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

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.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

The Illinois War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission is leading a statewide effort to map out the locations of the graves of some 20,000 veterans.   To this point, about 3,000 have been documented.

The Hancock County Board has approved a new comprehensive plan.

TSPR's Rich Egger

Western Illinois University is still waiting for a sizeable check, to the tune of $6.5-million, from the state of Illinois.

Western Illinois Dive rescue Underwater Recovery Team

A new group is looking to provide what it feels is a much-needed service in McDonough County.

Rich Egger

Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas said declining student enrollment is one of the biggest problems the university faces.

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September 11 marked the 200th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Plattsburg in upstate New York. General Alexander Macomb led the charge which made way for the ending of the War of 1812.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Macomb police said Trae Kirk, 21, of Aurora and Brandyn Gray, 21, of Prospect Heights had drugs mailed to them from the west coast through the U.S. Postal Service.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Small business owners and nonprofits in west central Illinois are invited to attend a free brown bag lunch event from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Thursday, September 11, at the McDonough County Health Department.

TSPR's Rich Egger

Bill Kennedy's court hearing Monday was pushed back until October 22 . He's  charged with forgery and state benefits fraud.

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