Paul Schuytema http://tristatesradio.com en Getting Deep Blue in Monmouth http://tristatesradio.com/post/getting-deep-blue-monmouth <p>An old vaudeville stage in Monmouth will rock back to life for the seventh Deep Blue Innovators Blues Festival. Sun, 20 Oct 2013 16:54:44 +0000 Rich Egger 42472 at http://tristatesradio.com Getting Deep Blue in Monmouth Re-energizing Downtown Monmouth http://tristatesradio.com/post/re-energizing-downtown-monmouth <p>A couple projects are moving ahead as the Maple City works to breathe new life into its downtown.</p><p> Mon, 27 May 2013 15:37:11 +0000 Rich Egger 34494 at http://tristatesradio.com Re-energizing Downtown Monmouth Deep Blue Innovators in Monmouth http://tristatesradio.com/post/deep-blue-innovators-monmouth <p>Rock ‘n’ roll, jazz, and hip hop all have their roots in the blues. Yet it seems as though the blues does not get its due. That will change – at least for a day – in Monmouth.</p><p>The Deep Blue Innovators Blues Festival begins Saturday afternoon at the Rivoli Theatre. The doors open at 2:00 and the music begins at 2:30. Ticket information can be found <a href="http://www.gomonmouth.com/index.php/mevents/deep-blue-innovators-blues-festival" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 23:43:41 +0000 Rich Egger 22990 at http://tristatesradio.com Deep Blue Innovators in Monmouth Monmouth Wins Broadband Innovation Money http://tristatesradio.com/post/monmouth-wins-broadband-innovation-money <p>Monmouth will receive $10,000 from the inaugural Illinois Broadband Innovation Fund. The state received 113 applications for the grant program. Just 14 winners were selected.</p><p>Monmouth Director of Community Development Paul Schuytema said his city was the only municipality chosen.</p><p>“That’s pretty exciting, and to be a municipality that’s not like Chicago but a little bitty town of 9,400 people in the cornfields, it’s a great honor,” Schuytema said. “We’re looking forward to delivering some good work and sharing it.”</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 16:42:44 +0000 Rich Egger 22655 at http://tristatesradio.com Monmouth Wins Broadband Innovation Money Monmouth Seeks More Inviting Downtown http://tristatesradio.com/post/monmouth-seeks-more-inviting-downtown <p>Monmouth will use its broad sidewalks around the town square to make the area more inviting while offering an opportunity for business expansion.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 17:46:20 +0000 James Lenz 19451 at http://tristatesradio.com Monmouth Seeks More Inviting Downtown