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Macomb Police seek new safety technology at City Council meeting
Macomb Police Chief, Curt Barker, may have trouble convincing the city council that a license plate reader system would be beneficial.
FM school district releases video of banana incident > PenCityCurrent.com
FORT MADISON – After nearly a full year of hearings, filings, and negotiations, the Fort Madison School District has turned over video segments of a 2017 assembly that includes possible inappropriate behavior on the part of a school official.
WIU violates open meeting laws
Macomb, IL (WGEM) — The Illinois Attorney General’s Office says Western Illinois University’s Board of Trustees, a board accountable to taxpayers, met illegally back in June and kept public information from the public.
Western Illinois Now Poised To Face Purdue On The Women’s College Hardwood On Thursday
On the college hardwood, the women’s basketball team at Western Illinois University will face (2-0)Purdue on Thursday evening at 6:00 pm in the Hoosier State. The Leathernecks did receive a bigmomentum boost Monday night to help WIU prepare for their Big Ten opponent in Lafayette, Indiana.Just two d
Parts of The Tri-States Under A Winter Weather Advisory Wednesday Night and Thursday
**A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TONIGHT UNTIL 6 PM THURSDAY FOR PIKE COUNTY ILLINOIS AND SCOTT COUNTY** 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE ADVISORY AREA.A lot of sun out there today with temperatures in the 30s. A snow-producing system will track across the southeast ha
Gilbeck leads Western Illinois in 95-56 win over Dominican - NEWS 1130
MACOMB, Ill. — Seven-footer Brandon Gilbeck scored 19 points and blocked four shots, Isaac Johnson added 18 points and Western Illinois never trailed in beating Division III Dominican (Ill.) 95-56 on Wednesday night.
Traffic Alert: I-74 backed up for miles in East Peoria
East Peoria, Ill. - Interstate 74 was backed up from the Murray Baker Bridge to Morton Wednesday morning due to crashes on the bridge.Motorists tell WMBD/WYZZ News it appeared several vehicles were involved in a crash. It caused the westbound traffic to slow to a crawl while the vehicles were remove
Blue Devils pour it on in season-opening blowout
Quincy coach Martin Pazanin said the Blue Devils, whose final 14 victories last year came by an average of 9.8 points, are not used to blowout games like Tuesday's.
Hate has no place at Western
Saturday, Nov. 17 Western Illinois University students are rallying to counter a hate group coming to Hanson Field in hopes to spread hate; however, students plan to demonstrate love
Fort Madison bridge to close for inspections
According to BNSF officials, the Fort Madison Toll Bridge, which connects Fort Madison, Iowa to Niota, Illinois will close Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. and remained closed until 4:00 p.m.
Illini West High School District 307 Board met September 19.
1) Call to order by Board President. The Budget Hearing Meeting of the Illini West High School District 307 of Hancock County, IL was called to order by Tom Holtsclaw, Board President at 7:00 PM.
CMA Awards to feature Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -Carrie Underwood will be working triple-duty at the 2018 Country Music Association Awards as co-host, performer and nominee.
Manhattan Beat – Stabbing Westward, The Coffin Daggers, & More!
Christopher Hallat age five played the trumpet and later studied classical music in college, with the goal of becoming a trumpet player in the Chicago Symphony and teaching in a university. In 1986, while attending college in Macomb, Ill., Hall andWalter Flakusformed industrial rock bandStabbing Wes
Amazon East HQ: Incentives from, benefits for, chosen cities
Amazon could get than $2 billion in tax breaks and other incentives as part of its deals to open up two new offices with more than 25,000 new jobs at each location. New York City and Arlington, Virginia, will be home to two new nerve centers, which are being called the second and third headquarters
Spanish-language reporter faces deportation from US
In October, the Board of Immigration Appeals in Virginia denied an appeal in the case. Duran's lawyer, Michelle Lapointe, said he could be deported within two weeks if the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta does not agree to delay his removal and reopen his deportation case. A ruling is pendin
Democrat calls Tennessee racist, some voters ‘uneducated’
WREG-TV reports London Lamar said the comments in a now-deleted Facebook video posted following last week’s election. Lamar, a black woman, ran uncontested in the state’s House District 91 and will take office in January.
Park District to move forward on trail construction after lower bids received
QUINCY -- Bids for construction on the next section of the Bill Klingner Trail between 18th and 24th streets came in $262,000 lower than previous bids, meaning work should start next spring.
Canton student charged with felony after school threat
A Canton High School student is charged with a class 4 felony after a threat was written on a wall last week.The Canton Police Department said a student confessed to the first message found, but said they were not involved in a second message found in a girl’s restroom days later. The student said t
South Dakota State drops finale
MACOMB, Ill. – Western Illinois beat South Dakota State 25-18, 12-25, 25-15, 25-23 in a Summit League volleyball match Sunday afternoon.
Keller a no show in second court appearance
“Last evening, he called my home and left a message on my answering machine saying he would be here today (Tuesday),” Heck said. “I have no explanation, this is not like him by any means.”