The vote clears the way for the hospital to build a $300 million hospital in O’Fallon, Illinois, to replace the 60-year-old facility in downtown Belleville.
Metro-East residents will have to wait a little longer to express their opinions about the planned relocation of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville.
Rita Eckert was loading up her minivan beside her florist shop on West Main when four young men approached her.
Elected officeholders would be subject to screenings, too.
Election judges will resume counting ballots in Alton Wednesday as a couple of write-in candidates are giving the incumbent mayor a run for his job.
The Rev. Larry Rice on Monday submitted a 790-signature petition to the St. Clair County Clerk’s Office to force the ballot measure.