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A former standout athlete at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has been appointed to serve on the system's Board of Trustees.

City of Carbondale

Several Carbondale businesses recently partnered to help spruce up part of the city's downtown.

The Carbondale Police Department honored fallen officers Friday.

Carbondale Police

Carbondale Police need the public's help in identifying and finding two men, suspected of trying to cash stolen checks.

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Carbondale’s Schnucks grocery store is among the dozens affected by a credit card breach, and company leaders are urging customers to check their accounts and protect themselves against potential identity theft.

The City of Carbondale is ready to move forward on its Fiscal 2014 budget.

Spring Into Motion

Apr 2, 2013

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller talks with Carbondale Park District Executive Director Kathy Renfro and Amy Wright with Southern Illinois Healthcare about "Spring Into Motion."

City of Carbondale

In this edition of Morning Conversation, Carbondale Mayor Joel Fritzler talks with WSIU Radio's Jeff Williams about issues facing the southern Illinois community including new downtown development and the potential impact of the Governor's budget plan to take income-tax money away from local governments.

Jennifer Fuller

Carbondale will have a new, state-of-the-art fire station by the end of the year, if construction goes according to plan.

The City of Carbondale will break ground Friday on a new fire station for the west side of town.

The City of Carbondale is extending its contract with the Carbondale Convention and Tourism Bureau to provide tourism services through the end of April.

The $138,000 contract is the latest installment following the re–organization of the Tourism Bureau and its board of directors this summer.

Tourism Board President Roxanne Conley says about 10–thousand dollars will go to purchase and place brochure racks in local hotels.  She says currently those racks are controlled by a separate company and do not feature information on Carbondale attractions.

Carbondale Mayor Joel Fritzler delivered his annual State of the City address Tuesday.

The City of Carbondale will hold a primary election to determine the nominees for City Council.

Monday was the last day for candidates to file petitions.  Deputy City Clerk Jennifer Sorrell says 14 candidates filed so a city primary will be held on February 26th for the three open council seats.  Under city law, the field of candidates must be reduced to six for April’s municipal election.

Carbondale Park District

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The Carbondale Convention and Tourism Bureau is almost back in business.

The city of Carbondale may enter into a short-term contract with the Carbondale Convention and Tourism Bureau.

City Manager Kevin Baity says the city council will vote Tuesday night on allowing him to sign an agreement paying the bureau $75,000 to provide tourism services for 90 days.

The city severed ties with the tourism bureau in May due to concerns about transparency and other issues.

Carbondale Park District

Carbondale Mayor Joel Fritzler wants the city to contribute $100,000 toward a planned Aquatics Center.

Carbondale Park District

In this edition of Morning Conversation, WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller talks with Carbondale Park District Executive Director Kathy Renfro.

From this summer's events to the prospects for a new Aquatic Park in the Superblock, the Park District has a lot on its plate right now. Renfro says it's a great time to be a part of the organization, and is urging more people to get involved.

McLeod Summer Playhouse concludes this weekend with the performance of Rogers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella."

The collaborative All Southern High School Theater Project, a joint initiative between the Playhouse and Carbondale Community Arts, opens Thursday and runs through Monday.

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller talked with Playhouse Marketing Coordinator Vincent Rhomberg about the performance, and about its importance in the region for both performers and the audience.

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller has the morning's news and weather.

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller reports the morning's news and weather.

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller reports the morning's news and weather.

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller talks with Jackson Growth Alliance Executive Director Jeff Doherty about the organization and its plans for a high-tech zone around the Southern Illinois Airport.

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller talks with Carbondale Park District Executive Director Kathy Renfro about the upcoming Grand Re-opening of the Life Center, Bike Fest, and the kickoff of the Capital Campaign for the city's Aquatic Center.

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller has the latest news on FEMA storm assessments, an attempted bank robbery and more local and state information as well as your morning weather forecast.

From: Carbondale Police Department

 

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