Macomb

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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Macomb Renovation Project
9:35 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Aldermen Agree to Spend Money on Lamoine Hotel

The Lamoine Hotel building is currently vacant
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb aldermen voted in favor of spending $200,000 in Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District funds to help a developer acquire and repair the old Lamoine Hotel.

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WIUM Local
2:56 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Parking Still Concern in Macomb Downtown Plan

Macomb Square
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb’s downtown revitalization committee is still unable to reach a decision on which plan to present to the city council.

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April 9, 2013
11:29 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Illinois Election Results - Cities/Villages

The results of city/village races from throughout west-central Illinois during the April 9, 2013 election.

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Paperwork Snafu
8:05 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Mistake Increases Cost for Macomb Project

Credit Rich Egger

How much is a paperwork mistake worth? In the case of a Macomb road project, the answer is about $125,000.

The project calls for improvements to the intersection of Bower Road and Route 136. The work will be paid for by the city, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), and a grant through the Community Development Assistance Program (CDAP).

The original low bid of $969,922 came from Laverdiere Construction.

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