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.

TSPR'S Rich Egger

Teenagers accused of breaking the law in Hancock County might be able to have their record wiped clean.

Rich Egger

The city of Macomb and some city employees will have to pay more for health insurance this year.

The Office of Public Safety at Western Illinois University won a body camera valued at about $900 at a police conference. Now the agency is deciding whether to outfit all its officers with a camera. 

Western Illinois University

The state will start seeking construction bids this month for a long-awaited project at Western Illinois University.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Faculty and students of the School of Agriculture will be able to tend to their crops year around thanks to a new two-bay greenhouse.

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McDonough County restaurant inspection scores are once again available online -- though they're not on the McDonough County Health Department's website.

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The Hancock County Academy was forced to relocate in downtown Carthage after its home was damaged during a fatal fire last month next door at the Bentzinger Home Supply Store.

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A study will determine whether a historic site in Pike County will become a national park.

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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The Warren County Health Department has secured enough money to open a dental clinic to serve low-income children.

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Flu shots are recommended for everyone over the age of 6 months and especially encouraged for children, the elderly, and pregnant women.

TSPR's Rich Egger

Illinois lawmakers are considering whether to continue allowing same-day voter registration. 

It looks like Illinois lawmakers will allow the temporary higher income tax rate to expire January 1.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

It’s been about 18 months since the EagleView dental clinic in Macomb closed. Since then, Medicaid recipients have been without a dental provider in McDonough County.

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A phenomenon known as "Retrospective Voting" appears to have been at play when Bruce Rauner was elected governor of Illinois over incumbent Pat Quinn.

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