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Groundbreaking This Spring
5:59 am
Mon November 5, 2012

FM Complex Requires More Money

The effort to build a multi-sport complex in Fort Madison is getting some help with some unanticipated expenses.

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Thanks to NTN Bower
11:36 am
Sun November 4, 2012

Macomb Contingent Visits Japan

Kim Piece and Mike Inman talk about their trip to Japan
Credit Rich Egger

Macomb’s mayor and the head of the Macomb Area Economic Development Corporation (MAEDCO) traveled halfway around the world to say “Thank you.” The gratitude was expressed in Japan to top executives at NTN Bower, which has operated a plant in Macomb since 1985 and this year announced a major expansion of the plant.

Mayor Mike Inman felt the city should respectfully thank corporate leaders in a face-to-face meeting.

“The Japanese culture puts a great deal of weight in those types of relationship protocols, shall we say,” Inman said.

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Local Funding for Local Projects
11:00 am
Sun November 4, 2012

Macomb Community Foundation Created

Jodi Pospeschil
Credit Rich Egger

There has been talk since the 1980s of establishing a community foundation in Macomb. Now that talk is translating into action.

Formation of the Macomb Community Foundation was announced at City Hall. The governing board is chaired by Jodi Pospeschil of Western Illinois University. She said the group has no particular projects in mind but its members know many could benefit.

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Ordinance to Restrict Fails
11:19 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Keokuk Maintains Concert Hours

The Keokuk City Council will not be changing the hours of outdoor concerts.

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23 Permits Granted
10:01 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

IFC Receives Air Quality Permits

Iowa Fertilizer Company is a little closer to being able to build a production plant in northern Lee County.

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