USW, Honeywell end talks with no contract
Staff Report Two days of negotiations between United Steelworkers 7-669 and Honeywell on Oct. 2 and 3 resulted in no new contract as USW members plan a march in Metropolis on Saturday. “The union i...
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Lighthouse dedication set
After years of planning, changes and fundraising, the date has been set for the official Metropolis Hope Light dedication and lighting ceremony. The celebration of the world’s first lighthouse dedi...
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Massac one of seven contenders for district’s medical marijuana cultivating center
For companies like Patient Care Solutions, it’s all over but the waiting. According to a press release from the State of Illinois, 373 applications were received from Sept. 8-22 for the medical can...
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Atkinson scholarship celebrates 10th anniversary of helping students
By Linda Kennedy Planet News Editor news@metropolisplanet.com Enjoying her high school days full of activities with her friends and looking forward to college, Sabrina Dawn Atkinson’s life was unfo...
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Harrah’s Metropolis to Unveil New Look This November
Harrah’s Metropolis Casino & Hotel is set to unveil a new look this November when the resort opens doors to its relocated casino floor. Conveniently located adjacent to the hotel’s main lobby, the ...
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Honeywell, union go back to the table
Negotiators with Honeywell and United Steelworkers Local 7-669 will go back to the bargaining table on Thursday and Friday, with union members representing 134 hourly workers at the Metropolis faci...
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Unit One hears Head Start presentation
Will it go or will it stay? That seemed to be the underlying question as Angie Messmer and Nancy Holt, of Southern Seven Health Department (S7HD) Head Start, addressed the Massac Unit One School bo...
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Homecoming events will soon be underway
Staff Report Homecoming activities are scheduled for next week at Massac County High School. This year’s homecoming theme is “Passport to Homecoming.” The classes will compete during the week of ho...
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Big John taken down temporarily
Tuesday morning Big John was a bit broken up and later on found to be laying down on the job, but for a good reason - he's going to get a make over. Big John will be refurbished by Dave Fletcher at...
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Metropolis Rotary Club seeks nominations for Easterday award
Staff Report Nominations are being accepted for the Metropolis Rotary Club’s annual Les Easterday Community Service Award. The award is given each year to a Massac County resident who has enriched ...
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