Western Illinois Regional Council

Applicants Must Meet Requirements
3:38 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Energy Assistance Available in Western Illinois

Certain households in western Illinois are eligible for some financial assistance as they try to keep cool during the hot summer months.

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Kathy Simmons Memorial Walk/Run
10:23 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Standing Together as a Community Against Domestic Violence

Credit Rich Egger

A Hancock County woman beaten to death by her husband will be remembered and honored this weekend.

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Creation of Comprehensive Plan
10:30 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Hancock County Surveys Residents

Hancock County
Credit Photo courtesy of Infobahn Outfitter, Inc.

Residents in Hancock County are being solicited for their opinion in a regional survey.

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rural development
2:41 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Money for Water Well Improvements

USDA officials present $50,000 grant to WIRC. From left to right: WIRC Executive Director Suzan Nash, USDA Illinois State Director Colleen Callahan, WIRC Planning Coordinator Shannon Duncan and USDA Area Director Dwight Reynolds.
Credit Patti Sullivan-Howd / WIRC

More money is now available to improve private wells in several west-central Illinois counties. The Western Illinois Regional Council (WIRC) has received a second $50,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Trained Navigators
5:21 pm
Sat November 16, 2013

Experts Answering Obamacare Questions

Specially-trained navigators for the Affordable Care Act are preaching patience as the federal government corrects problems with the healthcare website.

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