Local Specials http://tspr.org en Monmouth College Students Eat Local Year Round http://tspr.org/post/monmouth-college-students-eat-local-year-round <p>In the Midwest eating local can seem easy during the summer when farmer’s markets are full of produce. In the winter though, eating locally can be a bit more challenging.</p><p>Nonetheless several Monmouth College students are trying to do just that. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:26:55 +0000 Scott Stuntz 28684 at http://tspr.org Monmouth College Students Eat Local Year Round The Macomb School Superintendent Finalists http://tspr.org/post/macomb-school-superintendent-finalists <p>The three finalists to be Macomb’s next school superintendent have all been to town for interviews with the Board of Education, staff, and the community. Now it’s up to the board to decide who will be the district’s next leader. Sat, 02 Feb 2013 01:31:04 +0000 Rich Egger 28235 at http://tspr.org The Macomb School Superintendent Finalists New WIU Art Exhibit Explores Violence in Our Culture http://tspr.org/post/new-wiu-art-exhibit-explores-violence-our-culture <p>A new exhibit at the Western Illinois University Art gallery features images that might be most familiar from the news, including unmanned drones and Iraqi detainees.</p><p>Dominic Sansone uses theses images in his new show "It Shoots Further than We Dream" to explore the role of violence in our culture. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:56:06 +0000 Scott Stuntz 27706 at http://tspr.org New WIU Art Exhibit Explores Violence in Our Culture WIRC Holds Annual Project Santa http://tspr.org/post/wirc-holds-annual-project-santa <p>During Christmas time, staff members at the Western Illinois Regional Council are especially busy. In addition to their regular jobs, they play the role of Santa and his elves.<br><br>The Council provides many things throughout the year for those in need.&nbsp; Help getting food, paying the heating bill, and keeping&nbsp; the lights on. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 18:33:58 +0000 Scott Stuntz 26072 at http://tspr.org WIRC Holds Annual Project Santa Turning Around the Downtown http://tspr.org/post/turning-around-downtown <p>Macomb is getting ready to work on its courthouse square. Repairs will be made to the streets and possibly the infrastructure underneath. The project gives the city, businesses, and residents a rare opportunity to re-examine the square and ensure it remains vibrant for decades to come. Sun, 09 Dec 2012 19:36:19 +0000 Rich Egger 25568 at http://tspr.org Turning Around the Downtown