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Cardinal Point
11:04 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Plans Continue for Western Illinois Wind Farm

A central Illinois wind farm
Credit Rich Egger

Developers are not worried even though it’s been six years since plans were unveiled for a wind farm in Warren and McDonough Counties.

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Decision Expected in February
2:15 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Galesburg Narrows Field in School Superintendent Search

School Board President Michael Panther says candidates who are invited back for a second interview will meet staff and tour the district.
Credit T.J. Carson

The Galesburg School Board has a list of eight finalists for the position.

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Route includes Lee, Hancock Counties
7:32 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Pipeline Files for Permits in Iowa and Illinois

Credit geograph.uk.org

The company that wants to build a crude oil pipeline through the middle of the country has officially requested permission to do so from regulators in Iowa and Illinois.

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Civil Rights Leader
7:01 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

Honoring MLK in Macomb and Galesburg

The march took people from the courthouse to Mount Calvary on the city's far east side.
Credit Rich Egger

A couple communities in western Illinois continued their long traditions of commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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College looks forward to aerial view
5:21 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

WIU School of Ag Flying High with New Drone

The drone has six engines, camera and video capabilities and a 15 minute battery life.
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Western Illinois University’s School of Agriculture will see things from a new perspective thanks to some new technology.

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15% of Workforce in Keokuk
10:56 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Mayor : Roquette America Cutting Jobs

Keokuk Mayor Tom Marion says Roquette America is laying off about 15% of its workforce.

One of Keokuk's largest employers is cutting its workforce by about 15%, according to Mayor Tom Marion.

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Teens Can Expunge Record
5:40 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Hancock County State’s Attorney Aims to Reinstate Teen Court

Teens will play every role in the courtroom including state's attorney, defense attorney and jurors
Credit TSPR'S Rich Egger

Teenagers accused of breaking the law in Hancock County might be able to have their record wiped clean.

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Supreme Court Appeal Possible
5:41 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Appeals Court Backs Lee County over Fired Employee

A former Lee County employee has been dealt another setback in his effort to receive the damages awarded to him by a jury nearly two years ago.

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District Seeking to Save Money
3:00 pm
Wed January 14, 2015

Some Sports Could be Cut in Monmouth-Roseville

Superintendent Ed Fletcher reads a letter urging the school board to save the Twirlers program.
Credit T.J. Carson

The Monmouth-Roseville School District is looking for ways to reduce spending, and the elimination of certain sports programs  is one option under review.

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America’s College Promise
7:06 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

The Devil Will be in the Details of Community College Proposal

Credit Rich Egger

A couple community college presidents in western Illinois are generally supportive of a proposal from the White House.

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