Carbondale http://wkms.org en Carbondale Police Find Body of Missing SIU Student http://wkms.org/post/carbondale-police-find-body-missing-siu-student <p>The Carbondale Police have found the&nbsp;the body of the Southern Illinois University student missing since last Wednesday.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:22:13 +0000 Rob Canning & John Null 38766 at http://wkms.org Carbondale Police Find Body of Missing SIU Student Commentary: Remembering George McGovern http://wkms.org/post/commentary-remembering-george-mcgovern <p>Tom Brokaw once called him “one of the country’s most decent and thoughtful public servants.” Senator and Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern passed away at the age of 90 yesterday. Commentator and History Professor Dr. Brian Clardy remembers the time he met Senator McGovern and National Review founder William F. Buckley, Jr. and reflects on McGovern’s life and legacy in politics.</p><p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Brian Clardy, Kala Dunn & Matt Markgraf 23552 at http://wkms.org Commentary: Remembering George McGovern Two Hopkinsville Brothers Drown in Southern Illinois http://wkms.org/post/two-hopkinsville-brothers-drown-southern-illinois <p></p><p>Officials with the Jackson County, Ill., Coroner&#39;s Office, say two Hopkinsville, Ky., boys drowned in a swimming pool at a friend&rsquo;s Carbondale home over the weekend.&nbsp; Sheriff&rsquo;s deputies went to the home Saturday evening where they found 12-year-old Alick Monson and 14-year-old Lewis Monson unresponsive.&nbsp; An adult had pulled the boys from the bottom of the pool.&nbsp; Paramedics took the brothers to a nearby hospital, where a doctor pronounced them dead. Jackson County Sheriff&rsquo;s deputies say they view the case as an accidental drowning.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:34:41 +0000 Dave Shinall, Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 20666 at http://wkms.org Two Hopkinsville Brothers Drown in Southern Illinois SIU Receives Clean Coal Grant http://wkms.org/post/siu-receives-clean-coal-grant <p>Southern Illinois University Carbondale is getting a nearly $300,000 federal grant money meant to develop clean-coal technology.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 13:35:52 +0000 Drew Adams 18290 at http://wkms.org SIU Receives Clean Coal Grant