatives.'
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler said President Donald Trump’s decision on Thursday to place tariffs on companies dumping foreign steel on the U.S. market is a step in the right direction. Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler visited Washington D.C. this week to discuss illegal dumping of foreign steel on the U.S. market.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Treasurer Chris Slusser is reminding taxpayers that the last day to pay before the county’s annual delinquent tax sale is Friday.Read More
SAN ANTONIO — A former Granite City steelworker is making headlines after being awarded a scholarship from the Renewable Fuels Association, a national trade organization for America's ethanol industry.
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board member Helen Hawkins became the 104th person inducted into the Illinois Senior Hall of Fame on Wednesday.
EDWARDSVILLE – Michael Perkins is hoping to leave a mark as he starts the process of bringing Madison County Animal Control toward becoming a “no-kill" facility.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — The public is invited once again to give input on the future of unincorporated Madison County.
EDWARDSVILLE — Want to lower your property tax bill? Then don’t forget to apply for your annual exemptions.Read More
WOOD RIVER — Madison County Child Advocacy Center continues to benefit from the generosities of 1st MidAmerica Credit Union and its employees.Read More
VENICE — Civic Pride continues to grow through Venice Garden Project thanks to Madison County's Employment and Training Department.
Madison County Sheriff’s Department held an inaugural Shop with a Sheriff in Godfrey last week.
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County gave a salute to the Illinois Bicentennial during a special flag raising ceremony on Monday.
Madison County Board Board presents Marquette Catholic High School Soccer Team with a resolution recognizing them as the Class 1A State Champions.
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board approved the county’s fiscal 2018 budget Wednesday night, along with its property tax levy.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler is preparing to hire two new department heads whose responsibilities will include everything from overseeing affordable housing to more than $5 million in purchasing.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County assisted Cottage Hills Fire District this week in obtaining an emergency vehicle for its first responders.
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Community Development announced this week there is additional funding available for its HOMEbuyer program.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County recently sold a surplus vehicle for $1 to the village of Alhambra.
COLLINSVILLE — Madison County held its 27th annual Jobs Plus regional job fair Wednesday at Gateway Convention Center.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler delivered a decommissioned police cruiser on Friday to St. Jacob as part of a program initiated by the County Board to sell surplus vehicles.
WOOD RIVER — Madison County Health Department is recruiting volunteers to assist during times of emergency or disaster.Read More
WOOD RIVER — Children who are brave enough to face abuse need to be “Heard, Supported and Connected.”Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madco Credit Union is merging this week with 1st MidAmerica Credit Union.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Community Development awarded $10,500 in scholarships on Wednesday to 14 college students.
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Animal Control changed its hours of operation to be open during lunch.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE – Madison County Treasurer Chris Slusser announced today that his office will begin expediting property tax distributions in September to help local school districts, at least temporarily, to avoid any funding crisis.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County is mourning the loss of one of its own this week with the passing of its Probation and Court Services director.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board Wednesday night honored a longtime employee who retired last month.
EDWARDSVILLE — As it heats up outside Madison County Emergency Management Agency Director Todd Fulton wants to remind residents to stay cool.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Criminal Justice Center will be fully operational Wednesday after a power outage closed it to the public earlier this week.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Criminal Justice Center lost power Monday, forcing officials to close the building for repairs.
The courts facility at 509 Ramey St., Edwardsville will be closed Tuesday until repairs are madeRead More
EDWARDSVILLE — Dr. Ryan Jacob is his name and taking care of animals is his game. Meet the county's new veterinarian at Animal Control. Read More
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler believes a comprehensive criminal justice reform bill signed into law earlier this month could relieve overcrowding at the county jail.Read More
Chairman Kurt Prenzler presents Edwardsville Track and Field coaches and team members with a resolution recognizing them in the 1st place Class 3A state champions.
The Rev. Kelvin D. Ellison Sr. (center) with Union Baptist Church in Alton is presented with a proclamation by County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler, right of Ellison, and County Board member Michael “Doc” Holliday Sr. for its 180th anniversary.
Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler presents former County Board member Helen Hawkins with an award recognizing her for her years in public service.
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April 30, 2017
EDWARDSVILLE - Heavy rain is causing concern for parts of Madison County. CLICK HERE
EDWARDSVILLE-Madison County wants to keep residents up-to-date on its road construction projects by putting them online.
"We thought it would be a good way to alert the public about what's going on," County Engineer Mark Gvillo said. Read More
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WOOD RIVER — High school seniors in Madison and Bond counties planning to attend community college can apply for $1,000 scholarships.
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Drop off your unused or expired prescription or over-the-counter medications at the Spring 2016 Take-Back Day! Disposal bins will be located in the parking lot behind the County Administration Building 157 N. Main St., Edwardsville Read More
The Citizens Utility Board, non-profit Organization committed to working for the rights of utility customers through Illinois, is joining with Madison County Community Development to conduct free workshops for county residents interested in saving on utility bills and staying in Troy, Alton, andRead More
The $55,000 grant was received this month and distributed to families in need. Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan says the funds were Read More
Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan was today joined by Granite City Mayor Ed Hagnauer and United Steelworkers (USW) officials Dan Simmons, president of USW Read More
Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan today announced the county has joined forces with Justine PETERSEN to create a micro-loan program for small businesses and entrepreneurs in Madison County.
REGIONAL OFFICE OF EDUCATION UNVEILS ‘GIVE 30’ MENTORING PROGRAM FOR TROUBLED YOUTH
Program Seeks To Prevent Student Suspensions and ExpulsionsRead More
The Madison County Board accepted the recommendation of Chairman Alan J. Dunstan and approved the appointments of William "Bill" Gushleff to the board, filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Terry Davis (19th District-Granite City).Read More
DUNSTAN, GIBBONS AND LAKIN WARN RESIDENTS OF SCAM ARTISTS FOLLOWING SEVERE FLOODING
EDWARDSVILLE, IL., December 31, 2015 - Madison County officials are warning residents affected by the recent sever flooding to be on the lookout for scam artists offering clean-up and repair services while actually
EDWARDSVILLE IL., December 29, 2015 (11:40 p.m.) - As flood waters from the swollen Mississippi River continue to rise in advance of Thursday's anticipated crest of 38 feet, volunteers work diligently around the clock filling sandbags in an attempt to minimize dame to the City of Alton's downtownRead More
At the chairman's direction, the Madison County Emergency Read More
Appointment Endorsed By Community Leaders And Elected Officials
EDWARDSVILLE, IL, December 15, 2015 – Granite City resident James R. Pennekamp, a highly-respected leader with a distinguished record of professional accomplishments and community service, has been nominated by Madison County Chairman
Program Targets Owner Occupied Homes in Hunterstown Neighborhood
EDWARDSVILLE, October 22, 2015 – Madison County Community Development, in association with the City of Alton and Justine Petersen, a not-for-profit housing
EDWARDSVILLE, October 22, 2015 – At Wednesday’s meeting of the Madison County Board, Chairman Alan J. Dunstan recognized the Granite City Park District and Village of Livingston for their respective park improvement projects.Read More
Following is a statement from Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan on the announcement by the U.S. Steel Corporation on the idling of the Granite City Steel Works.Read More
The Madison County Partnership to End Homelessness announces that the HUD FY 2015 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability has been released. Please see below for the details of the Notice from HUD.Read More
EDWARDSVILLE, September 28, 2015 – St. Clair County Chairman Mark A. Kern and Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan have announced the formation of the Southwestern Illinois Trade and Investment Council to promote international trade and foreign investment in St. Clair and Madison counties.Read More
MADISON COUNTY RECEIVES $400,000 EPA GRANT TO IDENTIFY CONTAMINATED SITES
Congressmen Shimkus, Davis & Bost join Chairman Dunstan in Making Announcement
The official Madison County website is now sporting a new look. After several months of extensive work on a new design,Read More
Board of Review Examination
Citizens sought for eligibility for appointment
EDWARDSVILLE, IL, June 18, 2015 - Madison County Board Chairman Alan J. Dunstan today announced a Board of Review Examination will be held in Edwardsville, IL on July 22, 2015. Read More
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EDWARDSVILLE — Blue pinwheels and cutouts decorated the lobby of the Madison County Administration Building in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month.