Grafton

Asian Carp

Developers to Detail Planned Carp-Processing Plant

Officials hope the plant could help control the populations of silver carp and bighead carp.

06/14/2012

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New Squad Cars For Grafton P.D.

Grant money is coming from the federal level.

03/24/2012

Pere Marquette State Park (photo courtesy KMOV)

Firefighters, Rain End Pere Marquette Blaze

Officials still haven’t pinpointed what sparked the fire that burned for nearly four days before being extinguished Sunday.

11/21/2011

Pere Marquette State Park wildfire (photo courtesy:KMOV)

Pere Marquette Park Fire Still Burning

Additional crews were called in Saturday afternoon to try to stop wildfire’s spread.

11/19/2011

From left, Paxton (P.J.) Johnson, Jazmine Rollins, Bailee Hartshorn and David Rollins were all told they could not return to school in Grafton until their hair was back to a natural color. Credit: Robert Lyons/Jersey County Journal jerseycountyjournal.com

DANIEL: Step Away From The Hair Dye!

As a mother, I keep a watchful eye over how my sons are treated by other adults. Today, I have something to say to the Grafton, Illinois father who is waving the constitution at school board members claiming, “my baby girl’s constitutional rights have been violated.”

08/24/2011

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Illinois Route 100 Closed in Grafton Due to High Water

Grafton, IL (KMOX)–The Illinois Department of Transportation has closed Route 100 in Grafton due to flooding.  Motorists are advised to use the currently marked detour:  Route 3, Route 109, and Route 16 to circumvent the […]

06/18/2011

(Courtesy greatriversroad.com)

Fishing! Families! Free!

Two River Family Fishing Fair celebrates its 20th year at Pere Marquette near Grafton Ill.

06/10/2011

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Body Pulled From Illinois River

Autopsy pending on man found dead in Ill. River

05/16/2011

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Grafton Ready for Easter Weekend, Despite Rising River

Mayor says no flooding anticipated Saturday or Sunday.

04/22/2011

Grafton ferry apparently won't reopen

GRAFTON, Ill. (AP) — A Mississippi River ferry service that has linked southwestern Illinois’ Jersey County to Missouri’s St. Charles County for the past eight years apparently is no more.

12/22/2010

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