TSPR Local

Summer Festival
8:05 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Funding Macomb's Heritage Days

Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Tents were packed up and the stage torn down as Macomb’s Heritage Days wrapped up. The festival’s planning committee is already looking forward to next year.

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Fiscal Year 2015
6:57 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

New Illinois Budget Signed Into Law

Governor Quinn criticized legislators for not doing their jobs, yet he left their spending plan largely untouched.
Credit Rich Egger

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn made a bit of a change to the state budget that goes into effect Tuesday—a change meant to play well with voters.

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Rural & City Recycling Programs
1:33 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Recycling Efforts Increase In Tri-States

Galesburg Recycling Cart
Credit Screencap / Galesburg's website

Parts of the region are making more of an effort to go green.

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Illinois Budget
9:43 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Deadline For Quinn To Take Budget Action

Originally published on Mon June 30, 2014 6:50 am

  It's the last day of the fiscal year for the State of Illinois, which means the pressure is on for Gov. Pat Quinn to sign a new budget into law.

There's nothing on the governor's public schedule for today, but that doesn't mean he won't be busy making official the spending plan passed by his fellow Democrats in the General Assembly.

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Special Meeting Monday Night
5:32 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Vote on New Burlington Superintendent

The Burlington School Board could vote on a contract for Patrick Coen to be the district's next superintendent during a special meeting Monday night.
Credit Burlington School District Facebook / Winfield-Mt. Union School District

The Burlington School District could have a new superintendent by the end of the night.

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