Sarah Wallick
12:06 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Macomb Downtown Development Leader Leaves for New Job

Downtown Macomb, IL
Credit MacombPaynes / Flickr Creative Commons

There are six vacant storefronts on the Macomb Courthouse Square, and now a position charged with filling those buildings is also vacant.

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Big Turnout for Open House
6:16 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

MDH Clinic in Bushnell Now Open

The MDH McDonough Medical Group facility in Bushnell
Credit Rich Egger

There is a lot of excitement about the completion of a project two years in the making in this western Illinois community.

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Held in Hancock County Jail
5:15 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Nauvoo Mom Arrested in Daughter's Death

Jody Price, 33, of Nauvoo was arrested in connection with the death of her child in July 2014.
Credit Nauvoo Police Department

A Nauvoo woman has been arrested in connection with last month's death of her infant child.

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Galesburg Teachers Strike Ends
3:40 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Strike Over, Galesburg Schools to Open Friday

Galesburg High School
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

A new four-year contract for Galesburg teachers is finally in place.  The Board of Education and members of the Galesburg Education Association approved by the pact Thursday. 

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Galesburg teachers strike
7:16 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Teachers and District Reach Tentative Agreement

Teachers picket at Galesburg High School
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

The Galesburg teachers union and school district had some success during a 12 hour negotiation session with a federal mediator Wednesday that went into the early morning hours of Thursday.

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Opening Receptions Coming Up
3:19 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Watercolors Coming to the Tri States

The Mabee Art Gallery at Culver-Stockton College
Credit www.culver.edu

A rare opportunity can be experienced for the next month at two of the region's art galleries.

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Bank Also Loaned Money for Jail
3:12 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Local Bid to Save Lee County Money

Lee County is once again reaping the benefits of local banking.

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Project Delays
2:51 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Green Space Project in Monmouth Delayed

Buildings on right will be torn down.
Credit Ross6606 / Flickr Creative Commons

The demolition of two buildings on the square in Monmouth is running slightly behind schedule, which in turn is delaying the completion of another downtown project.

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Proposals Accepted for City Contract
1:53 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Possible Change In Spring Lake Park Management

Spring Lake
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

The Macomb City Council could turn to the private sector for help managing operations at Spring Lake Park.

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Bill Knight – August 28
11:41 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Proposal for Union Membership to be a Civil Right

Credit Rich Egger

Progressive Democrats are fighting back against employers that break the law by introducing legislation on Capitol Hill that makes free association with unions a Civil Right.

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