Summer Fun in Western Illinois
5:28 pm
Sun June 29, 2014

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

The summer travel season is in full swing. Festivals over the weekend in Macomb and Galesburg showcased planes, trains and automobiles. Buckle up for the ride.

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Ballot Initiatives
3:09 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

No Vote On Illinois Term Limits

Credit Brian Turner / Flickr Creative Commons

Cook County Circuit Court Judge Mary Mikva has ruled the question is unconstitutional for voters to take up.

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Save Landfill Space
6:44 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Waste Grinder to Extend Life of Landfill Near Fort Madison

The GRRWA will be adding a waste grinder in the coming days.

The Great River Regional Waste Authority’s Board of Directors has approved the purchase of a waste grinder.

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37th Annual Railroad Days
6:17 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Railroad Days' Activities Return to Main St.

Credit jimmy thomas / Flickr Creative Commons

Organizers of Galesburg’s Railroad Days said they expect the event to draw a much larger crowd due to a change in scenery.

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Taking Job in Oregon
6:15 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Fort Madison City Manager Resigning

Fort Madison City Manager Byron Smith

Fort Madison is in the market for a new city manager, as Byron Smith has resigned after five years on the job.

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3-3 Vote During Special Meeting
6:24 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Keokuk School Board Deadlocked on Contract

The Keokuk School Board failed to extend the contract for Superintendent Tim Hood during a special meeting Wednesday night.

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Superintendent Search
6:15 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Burlington Schools Name Finalists

The Burlington School Board has narrowed its search for a new superintendent to two people.

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Peace Corps Fellows Program
7:48 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

WIU Expands Peace Corps Fellows Program

Credit Martyn Wright / Flickr Creative Commons

WIU's Peace Corps Fellows program is receiving about $30,000 more in federal money this year. That's enough to let three more students enroll this fall.

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Operation Three Strikes
5:46 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

More Heroin Arrests in McDonough County

Heroin and paraphernalia seized during an earlier raid
Credit McDonough County Sheriff's Department

Six more people are in custody as part of an investigation into the sale of heroin in western Illinois.

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Macomb Thinks About Community's Best Interest
4:06 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Macomb Still Brainstorming Aquatic Center

Glenwood Park pool.
Credit Rich Egger / Tri-States Public Radio News

The City of Macomb is trying to find a happy medium with identifying what the community wants in terms of the pool, as well as what they are willing to pay for.

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