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 Emily Boyer

McDonough Power Cooperative is warning customers about scam artists who are impersonating co-op personnel. 

Emily Boyer

Western's recently renovated University Union is still being inundated with water whenever it rains and repairs might not be made until next year.

TSPR's Jonathan Ahl

Governor Pat Quinn Friday released $35 million of state money to begin paving the Macomb Bypass that will route drivers northwest of town.

TSPR's Jason Parrott

Federal grant money will be used to preserve a site used by Native Americans during their attack on Old Fort Madison.

Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Thanks to early voting, hundreds of people in the tri states region have already cast their ballots even though the general election is still a few weeks away.

The Peace Corps Prep Program is designed to prepare undergraduate college students for international service.

Starry Night Repertory Theatre

Starry Night Repertory Theater in Macomb opens its season Friday, October 3. Its performers will interpret a well-known work by a writer from west-central Illinois.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

The Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce will end its decade-long merger with with the Downtown Development Corporation.

Emily Boyer

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration awarded the Western Illinois Regional Council $5,300 more for the new fiscal year than it did the previous year.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

A renovation mishap has Western Illinois University worried about flooding at the University Union.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

The Comcast store on East Jackson Street will be closing its doors at the end of October.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Western Illinois University is increasing the number of jobs for freshmen in response to student demand.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas said he wants to develop a list of businesses and services that students, faculty, and staff want in Macomb.

Rich Egger

Western Illinois University’s president used the annual State of the University address to renew his commitment to making the school stand out from other colleges.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Ameren has turned in three possible route options to the state for consideration. The Spoon River Transmission Line is slated to be in service by 2018.

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