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In The Tri States - August 2009

The Tri States – A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from August 2009.

The top story was the announcement that Keokuk Mayor Dave Gudgel will not seek another term.

Also during August, Macomb received permission to continue its downtown TIF district for another 12 years and voters gave Canton, MO permission to collect more money for street repairs.

Top features include a pair of pieces on education: one on the ongoing education funding problems in Illinois, the other on agriculture education programs in Iowa.