Macomb

March 18 Referendum
11:29 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Macomb Voters Will Decide Fate of February Election

Aldermen voted 6-to-2 Monday night to put a referendum on the March ballot that asks voters whether they want to eliminate the primary held in February of odd-numbered years.

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Headcount Done This Fall
5:57 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Big Return on Macomb’s Special Census

Credit Rich Egger

The decision to conduct a special census appears to be paying off for Macomb.

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50% Plus One
6:43 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

“Majority” Clarified for Macomb Elections

Macomb City Hall
Credit Rich Egger

It took a while, but Macomb city code finally defines the word "majority" to mean a number that is more than half.

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Thousands of Dollars
6:27 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Cost Savings If Macomb Dumps Primary

The McDonough County clerk is asking the city to no longer hold a primary in February of odd-numbered years.

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Millions of Dollars
8:15 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

WIU Enrollment Decline Impacts Bottom Line

Sherman Hall, the administration building at WIU
Credit Rich Egger

There are 498 fewer students attending Western Illinois University this fall than at this time last year.

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