TSPR Local

Superintendent Search
6:15 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Burlington Schools Name Finalists

The Burlington School Board has narrowed its search for a new superintendent to two people.

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Peace Corps Fellows Program
7:48 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

WIU Expands Peace Corps Fellows Program

Credit Martyn Wright / Flickr Creative Commons

WIU's Peace Corps Fellows program is receiving about $30,000 more in federal money this year. That's enough to let three more students enroll this fall.

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Operation Three Strikes
5:46 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

More Heroin Arrests in McDonough County

Heroin and paraphernalia seized during an earlier raid
Credit McDonough County Sheriff's Department

Six more people are in custody as part of an investigation into the sale of heroin in western Illinois.

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Macomb Thinks About Community's Best Interest
4:06 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Macomb Still Brainstorming Aquatic Center

Glenwood Park pool.
Credit Rich Egger / Tri-States Public Radio News

The City of Macomb is trying to find a happy medium with identifying what the community wants in terms of the pool, as well as what they are willing to pay for.

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Bicentennial of Big Battle
4:04 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

General Macomb’s Heroics

General Alexander Macomb
Credit Wikipedia

A military historian credits General Alexander Macomb with preserving the nation’s current border with Canada.

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