TSPR Local

Grant from IL DNR
8:16 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Researcher Looks at Whitenose Syndrome in Western IL

Lisa Powers examining a captured bat during her white-nose syndrome research.
Credit Lis Powers

Whitenose syndrome has devastated bat populations across the country. Now a researcher is hoping to answer some lingering questions about the disease by looking at bats in Western Illinois.

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For iPhone and Android
7:17 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Farmers' Tools Include New Smartphone App

The iPhone version of University of Illinois Extension's nitrogen application app.
Credit U of I Extension

This is the time of year that many farmers apply nitrogen fertilizer to get ready for next year’s crop, now University of Illinois Extension is promoting a new tool to make it easier for farmers to apply the right amount.

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WIUM Local
8:24 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Great Dome Car Part of Illinois Zephyr Line During November

The Great Dome Car at the LaGrange Road station en route to Chicago
Jonathan Ahl

More than 100,000 people ride the Illinois Zephyr train line from Quincy to Chicago each year.  

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Special Panel Done
6:01 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Legislative Leaders Now Handling Pension Reform

Credit Rich Egger

The four leaders of Illinois' General Assembly have crafted a new plan for changing the state's retirement systems.

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Serves Southeast Iowa
5:30 pm
Sun November 10, 2013

40th Anniversary for SEIRPC

SEIRPC Exec. Director Mike Norris

Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission (SEIRPC) Executive Director Mike Norris says the organization has come a long way over the last four decades.

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