Mayor Mike Inman

Three Month Window for Completion
9:48 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Macomb to Start West Adams St Improvements

Looking west on West Adams St from the intersection with North Lafayette St. West Adams will undergo a facelift from this intersection to North Johnson St starting in mid-May.
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb aldermen decided to proceed with the revitalization project even though the city will have to spend its own money.

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Ryan Hansen
8:08 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Macomb Alderman Resigns

Credit Rich Egger

The city will be without a first ward alderman for a while.

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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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