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.


Cost Saving Measure
9:40 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Knox County Offers Employees Early Retirement Option

Knox County Courthouse
Credit Jimmy Emerson, DVM / Flickr Creative Commons

Knox County is turning to some of its longest serving employees to help it save money.

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Shops of Monmouth Retail Business Competition
2:32 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Monmouth Cultivates Entrepreneurs With Innovation Workshops

Monmouth, Illinois
Credit Flickr Commons / Pete Zarria

The city of Monmouth is hosting two workshops to help people learn tools to succeed in opening their own retail business.

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Danville Station Museum/Library
12:13 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Danville Station Supporters Close In On Fundraising Goal

Credit Danville Station

It has taken longer than expected to raise the money needed for a new museum in Des Moines county. But the fundraising effort is picking up steam.

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Spring Lake Exploration
1:01 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Explore Spring Lake This Weekend

Credit Rich Egger

The public is invited to learn about Macomb’s Spring Lake on Saturday, June 21. The lake provides the city’s drinking water supply along with numerous recreation opportunities. 

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WIU Kibbe Field Station
12:46 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Ridding the Mississippi River of Asian Carp

Mississippi River
Credit Rich Egger / TSPR

Two Western Illinois University faculty members are researching ways to mitigate Asian carp in the upper Mississippi River basin.

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