TSPR Local

Focus on Equipment/Machinery Maintenance
5:30 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

SCC Adds New Industrial Program

SCC Instructor Dave Rector

A new program through Southeastern Community College aims to address a growing need for local manufacturers.

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Portion to Rebuild Grand Avenue
4:59 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Keokuk Borrowing Millions

Keokuk is taking steps to borrow more than $10-million.

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2nd Accuser Claims Sexual Abuse
7:06 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Keokuk Teacher Facing 3rd Lawsuit

A Keokuk teacher is now facing a third sexual abuse lawsuit from a second accuser.

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County Board to hold non-binding vote
2:58 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Adams County to Vote on Hog Confinement

An environmental activist thinks the Illinois Agriculture Department has too much control over the approval process for large scale hog farms.

The latest such facility proposed for this region is in Adams County.

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Investigation Continues
12:23 am
Thu March 7, 2013

Incident Near WIU Campus Proves to be Hoax

Police Chief Curt Barker
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb police surrounded a home for five hours Wednesday evening, believing someone might be barricaded inside. But it turned out they were sent to the home on a prank call.

The 911 center received the call from 509 West Murray around 6:00 pm. Police Chief Curt Barker said the caller was a woman.

“She said there was an individual at the house and she gave the address and said that he had a firearm. And then in the background you could hear the male subject saying, ‘Are you calling the police? Are you calling the police?’ And then the phone went dead,” Barker said.

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