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CLASSIFIEDS – February 8, 2023

FOR RENT – JERSEY COUNTY FOR LEASE – Available now, newly remodeled one bedroom apartment located at 613 West Woodland, Jerseyville. Stove, refrigerator and trash pickup provided by landlord. $450 per month. For application or interview call 618-779-3698. TFN FOR RENT: 2 bedroom house with refrigerator, stove and dishwasher included! W/D hookup available. Located at…

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JERSEY: JCSO aims to increase visibility, strengthen community connection

Community zone patrol concept underway By Carissa Sitki Last week, the Jersey County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) began a new community zone patrol concept with the goal of strengthening community connections, increasing JCSO visibility, and hearing people’s concerns, according to Jersey County Sheriff Nick Manns. Manns said in a release that JCSO will be testing out…

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Congresswoman Mary Miller visits Grafton

By Steven Spencer Congresswoman Mary Miller visited Grafton on Saturday, Jan. 28, touring the city with Mayor Mike Morrow. “I had a wonderful day touring Grafton with Mayor Morrow,” Miller said in a press release. “We visited eight small businesses, and I had the opportunity to discuss infrastructure, economic development, and the need to defend…

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Jersey County Journal is NOT going anywhere

Newspapers will continue to be delivered each week It has been brought to the attention of the River County News staff that some residents of Jersey County are under the impression that we will no longer be printing a physical copy of our paper. This is not true. The Jersey County Journal will still be…

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Jaycees raffling hog to benefit Two Rivers Crime Stoppers

By Carissa Sitki The Jersey Calhoun Jaycees are currently selling tickets for their second annual Hog Raffle and this year’s proceeds are benefitting Two Rivers Crime Stoppers (TRCS). The local Jaycees Chapter began selling tickets for their Hog Raffle on Sunday, Jan. 1, and will continue to sell them throughout the counties until the raffle…

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QEM Fire Protection District renovates fire tower

The QEM Fire Protection District of Elsah/Grafton, recently completed a renovation of its three-story live fire training tower. The project began on March 8, 2022, and was completed on Dec. 14, 2022, according to a press release from QEM. The renovations included the replacement of fire tiles in two burn rooms; installation of a new…

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Is Canning Flour Safe?

BY LISA Peterson, MS Extension: Nutrition & Wellness During gardening seasons, Americans home can fruit and vegetables to store them at room temperature and enjoy them throughout the year. Fruits and vegetables go bad much quicker than dry ingredients such as flour, but how long can you store flour, and is it safe to can…

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Blue Man Group returns to St. Louis at The Fabulous Fox

The all-new tour of Blue Man Group will play at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis for a limited five performances Feb. 9-12. Tickets for Blue Man Group at the Fabulous Fox are on sale now at MetroTix.com or by calling 314-534-1111. Ticket costs start at $29 and prices are subject to change; refer…

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JPL announces February events

“Show off your pets at the library this month” During the month of February, Jerseyville Public Library (JPL) has numerous events scheduled, including a pet fashion show, ukulele jam session, lego club, and movie nights, to name a few. On Saturday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m. the JPL is offering folks the chance to give…

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Panthers take 4th at MVC meet

By Steven Spencer Jersey County Journal Panthers wrestling brought home fourth place in the Mississippi Valley Conference Wrestling Tournament at Civic Memorial Saturday, Jan. 28. Two Panthers placed first in their weight classes as Jaydon Busch and Connor Chin both went undefeated in Saturday’s tournament. James Busch was one match away from going undefeated in…

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