TSPR Local

Gazebo Arts Festival
10:18 am
Tue September 17, 2013

A Day of Art in the Park

One of the exhibits at a previous Gazebo Arts Festival
Credit Gazebo Arts Festival committee

The leaves on the trees in Macomb’s Chandler Park have not yet started changing colors, but there will nonetheless be plenty of color in the park on Saturday, September 21.

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DOW - Doppler on Wheels
9:29 am
Tue September 17, 2013

WIU Students Get Rare Chance to use Mobile Radar

The DOW outside Tillman Hall on the WIU Campus.
Credit SSS

Some Western Illinois University students are getting the chance to use high tech research tools most often reserved for “tornado chasers.”

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Rain will do good for only a few more days
12:23 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Rain Window Closing for Soybeans

Rain will only increase soybean yields for the next few days. (Taken just west of Macomb on 9-16-2013)
Credit SSS

Drought conditions became worse in the Tri-States in recent weeks  even as some areas got much needed rain, and an agronomist with University of Illinois Extension warns rain will only do crops some good for a few more days.

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Dave Gudgel was 63
2:02 pm
Sun September 15, 2013

Former Keokuk Mayor Passes Away

Former Keokuk Mayor Dave Gudgel died Saturday, according to current Mayor Tom Marion.

Former Keokuk Mayor Dave Gudgel died Saturday night at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.

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Drills in October
4:37 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

ALICE Training in Burlington Schools

Burlington School District Spokesperson Derek Baker

The Burlington School District is trying to make sure its employees know how to respond to a dangerous situation or circumstance.

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