Service Project for Kibera
9:53 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Expanding Macomb Rotaract & Helping People in an African Slum

Kibera, Africa.
Credit www.kibera.org.uk

Two Macomb residents are apart of an international volunteer organization that helps people within their own community and around the globe.

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City Wants Improvements
7:15 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Keokuk Drops Church Lawsuit

The city of Keokuk has dismissed a lawsuit against the owners of the former church at the corner of 4th & High Streets.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

The City of Keokuk has ended its attempt to assume ownership of a vacant church.

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Judy Baar Topinka
5:24 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Illinois Comptroller Passes Away

Judy Baar Topinka

Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has died, less than 24 hours after suffering a stroke.

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Shop Talk – December 9
2:50 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Little Local Coverage of Recent Elections

The gutting of newsroom staffs had a negative impact on local coverage of the fall elections.

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The World is Round
12:45 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

WIU Professor Writes Opera on Children's Book

The cover of an early edition of Gertrude Stein's "The World is Round"
Credit The University of Florida

Many contemporary composers choose to write an opera about current events and to make a political statement.

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Guadalajara Temporarily Closed
6:30 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Health Dept. Quiet About Failed Restaurant Inspections

The notice of closure posted by the health department was the only information given directly to the public
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Guadalajara Bar and Grill on East Jackson St. in Macomb was closed for 72-hours over the weekend after failing a surprise, routine health inspection Thursday.

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Officer Retired
5:45 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Burlington Police Not Talking About Investigation

The Burlington Police Department won't release further information about the recent investigation into an officer who has now resigned from the department.

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Left Student in Room Unattended
5:41 am
Tue December 9, 2014

Burlington School Employee on Administrative Leave

The Burlington School District has placed an employee on administrative leave following an incident last week at Aldo Leopold Middle School.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

The Burlington School District placed an employee on administrative leave after the worker left a student alone in Aldo Leopold Middle School after hours.

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