Rushville library

October 2012
10:09 am
Sun November 4, 2012

In The Tri States

A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from October 2012. 

Monmouth was the only municipality to receive a grant from the inaugural Illinois Broadband Innovation Fund, the public raised more questions about Iowa Fertilizer Company’s proposed plant in Lee County, and a state panel voted to proceed with the closure of the Jacksonville Developmental Center.

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Money from Estate
5:10 pm
Sat October 27, 2012

Rushville Ready to Match Library Grant

A drawing of the new Rushville Public Library
Credit Rushville Public Library

Rushville already has the money in hand to make it eligible for $1.2 million in state grant money to build a new library building.

The $400,000 required in local matching money comes in the form of a bequest from Mardelle Hinner. The estate stipulated the cash be spent on a new library building.

Library Director Charlene Copeland said the current two-story building will be replaced by a single-story library.

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