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Millstadt Primary Center to Register Kindergarten Students

Registration for Millstadt Community Consolidated School District No. 160 kindergarten students for the upcoming school year will be held from now, through February 14th for Millstadt Primary Center. Call the school office at 476-7100 Ext. 1021 to receive an electronic Kindergarten packet or print one off the school website at www.mccsd160.com. All registration documents are…

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Officer Kevin Witschie Retires

Thank you to Officer Kevin Witschie for serving our community!   The Millstadt Police Department posted the following on January 19, 2023:  “Today is Officer Kevin Witschie’s last day with us, as he retires from law enforcement. Officer Witschie began his career with us in 2008 as a patrolman on midnights. Since then he has…

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Belleville Area Humane Society Board President Saves Momma and Kittens<br>During Glo Bingo Preparations

While Belleville Area Humane Society’s board president, Shelly Korves, was preparing for the annual Glo Bingo she received an urgent call from Swansea Police Officer, Erin Huff. Officer Huff and Shelly had previously worked together to try and save an injured kitten. Officer Huff had started feeding a cat in Clinton Hills Park about 3…

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Family Reading Night

Send us an email to millstadtlib@gmail.com (or fill out a paper at the library) with your name and library card number by November 7 with the ages of you and your children, some of every family member’s favorite books, TV shows, and movies. We’ll put together a tailored reading kit with some suggested movies/shows to pair with…

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Fall Gardening Is Your Time To Plan For Beautiful Spring 

Seasons come and go, but home gardening, environmental stewardship, and backyard food production take year-round effort. University of Illinois Extension provides timely tips in its fall edition of the popular Four Seasons Gardening horticulture workshops.  Each online workshop is free. Registration is required at the website listed. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate, contact…

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COUNTRY Financial® Supports Millstadt Police and Fire Departments with Operation Helping Heroes Donation

Millstadt, ILL (August 31, 2022) – COUNTRY Financial Representatives Ashley Reeder and Shane McGranahan are pleased to support Millstadt Police Department and Millstadt Fire Department with a $1,500 donation for each organization as part of the Operation Helping Heroes program.  The funds will be used to purchase personal protective equipment.  “We are so pleased to…

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Millstadt Police Department Gets A Visit From St. James Students & Attends A 9/11 Remembrance At Gibault

On Friday, the kids and teachers from St. James Catholic School, Millstadt, IL walked to the police station to thank us for serving the community. Chief Hucke and Officer Witschie talked to the kids about serving and sacrificing for others. The school also gave cookies to the department earlier in the day. We truly appreciate…

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Belleville Area Humane Society Has a Vet! Names First Ever Director of Veterinary Medicine

After 63 years and during a national veterinary shortage trend, Belleville Area Humane Society is proud to announce Dr. Jennifer Marquardt as the new BAHS Director of Veterinary Medicine, serving as the shelter’s very first full-time veterinarian EVER.  Having a full-time veterinarian will transform operations at BAHS and they look forward to all that they…

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Belleville Area Humane Society and Local Shelters Spring into Action to Overcome Flood Challenges in St. Clair County

July 27, 2022, Belleville, Il.–  The Belleville Area Humane Society (BAHS) is so very grateful for their community. Yesterday as the waters rose around Belleville Area Humane Society and St. Clair County Animal Adoption Center and Animal Services (SCCAC), THE COMMUNITY SHOWED UP.  The evacuation at the Adoption Center and Animal Services building started there…

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Millstadt Food Pantry Update

The Millstadt food pantry is so blessed to have folks that donate every month. One of those very special people is Ned Brubeck . Like clockwork, Ned brings in 24 boxes of complete pancake mix and 24 bottles of syrup. He knows that approximately 50 are distrubuted monthly. Ned, your generosity and kindness is so…

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SUMMER READING AND ACTIVITY PROGRAM

Our all age, no library card required, Summer Reading and Activity Program starts on June 13 and goes until July 23. Join us for 6 full weeks of reading and activities including crafts, “field trips,” a community scavenger hunt, an escape room, and of course, prizes! Visit http://www.millstadt-library.org/summer-reading-2022 for more information and our full calendar!

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Earth Week at St. James School

From April 18, 2022 – to April 22, 2022, students and staff at St. James School had a fun-filled and educational Earth Week. Students in Art classes made paper mache flower pots from recycled materials. Kindergarteners wrote a report about how caterpillars turn into butterflies. First and Second graders dug into the soil to search…

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