219 Piasa Street
Alton, IL 62002
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The Telegraph, founded on Jan. 17, 1836, is a daily newspaper that covers an area spanning five counties in Illinois – Madison, Jersey, Calhoun, Macoupin and Greene.
The Telegraph is a OCM, LLC newspaper.
The Telegraph and thetelegraph.com strive to be the number one source of local news and information in the River Bend area, maintaining a high standard of accuracy and integrity in all of our reporting.
The Telegraph has won 255 total awards since 1997, including 31 in 2008.