TSPR Local

Concerns With Implementation
1:21 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Galesburg Storm Water Fee Delayed

Galesburg aldermen favor developing a master plan to determine what work needs to be done.
Credit T.J. Carson

The city of Galesburg will not implement a new storm water utility fee in the near future.

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Design, Finances Questioned
12:16 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Support Yet Concerns about Keokuk Housing Complex

A developer out of Cincinnati, Ohio wants to build a senior housing complex, similar to this, in Keokuk.

A proposed senior housing complex in downtown Keokuk continues to garner both support and concerns from city and community leaders.

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Production to Begin in January
7:14 am
Tue November 25, 2014

State Supports New Keokuk Business

A new company in Keokuk will produce insect control materials targeting bedbugs and mosquitoes, among others.
Credit Flickr / martakat83

The Iowa Economic Development Authority is lending its support to a new business in Keokuk.

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Located on Keokuk Campus
9:30 am
Mon November 24, 2014

SCC Breaks Ground on Industrial Tech. Center

The SCC Board of Trustees breaks ground on a new $4.2-million industrial tech building in Keokuk
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Southeastern Community College is getting into the habit of breaking ground on multi-million dollar buildings.

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"Grow Lee" Introduced
12:20 am
Mon November 24, 2014

LCEDG : 2015 a Year of Action

Lego Robotics leagues could soon be coming to Lee County as part of the "Grow Lee" Initiative.
Credit Flickr / KOMUNews

The Lee County Economic Development Group sees 2015 as a critical year when it comes to shaping its future.

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Sitka Salmon Shares
10:52 am
Sun November 23, 2014

Galesburg Fishery Receives National Recognition

Sitka Salmon President Nic Mink looks at boxes to be used to ship out salmon and other fish products.
Credit T.J. Carson

Food and Wine Magazine named Sitka Salmon Shares one of the 20 "Best Food Artisans" in America.

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State will Appeal Ruling
2:53 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Judge Finds Reductions in Illinois Pension Benefits Unconstitutional

Credit Wiki Commons

An Illinois judge has ruled that a law intended to fix the nation's worst-funded state employee pensions violates the state Constitution.

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Lawmakers Wait for Rauner
1:19 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Illinois Won't Extend Higher Income Tax Rate

The Illinois Capitol building

It looks like Illinois lawmakers will allow the temporary higher income tax rate to expire January 1.

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Projects To Upgrade Facilities
11:52 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Galesburg Breaks Ground on Transportation Projects

Representatives from Galesburg, Amtrak, Burlington Trailways, and IDOT break ground on upgrades to the city's Amtrak depot.
Credit T.J. Carson

Two projects are underway to help transportation in Galesburg.

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A Violent Altercation
5:00 am
Fri November 21, 2014

New Information about Restaurant Manager’s Death

Doyle was a manager at Buffalo Wild Wings in Macomb
Credit Rich Egger

A memo from the prosecutor to police details what happened before Ramone Doyle was strangled by his roommate in mid-February.

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