Federal Regulations
2:32 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Groups Align Against New Clean Water Rules

A barge on the Illinois River
Credit Rich Egger

The Illinois business community is lining up with farm groups in an effort to stave off some new federal water regulations. 

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202nd Anniversary
3:21 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

Old Fort Madison Commemorates Siege

Re-enactors during the Old Fort Madison bicentennial commemoration of the siege during the War of 1812
Credit Old Fort Madison's Facebook Page

The siege of Old Fort Madison during the War of 1812 was part of the largest coordinated Native American offensive in United States history.

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17 Years of Participation
3:09 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

Pilot Prepared for Another Macomb Balloon Rally

An eastern Illinois man is looking forward to getting another bird's eye view of western Illinois.

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Alderman Blocks His Own Proposal
11:51 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Lee County to Stick with Two County Seats

(L-R) Supervisors Gary Folluo, Ron Fedler, and Matt Pflug at Thursday night's special meeting near Donnellson. Fedler says he tossed his ordinance to name Fort Madison as the county seat after reaching an agreement to work with Pflug on county service issues.
Credit Daily Gate City Newspaper

Lee County will not be making history any time soon as it will remain the only county in Iowa with two county seats for the foreseeable future.

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Demler Exits Race
5:41 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

ROE Candidate Decides Against Running

Voters will see just one name on the ballot for superintendent of a newly created Regional Office of Education in west central Illinois.
Credit Wiki Commons

There is now just one candidate in the election for a newly created office in west central Illinois.

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Moving Cases to Civil Court
5:30 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Des Moines County Attorney Changing Truancy Policy

The Des Moines County Attorney's Office hopes a change in policy will reduce the truancy rate in the county.
Credit www.facebook.com / Burlington Community School District

The Des Moines County Attorney's Office is changing its policies regarding truancy cases with the hope of convincing more students to regularly attend school.

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Twomey to Retire
2:47 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

New Director Needed for Buchanan Center in Monmouth

The Security Savings Bank Photo Competition opens September 5 at the Buchanan Center in Monmouth.
Credit Rich Egger

Susan Twomey, Executive Director of the Buchanan Center for the Arts, has announced her plans to retire in a few years.

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Another Ribbon Cutting
2:40 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

WIU Opens Second New Building in QC

Governor Pat Quinn addresses the crowd during Wednesday's ribbon cutting ceremony
Credit Herb Trix

The Western Illinois University campus in the Quad Cities is now officially 95,000 square feet larger than it was at the start of the week.

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