Several Projects Underway
9:05 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Construction Crews Busy in Downtown Macomb

The Lamoine Hotel
Credit TSPR's Rich Egger

Public and privately financed construction projects will change and improve the look of downtown Macomb.

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Warren County Health Department
8:13 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Warren County Expands Health Care Services

Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

The Warren County Health Department is expanding its medical care to meet patients’ needs.

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Cut at Federal Level
4:12 pm
Sun July 6, 2014

Less Money for Lee County Narcotics Task Force

The Lee County Narcotics Task Force will have less support outside support this year.

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GRRWA Joins IDNR Program
3:30 pm
Sun July 6, 2014

Landfill Boosting Environmental Efforts

The GRRWA will be expanding its environmental operations
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

A Lee County landfill hopes to improve its operations and its bottom line.

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Emergency Response Plan Discussed
7:01 pm
Sat July 5, 2014

Lee County Seat Recommendation Coming July 22

The Lee County Advisory Seat Committee is looking at the future of the South Lee County Courthouse in Keokuk

The committee looking into whether Lee County should have one county seat or two is ready to make its recommendation.

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Five Positions Impacted
6:31 pm
Sat July 5, 2014

Keokuk School District to Share Employees

A few Keokuk School District employees will get more windshield time this coming school year.

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State Supreme Court Ruling
1:19 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Illinois Constitution Protects Retiree Health Insurance

The Illinois Supreme Court says the free health insurance enjoyed by state retirees is protected by the Illinois Constitution.

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Resident Requested Study
4:50 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

No One Speeding on Lee County Road

A speed study along 320th Avenue in northern Lee County shows that large trucks like these are not exceeding the speed limit.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

It appears Lee County won’t make any changes along a heavily traveled road.

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Ticks Prevalent This Time Of Year
4:25 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

McDonough County Identified As Tick-Populated

Ticks are found in forests and areas of tall grass
Credit Frannie Smith / Tri-States Public Radio News

People are not the only ones who take advantage of the outdoors in the summer. Ticks flock the many hiking trails, camping grounds, and fishing spots throughout the area.

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Illinois Video Gaming
4:20 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Video Gaming Revenue Up in Galesburg

Video Gaming
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

The city of Galesburg is experiencing the financial benefits from the state's decision to allow businesses to install video gaming machines, just as some new establishments are looking to cash in.

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