TSPR Local

Applications Due Friday
1:55 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Deadline Nears for Burlington Fire Chief Search

Burlington hopes to have a new Fire Chief in place within the next few months.

Candidates have until 5:00 P.M. on Friday, Oct. 26 to apply to be Burlington’s next fire chief.

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McDonough County Comprehensive Plan
6:19 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

Residents Worry Proposal Will Result In Zoning

The McDonough County Courthouse
Rich Egger

Questions about land use dominated the first public hearing on McDonough County’s proposed new comprehensive plan.

About 25 people attended the hearing along with county board members, county government employees, and representatives of the Western Illinois Regional Council, which facilitated the process for replacing the county’s 40 year old comprehensive plan.

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2012 Election Guide
3:18 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

Ron Fedler–Lee County Board (D. 1)

Ron Fedler (D-West Point)
  • Interview with Ron Fedler

Ron Fedler (D-West Point) says he is running for the District 1 seat on the Lee County Board of Supervisors because he wants to stay involved in local government.

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Regionalization to Begin in July
12:41 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

Concerns about Victim Services Plan

Janelle Mehlon (L) and Donna Phillips with the Crime Victims Assistance Division answer questions in Burlington.

A plan to regionalize victim services in Iowa is generating plenty of discussion.

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Statewide Referendum
3:44 pm
Tue October 23, 2012

No Shortage of Critics for Illinois Constitutional Amendment

Amanda Vinicky

Illinois legislators overwhelmingly backed a constitutional amendment, saying it will prevent the state's massive pension deficit from growing by making it more difficult for lawmakers to increase public employees’ pensions.

But critics are coming at it from all sides.

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