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7:46 pm
Fri November 4, 2005

Havana Schools to try for 'Green' Power Study Grant

Havana, IL – Havana schools are applying for a feasibility study grant to investigate whether wind power could help cut utility bills. Superintendent Suellen Girard says the district investigated the possibility a few years ago, but the numbers did not show the idea was feasible. Now she says it's becoming easier to sell power back to the utilities and a wind turbine might work out. She says two faculty members are very interested in the project and science students would be involved with the data collection and analysis. Girard hopes to learn whether she'll get the grant this spring.

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WIUM Local
7:41 pm
Fri November 4, 2005

WIU President Praised by Trustees

Macomb, IL – Western Illinois University's president is earning more praise from members of the Board of Trustees. In addition, the board agreed to extend Al Goldfarb's rolling three-year contract. During their quarterly meeting in November, several trustees lauded Goldfarb for his dynamic leadership and Chairman Michael Houston said Goldfarb has done an outstanding job for the university. Trustees awarded Goldfarb with a 3.5% pay raise, retroactive to July 1. That brings his annual pay to $232,875. Goldfarb appreciates the praise but says there is still more work to do.

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WIUM Local
7:38 pm
Fri November 4, 2005

WIU President Praised by Trustees

Macomb, IL – Western Illinois University's president is earning more praise from members of the Board of Trustees. In addition, the board agreed to extend Al Goldfarb's rolling three-year contract. During their quarterly meeting in November, several trustees lauded Goldfarb for his dynamic leadership and Chairman Michael Houston said Goldfarb has done an outstanding job for the university. Trustees awarded Goldfarb with a 3.5% pay raise, retroactive to July 1. That brings his annual pay to $232,875. Goldfarb appreciates the praise but says there is still more work to do.

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6:06 pm
Fri November 4, 2005

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12:47 pm
Fri November 4, 2005

Iowa - 2005 City Elections - Keokuk At Large

Keokuk, IA – There are many candidates seeking office in the upcoming city elections throughout Southeast Iowa. One race is for an at large seat on the Keokuk City Council. Newcomer Jon Warren and former council member Doug Matlick are running for the at-large seat. The alderman at large represents the entire city, not just one ward.

You can hear Jason Parrott's preview of the race for an at-large seat on the Keokuk City Council by clicking on the audio link above.

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