Local Specials

Garden Feeds Students Even In Winter
11:26 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Monmouth College Students Eat Local Year Round

(from left to right) Claton Brundige, Allison Razo, Will Terrill and Connor Shields.

In the Midwest eating local can seem easy during the summer when farmer’s markets are full of produce. In the winter though, eating locally can be a bit more challenging.

Nonetheless several Monmouth College students are trying to do just that.

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Profiles of Candidates
7:31 pm
Fri February 1, 2013

The Macomb School Superintendent Finalists

Macomb Jr-Sr High School
Credit Rich Egger

The three finalists to be Macomb’s next school superintendent have all been to town for interviews with the Board of Education, staff, and the community. Now it’s up to the board to decide who will be the district’s next leader.

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The Work of Dominic Sansone
3:56 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

New WIU Art Exhibit Explores Violence in Our Culture

Sansone's "Brand New God"

A new exhibit at the Western Illinois University Art gallery features images that might be most familiar from the news, including unmanned drones and Iraqi detainees.

Dominic Sansone uses theses images in his new show "It Shoots Further than We Dream" to explore the role of violence in our culture.

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Local Specials
12:33 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

WIRC Holds Annual Project Santa

Shopping with Theresa Cadle of the Western Illinois Regional Council.
Credit Scott Stuntz

During Christmas time, staff members at the Western Illinois Regional Council are especially busy. In addition to their regular jobs, they play the role of Santa and his elves.

The Council provides many things throughout the year for those in need.  Help getting food, paying the heating bill, and keeping  the lights on.

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Five Part Series
1:36 pm
Sun December 9, 2012

Turning Around the Downtown

This slide show takes a look at what some downtown walls might look like with murals. We start at Digger's College City Bowl...
Curtis Bisbee

Macomb is getting ready to work on its courthouse square. Repairs will be made to the streets and possibly the infrastructure underneath. The project gives the city, businesses, and residents a rare opportunity to re-examine the square and ensure it remains vibrant for decades to come.

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