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Result of Special Census Official
6:59 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

More Money Coming to Macomb

Credit Rich Egger

The city received some much anticipated news: the Illinois Secretary of State’s office has certified the results of the special census.

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13 Years on City Council
3:22 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Macomb Alderman Passes Away

Lou Gilbert at the Tri States Public Radio studios
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb Third Ward Alderman Lou Gilbert died Thursday. The city says funeral arrangements have not been finalized.

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Rescue Attempt
2:48 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Macomb Police Thank WIU Students

(From left) Deputy Chief Eric Lenardt, Mayor Mike Inman, Owen Hill, Ryan Brushaber, Matthew Demetral, and WIU President Jack Thomas
Credit Macomb Police Department

The Macomb Police Department is honoring three Western Illinois University students who tried to rescue a man at Spring Lake.

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Bankruptcy Puts Sale On Hold
3:44 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Lamoine Hotel Project Being Delayed

The Lamoine Hotel
Credit Rich Egger

Plans to renovate the old Lamoine Hotel building in downtown Macomb were put on hold when Gatehouse Media filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in September.

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Interfaith Ceremony
5:53 pm
Sun December 16, 2012

Macomb Honors Newtown Victims

Mayor Mike Inman (left) looks on while Minister Donnie Case addresses the crowd in Chandler Park
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb held a brief, interfaith ceremony Sunday afternoon to pay its respects to the victims of Friday’s mass murder in a Connecticut school.

Donnie Case, Senior Minister at Maple Avenue Christian Church, helped organize the vigil. He thought there might be others in the community wrestling with some of the same emotions he felt.

“I’m a father of three children. I remember Friday night just thinking, ‘Wow, how blessed I am that this didn’t happen in Macomb, and how heartbreaking it must be for the parents that are going through it,’” Case said.

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