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East Main St Underpass
9:26 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Galesburg Prepping for Third RR Bypass

A drawing of what the East Main St underpass might look like.
Credit City of Galesburg

With the Bickerdyke Bridge complete, Galesburg is preparing for its next major road project.

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Macomb Christmas Festivities
3:21 pm
Sun December 7, 2014

Celebrating 20 Years of Dickens on the Square

The Western Illinois Museum displayed Jill Myers’ collection of nutcrackers during the museum’s “Who Collects What” program as part of Dickens on the Square.
Credit Rich Egger

The annual Christmas event in downtown Macomb is designed to evoke the look and feel of Victorian England.

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New Management
3:54 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

A Deeper Look at Spring Lake Park Management Costs

A mid-Autumn day at Spring Lake Park
Credit Rich Egger

Aldermen this fall agreed to a change of course for management of the city-owned Spring Lake Park.

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$512,000 over 12 Years
10:57 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Keokuk Waives Property Taxes for Housing Complex

A development firm out of Cincinnati, Ohio wants to build a 45-unit senior housing complex on this vacant lot in downtown Keokuk.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

The Keokuk City Council gave the green light to a proposed senior housing complex in the downtown district.

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to serve low-income children
10:51 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Dental Clinic In Works for Warren County

The Warren County Health Department's dental clinic will house one dentist.
Credit locomomo / Flickr Creative Commons

The Warren County Health Department has secured enough money to open a dental clinic to serve low-income children.

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Question About Whistle-Blower Status
6:40 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Iowa Court of Appeals to hear Lee County Firing Case

A former Lee County employee will have his day in court... again.

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Competition for KAH?
7:10 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

New Health Care Provider in Keokuk

Keokuk Area Hospital could face direct competition from two out-of-town health care providers
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Some direct competition for Keokuk Area Hospital could arrive in May 2015 in the form of a partnership between Fort Madison Community Hospital and Blessing Health System out of Quincy, Ill.

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Bill Knight – December 4
6:33 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

Pumping Crude Oil Through the Tri States

The Iowa Utilities Board is holding a series of informational meetings this month to discuss the Dakota Access Pipeline Project. An estimated 350 people showed up this week at the Comfort Inn and Suites in Fort Madison, including representatives from the environmental group "100 Grannies for a Livable Future."
Credit Abby Wendle

Illinoisans disappointed because the U.S. Senate didn’t pass the Keystone XL pipeline measure letting multi-national corporations bring tar-sand Canadian oil down through the Great Plains above major water sources to get crude to refineries to export: Take heart. Another pipeline is planning to plow through 12 Illinois counties after digging up Iowa and the Dakotas.

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Elections
11:06 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Election Results - Burlington/West Burlington

The results are in from the special elections in Burlington and West Burlington on Tues., Dec. 2nd.

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Governor-Elect in Springfield
6:03 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Rauner: Voters were Misled on Sorry State Finances

Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner spoke with reporters Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 in the Illinois Statehouse.
Credit Brian Mackey

Illinois Governor-elect Bruce Rauner told reporters the state's finances are in terrible shape.

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