Mayor Mike Inman

Economic Development Efforts
6:14 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Macomb Welcomes Ideas on How to Better Serve WIU

Numerous businesses in Macomb offer discounts to WIU students.
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas said he wants to develop a list of businesses and services that students, faculty, and staff want in Macomb.

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General Alexander Macomb
5:37 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Macomb Highlights Historical Ties to Namesake

General Alexander Macomb
Credit Wikipedia

September 11 marked the 200th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Plattsburg in upstate New York. General Alexander Macomb led the charge which made way for the ending of the War of 1812.

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Macomb Thinks About Community's Best Interest
4:06 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Macomb Still Brainstorming Aquatic Center

Glenwood Park pool.
Credit Rich Egger / Tri-States Public Radio News

The City of Macomb is trying to find a happy medium with identifying what the community wants in terms of the pool, as well as what they are willing to pay for.

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Proposal for Cultivation Centers
11:50 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Medical Marijuana in Western Illinois

Medical marijuana cultivation facility
Credit www.420magazine.com

The founder of the Chicago based company that hopes to open a couple medical marijuana cultivation centers in western Illinois says it is a personal issue for him.

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Wigwam Hollow Road
8:30 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Work to Finally Begin on Bridge Project

The bridge on Wigwam Hollow Rd as it looks today
Credit Rich Egger

After years of talk, Macomb will make improvements to the Wigwam Hollow Road bridge over the Lamoine River.

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City Council Approval
5:39 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

The Concept Plan for Downtown Macomb

The two center rows of parking on Macomb's courthouse square will be reduced to one
Credit Rich Egger

The basic concept for Macomb’s downtown revitalization plan is now in place.

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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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Already declared a state disater area
2:00 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Western IL Readies for Federal Disaster Declaration

Flooded house in Macomb near Wigwam Hallow road.
Credit Scott Stuntz

As a result of heavy rains and flooding, much of west-central Illinois has been declared a state disaster area and a federal disaster declaration could follow.

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Mayor says City Clerk Acted Appropriately
9:36 am
Wed March 27, 2013

City Responds to Disputed 2nd Ward Election

The City of Macomb is saying little about the disputed election in the city’s second ward. Mayor Mike Inman read a brief statement during the  city council meeting on Monday.

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Chandler Park Sign
3:39 pm
Wed December 5, 2012

Much Anticipated Art Installed in Macomb Park

Matt Myers posed in front of the pillars as the sign/artwork was being installed
Credit Rich Egger

Crews from Laverdiere Construction installed a roughly 1,500 pound sign on top of the northwest pillars in Chandler Park on December 5. The black, classically ornate sign is made of recycled metal. It was created by local artist Matt Myers.

“My stuff generally gets sent off to other states and I never see them again,” Myers said. “Macomb is my adopted hometown so it’s good to have something here.”

Mayor Mike Inman said it’s an ideal place for a sign given the amount of traffic that goes by the park every day on Highways 136 and 67.

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