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The village on Monday approved the sale of its mower and a snow plow it is not currently using.Ordinance #715 was approved with an amendment... [Read More]
Members of the Cardiopulmonary Unit of McDonough District Hospital were recognized Tuesday by Heartland Healthcare of Macomb as Heartland Heroes and treated to complimentary Jimmy... [Read More]
To better understand regional economic development, sometimes the best way to see how it comes together is to look locally.To get a better look at... [Read More]
In its first resolution of the year, the council voted Monday night to approve a five-year trash removal and recycling contract with Jackson Disposal.The vote... [Read More]
As regional development organizations seek solutions to economic and population declines, they must also be able to help current members of the workforce train for... [Read More]
Innovation in agriculture will again be on display during the 48th annual Western Illinois University Ag Mech Farm Expo, Feb. 10-11 in Waggoner Hall.Admission is... [Read More]
The county's decision not to reappoint three board members prompted a strong reaction from the hospital's former medical staff president during the McDonough District Hospital... [Read More]
Muddy conditions at Chandler Park Saturday morning failed to dampen the spirits of rally-goers and marchers this weekend.About 70 residents attended a political rally and... [Read More]
Why This Matters: The Institute for Rural Affairs and (WIU) President's Executive Institute have been at the forefront of recognizing regional economic and demographic needs. [Read More]
The village on Tuesday approved $31,979.22 in Motor Fuel Tax appropriations for fiscal year 2018.The appropriation passed with all ayes from the trustees present. Trustee... [Read More]
When Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated on April 4, 1968, he left behind a powerful legacy - and much work still to be done.That... [Read More]
Why This Matters: McDonough County and other counties in the region have been experiencing steady population and economic declines since 1980. Addressing and reversing these... [Read More]
A vocalist on the east coast has returned to her native Macomb to share her passion for music and faith.Vocalist and Macomb native Bethany Worrell... [Read More]
The Western Illinois Museum hosted a large crowd that didn't dwindle until the last act was done.Organizers of the Celebrate Local: Food, History, Music event... [Read More]
The council on Tuesday unanimously approved a bid by Trotter as its contractor for the Market Street sidewalk repair and replacement project.Alderwoman Kaye Mowen was... [Read More]
Carolee Sellers and Aramark give stuffed animals to school children... [Read More]
Bierman reports consistent cash flow at Board of Trustees meeting... [Read More]
Good Hope swears in sixth trustee, filling board capacity... [Read More]
Diamond Den closes after 35 years on the square... [Read More]
On Friday, a group of eight protestors bearing signs and a bullhorn braved a chill wind to stand on the sidewalk in front of the... [Read More]