In The Tri States http://tristatesradio.com en In The Tri States http://tristatesradio.com/post/tri-states-54 <p></p><p></p><p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from November 2012.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 20:47:57 +0000 Rich Egger 25193 at http://tristatesradio.com In The Tri States In The Tri States http://tristatesradio.com/post/tri-states-53 <p></p><p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from October 2012.&nbsp;</p><p>Monmouth was the only municipality to receive a grant from the inaugural Illinois Broadband Innovation Fund, the public raised more questions about Iowa Fertilizer Company’s proposed plant in Lee County, and a state panel voted to proceed with the closure of the Jacksonville Developmental Center.</p> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 16:09:58 +0000 Rich Egger 23917 at http://tristatesradio.com In The Tri States Fall 2012 Pledge Drive- Thanks! http://tristatesradio.com/post/fall-2012-pledge-drive-thanks <p>The generous listeners of Tri States Public Radio pledged more than $56,000 during our Fall 2012 Membership Drive! Thank you to the hundreds of people who did their part to support high quality news and information programming as well as classical, jazz and folk music for southeast Iowa, west central Illinois and northeast Missouri. While the number is impressive, it is a little short of our goal of $66,500, but there is still time to pledge <a href="https://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/wium/default/form.pledgemain" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 13:37:38 +0000 Curtis Bisbee 22796 at http://tristatesradio.com Fall 2012 Pledge Drive- Thanks! In The Tri States http://tristatesradio.com/post/tri-states-52 <p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from September 2012.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Reporter Jason Parrott told us about plans to build a $1.4 billion fertilizer plant in Lee County. He also reported on pending lay-offs at one of the county’s largest employers.</p><p>During the month, Colchester received some good news from the USDA, Lee County made plans to add beds to its jail, and a historic structure in Macomb received a national designation.</p> Sun, 07 Oct 2012 22:05:33 +0000 Rich Egger 22632 at http://tristatesradio.com In The Tri States In The Tri States http://tristatesradio.com/post/tri-states-51 <p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from August 2012.<br><br>During the month, State Senator John Sullivan of Rushville announced he would take a brief leave to be treated for a rare form of cancer, voters went to the polls in Burlington and in northeast Missouri, and Bushnell's mayor announced he would not run for another term.<br> Sat, 01 Sep 2012 20:09:11 +0000 Rich Egger 20958 at http://tristatesradio.com In The Tri States