This section contains local news, nothing earth-shaking, just small town news. The small towns covered are the St. Louis suburbs of Madison, Illinois and Granite City, Illinois.
OCT 27, 2020 -
All editions of the Granite City Press-Record from the 1960s have been posted on Archive.org. That puts this little site to shame, but it is a fantastic resource.
Go to the Granite City Press-Record archives.
NOV 7, 2015 -
In 1989, the nuclear contamination at the Dow/Spectrulite plant in Madison was not considered a big problem - but it was. Read about that site and a few other nearby sites
HERE (page 1) and HERE. (page 10)
MAY 25, 2015 -
Added 4 more pages from this issue (total of 5½ pages now here)
JAN 1, 2015 -
Added 4 more pages from this issue (total of 6 pages now here)
MAY 20, 2013 -
Tech from 1971 - Picturephone and bootlegged 8 track tapes
Hollywood came to town in 1980 - Escape From New York
FEB 21, 2013 -
JULY 30, 2012 -
- Page 3 - ads and a little news chicken dinners - 2 for $1
Granite City Journal of May 4, 1977 - front page First issue
- Alpine Village Madison's attempt at urban renewal
- Mayor Mike Sasyk a short article about Madison's mayor