Alee Quick, Southern Illinoisan

Alee Quick

Southern Illinoisan

Carbondale, IL, United States

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Past articles by Alee:

State adds 2 mass COVID-19 vaccination sites in Carbondale

Two state-supported mass vaccination sites are opening in Carbondale on Friday. → Read More

First health care workers in Southern Illinois vaccinated for COVID-19

Health care workers in Southern Illinois began receiving COVID-19 vaccinations on Wednesday. → Read More

Pope County reports 1st COVID-19 case; all of Illinois' 17 southernmost counties have had cases

The Southern Seven Health Department on Thursday reported the first lab-confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis in Pope County. → Read More

Jefferson County announces 2 additional COVID-19 deaths

The Jefferson County Health Department on Tuesday announced two more county residents had died due to COVID-19. → Read More

Old-fashioned board games are my go-to entertainment now

I’m also turning to my old standbys for ways to enjoy my leisure moments at home: board games. → Read More

Former SIUC employee sues university for alleged mishandling of sex assault report

CARBONDALE — A former Southern Illinois University Carbondale employee is suing the university, as well as a former professor and graduate student, accusing the university of mishandling her reports of → Read More

The polls just closed. Follow election results here.

The polls closed moments ago in Illinois. As votes are counted, we'll be updating this live blog with election results and news from around six Southern Illinois counties. → Read More

The Band Perry is coming to Marion

MARION — The Band Perry is coming to Southern Illinois. → Read More

Satanic Temple says its statehouse statue is 'not an attack'

CARBONDALE — It’s their constitutional right. And, as a minority religion, they see it as a vital one. Plus, who’s to say the members of The Satanic Temple aren’t celebrating → Read More

Bryant says she did not intend to say Satanists 'are not welcome' in the Capitol

CARBONDALE — State Rep. Terri Bryant says she did not intend to say Satanists are not welcome in the Capitol. → Read More

Incumbent Republican Mike Bost declares victory in 12th District race

Incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Bost has declared victory in the House of Representatives. → Read More

State Sen. Dale Fowler wins second term; Windhorst, Bryant declare victory in Illinois House

9:15 p.m. → Read More

The polls are closing in Southern Illinois. Follow our live blog for election results.

It's just after 7 p.m. on Election Day and the polls are closing. We'll be tracking several races live. Bookmark this page to follow live results throughout the evening. → Read More

Jackson County Sheriff investigating after hunters find human skeletal remains in woods north of Carbondale

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office has opened a death investigation after hunters found human skeletal remains in the woods north of Carbondale. → Read More

SIU Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno dies at 62

CARBONDALE — Southern Illinois University Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno, 62, passed away early Thursday morning, according to SIU Interim System President J. Kevin Dorsey. → Read More

Cave-In-Rock Ferry to resume full service Oct. 1

CAVE-IN-ROCK — After months of uncertainty for the future of the ferry that provides a link between deep Southern Illinois and Crittenden County, Kentucky, the Ohio River ferry will restore → Read More

Heavy metal festival rocks Cave-In-Rock

CAVE-IN-ROCK — The good thing is, it’s in the middle of nowhere. The bad thing is, it’s in the middle of nowhere. → Read More

25 years later, a look back at the Flood of 1993

The historic Flood of 1993 battered several states up and down the Mississippi River. → Read More

One year ago today, a total solar eclipse darkened Southern Illinois' skies

One year ago on Aug. 21, Southern Illinois was abuzz as a total solar eclipse darkened the skies for more than two minutes. → Read More

Column | Ladies in the Lede: IDNR program is a crash course in 'Becoming an Outdoors Woman'

From canoeing and hiking to identifying wild mushrooms, from rock climbing to catching and cleaning fish, from firing a gun to orienteering, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources is hosting → Read More