Spring Lake http://tristatesradio.com en The Condition of Spring Lake and Its Watershed http://tristatesradio.com/post/condition-spring-lake-and-its-watershed <p>A water resource specialist believes a great deal has been done to clean up the Spring Lake watershed in western Illinois. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:16:19 +0000 Rich Egger 49712 at http://tristatesradio.com The Condition of Spring Lake and Its Watershed Alderman Questions Spring Lake Contract http://tristatesradio.com/post/alderman-questions-spring-lake-contract <p>Macomb Alderman At Large Thomas Koch is not convinced the city should be paying the park district to manage Spring Lake and Spring Lake Park. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:54:36 +0000 Rich Egger 49602 at http://tristatesradio.com Alderman Questions Spring Lake Contract Macomb Police Thank WIU Students http://tristatesradio.com/post/macomb-police-thank-wiu-students <p>The Macomb Police Department is honoring three Western Illinois University students who tried to rescue a man at Spring Lake. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 20:48:08 +0000 Rich Egger 44080 at http://tristatesradio.com Macomb Police Thank WIU Students No Water Conservation Yet in Macomb http://tristatesradio.com/post/no-water-conservation-yet-macomb <p>The City of Macomb has taken steps to ensure the water continues to flow this summer despite the drought.<br /><br />Mayor Mike Inman said water from one of the city&#39;s deep wells is being pumped into Spring Lake, which is the city&#39;s water source.<br /><br />&ldquo;The water manager started pumping from one of our deep wells the first week of July,&rdquo; Inman said.<br /><br />&ldquo;We&#39;re pumping roughly 800 gallons a minute from that deep well into the lake, trying to maintain the water level there.&rdquo;<br /><br />The city has two deep wells. Both are at Spring Lake. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 03:00:31 +0000 Rich Egger 19489 at http://tristatesradio.com No Water Conservation Yet in Macomb Changes Coming to Macomb's Spring Lake Park http://tristatesradio.com/post/changes-coming-macombs-spring-lake-park <p>The city plans to lay out 100 new camp sites to the south and west of the existing campgrounds at Spring Lake Park.<br /><br />City Administrator Dean Torreson told aldermen the development can be done in stages.<br /><br />&ldquo;Maybe 20 at a time or something like that, 25 at a time as we can afford it and as the market can absorb it,&rdquo; Torreson said.<br /><br />A city memo said once the project is completed, the city will rework some existing sites. That project will include installation of new utility lines.<br /> Thu, 31 May 2012 23:51:01 +0000 Rich Egger 16011 at http://tristatesradio.com Changes Coming to Macomb's Spring Lake Park