Emily Boyer

Morning Edition Host/Reporter

Emily Boyer is the Morning Edition host for Tri States Public Radio. She can be heard on-air from 5 to 9 weekdays.

A Florida native, Emily now enjoys calling Illinois home. Emily has a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting from Eastern Kentucky University. While a student at Eastern, Emily began her radio broadcasting career as a reporter and host of the Weekend Edition on WEKU.FM. She also worked at public radio stations KUNC, in Greeley, CO, and Iowa Public Radio.

Emily discovered her love for news and broadcasting in elementary school while serving as the sports reporter for Eagle Eye TV News. During her free afternoons, Emily enjoys naps, golfing and eating dinner around 4:00pm.

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Money Saving Measures
4:02 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

McDonough District Hospital Outsources Jobs

McDonough District Hospital
Credit TSPR'S Rich Egger

McDonough District Hospital will no longer handle dining and housekeeping services in-house.

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Macomb, Keokuk, Galesburg
9:02 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Veterans Day Across the Tri-States

The WIU ROTC Color Guard during a Veterans Day event in Macomb.
Credit Emily Boyer / Tri States Public Radio

Many people across the country, and right here in the Tri-States region, took time on Veterans Day to honor the men and women who have served their country.

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New Budget Starts in December
4:41 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Health Dept. Wants More Money from McDonough County

McDonough County Health Department
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

McDonough County reduced its funding to the Health Department in 2010.

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Represented Western Illinois
2:45 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Former Congressman Lane Evans Dies

Lane Evans served western Illinois in congress for 24 years. He died Wednesday night at the age of 63.
Credit AFSCME Local 31

Lane Evans passed away Wednesday night after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.  He was 63.

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Economic Development
1:08 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Macomb Trying to Drum Up New Business

Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Macomb Mayor Mike Inman said there are currently 11 economic development projects in the works.

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Emergency Drill
1:14 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

MDH Prepares for Emergencies

McDonough District Hospital
Credit TSPR'S Rich Egger

McDonough District Hospital hopes to now be better prepared to respond to an emergency.

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Hands-on Approach
5:48 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

WIU President To Assist With Economic Development

Credit Rich Egger

President Jack Thomas said WIU should have a seat at the table when it comes to business recruitment efforts for Macomb.

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Election 2014
6:20 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Female Politicians on November Ballot

Evelyn Sanguinetti campaigns with State Representatives Norine Hammond and Jil Tracy
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Three of the six state-wide executive positions in Illinois are held by women. Depending on the outcome of the election, up to three could remain filled by women.

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Election 2014
3:12 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Grace Period Registration Could Delay Election Results

A McDonough County resident casts his vote early for the November 2014 election.
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

It's possible not all races will be settled on Tuesday, November 4 -- depending on how Illinoisans choose to vote.

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Part of a National Project
2:30 pm
Sun October 26, 2014

Free Little Library Open In Macomb

Macomb's Little Free Library is made of recycled materials.
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

The McDonough County YMCA is the site of a new "free little library." The shelves will house mostly children’s book.

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