TSPR Local

Thousands of Absentee Ballots in Mail
12:50 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

Voting Underway in Southeast Iowa

Southeast Iowa voters who do not want to wait for Election Day have started casting their ballots.  There are no restrictions on who can vote early.

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Likely Based on Tax Bills
11:19 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Lee County Planning to Divide $$$

Lee County is working on a plan for dividing up some potential revenue associated with a proposed fertilizer plant near Wever, IA.

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WIU Renovation Completed
5:45 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Old Space, New Look for 3-D Art Studios

A demonstration of a metal cutting machine in the new 3-D Art Studios
Rich Egger

The 3-D Art Studios at Western Illinois University received a long overdue overhaul.

The program is housed in the lower level of the Heating Plant Annex. Professor Kat Myers said the space was previously a gymnasium, locker room, and storage room, which were not remodeled much after the program moved into the building.

Now -- after many years -- a full renovation has been completed.  Myers said even the little things make a big difference.

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Macomb's Chandler Park
11:58 am
Tue September 25, 2012

Signs Cluttering View of Park

Banners on the Chandler Park fence
Rich Egger
  • The city council discussion of the issue

Macomb is facing the same problem the Five Man Electrical Band sang about in 1971: “Signs, Signs, Everywhere there's signs, Blocking out the scenery, Breaking my mind.”

Macomb's issue is with all the signs being hung from the Chandler Park fence. It's a great location to hang a banner because it's right along the highway and across the street from the train depot. Numerous organizations have started placing banners there to promote various causes and events. But the city has a problem with the practice.

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Plans to Open Next Year
11:27 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

New Keokuk High School Option

  • Interview with KCA's Adam Brumbaugh

The head of Keokuk Christian Academy says the response to the school’s expansion plan has been very positive.

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