Macomb, IL – The "V" was for Virginia, but it could have stood for Victory.
When Pearl V. Kidd died this winter at the age of 98, she left behind many members of a grieving family, friends and community, and also a legacy of involvement that serves as a reminder that regular people remain at the root of organized labor - that success for unions is at the retail level, literally in her case.
Macomb, IL – As the old joke goes, there are two seasons in Illinois: Winter, and Road Construction. While that might not be exactly true, summer is upon us, and with it does indeed come road construction.
While there are many highways and byways that could use attention in McDonough County, county engineer Tom Hickman says there's simply not enough money to take care of all of them.
Lee County, IA – Wayne Marple with Fort Madison Rotary Club says his organization will join forces with Keokuk Rotary Club to conduct a local pajama drive. He says the goal is to collect 500 brand new pairs.
"We have, right now, almost 100 collected," Marple said, "and that was before the drive event started. Word just got around and people started donating pajamas. I would love to break the 500 barrier."