TSPR Local

12:10 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Canton, MO Lands Sidewalk Grant

A northeast Missouri city will get some help in improving accessibility.

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Sheila Takes a Bow
5:41 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Simon Won’t Run Again for Illinois Lt Gov

Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon (right) during a stop at WIU late last year.
Credit Rich Egger

Sheila Simon said she doesn’t want to serve as Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s lieutenant governor any more.

The Democrat said she will be seeking election to another public office, but during a news conference in Chicago she wouldn’t say which one.

“What I’m doing is really focused on how I can serve the people of the State of Illinois,” Simon said.  “I’ve, I think, been an effective servant as lieutenant governor. I think I can be an even more effective public servant in other elective office.”

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Roquette America Talks Future Goals
5:06 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Keokuk City Council Tours Industry

Members of the Keokuk City Council get an overview of Roquette America's history
Credit Roquette America

The Keokuk City Council got an inside look at one of the city’s largest employers.

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Grant Money, Sand Volleyball, Master Matrix, Outdo
4:46 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Around The Region

A quick look at news from throughout the Tri-State region.

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May let farmers sell emissions credits
3:28 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

USDA Works with Farmers to Cut Greenhouse Gases

Credit Credit: Lynne Betts, USDA/NRCS)

A program across Illinois and Iowa is looking at ways for farmers to help reduce the amount of greenhouse gases they produce, and to be compensated for it.

The program explores ways farmers can change the way they apply nitrogen fertilizer to reduce the amount of nitrous oxide gas that is created.

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