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The Collinsville Star

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The first number was issued January 7th, 1882. Hugh Wetmore was the founder, editor and proprietor. He had, for a number of years, been connected with the newspapers of St. Louis. The Star was a three column, four page paper, independent in politics.

(From The History of Madison County, Illinois by W.R. Brink & Co. 1882).

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