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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 6 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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Galesburg teachers and the school district are back at the bargaining table after a marathon meeting Tuesday. 

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Macomb aldermen have decided where medical marijuana facilities can open within city limits.

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Galesburg teachers and administrators have another negotiation session with a federal mediator this morning.

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Deer hunters will be able to take aim at Macomb’s Spring Lake this winter.

TSPR's Rich Egger

West Prairie High School students will be learning under a new roof when classes start Wednesday.

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A proposal before city council to allow archery deer hunting at Macomb’s spring lake would require a portion of the area’s trail system to close over the winter.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

The republican challenger for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner made a campaign stop in Macomb Friday afternoon.

TSPR's Cortney Hill

Negotiations have resumed between the Galesburg school district and its teachers.

The Macomb Police Department is getting more than $8,300 from the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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WIU's annual event serves local farmers, gardeners and those interested in organic produce.

Galesburg Teachers On Strike

Aug 13, 2014
Cortney Hill / TSPR News

Members of the Galesburg Education Association voted down the latest contract proposal from administrators Tuesday night.

Lee County Economic Development Group

The Lee County Economic Development Group is preparing for the future with some help from local businesses.

The non-profit Foundation in Lee County awarded $95,000 in grants to 20 of the county's non-profit organizations.

More upscale housing is coming to Monmouth’s downtown.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

A free book rack at the Macomb Amtrak station has been providing reading material to travelers for 10 years.

Members of the Galesburg Education Association voted “overwhelmingly” Thursday night to file a 10-day intent-to-strike notice.

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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is dropping the late winter antlerless-only deer season in 20 counties, including Adams and Hancock.

Hickory Grove Supportive Living Facility

A new memory care facility will be built in Carthage.  It will feature 20 studio apartments that have access to shared kitchen, living room and dining space.

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The city of Monmouth is one step closer to having some new downtown businesses.

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A children’s advocacy group ranks Iowa third in the nation for child well-being while Illinois and Missouri fall toward the middle of the pack.

TSPR's Rich Egger

Macomb’s aging Glenwood Pool will have at least a couple more years of life. 

TSPR's Emily Boyer

A two-acre vacant lot near the Old Macomb Cemetery is beginning to look the way it did hundreds of years ago.

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The city of Galesburg is warning residents about energy suppliers that are going door to door to drum up business.

Residents of the Monmouth-Roseville School District are again being asked to pay more in property taxes.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Macomb aldermen are considering a proposal to allow archery deer hunting at Spring Lake.

American Red Cross

Western Illinois University is participating in a pilot project to help communities state-wide recover from natural disasters.

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Galesburg city council members are reviewing new zoning rules that accommodate medical marijuana facilities.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

Monmouth will know by the end of the year if it has received a $400,000 state grant.

TSPR's Rich Egger

Public and privately financed construction projects will change and improve the look of downtown Macomb.

TSPR's Emily Boyer

The Warren County Health Department is expanding its medical care to meet patients’ needs.

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