TSPR Local

Effective July 1, 2013
7:26 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Tax Approved, Denied in Van Buren County

The final prices of everyday items and services will be changing in Van Buren County after this week’s election.

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One Election Ends, Another Begins
5:50 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

Dillard Talking About Another Bid for Governor

Kirk Dillard at a stop in Macomb during his last campaign for governor
Credit Rich Egger

Illinois state Senator Kirk Dillard (R-Hinsdale) said he's considering another run for governor.

Dillard’s name has often been mentioned as a top candidate for the 20-14 race. He narrowly lost the 2010 gubernatorial primary to fellow Republican Senator Bill Brady, who went on to lose to Democratic Governor Pat Quinn.

“Illinois has gotten a lot worse since the last gubernatorial primary when I ran, and I don’t want to be part of a generation that takes a great state like Illinois, and leaves it mediocre or worse," Dillard said.  

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WIUM Local
4:06 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

New Survey Looks at Using Bio-mass to Heat Homes

Fred Iutzi with the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs
Credit Western Illinois University

Bio-fuels are usually associated with cars. But a grant could help promote other uses for it.

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Sidewalks to Follow in 2013
7:18 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Fort Madison School Adding Gravel

The Fort Madison School District is getting ready to address a safety concern.

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Headed Overseas in December
4:00 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Galesburg Trade Delegation to Indonesia

Mayor Sal Garza
Credit Rich Egger

Mayor Sal Garza, Global Strategies Director Gary Camarano, and representatives from 10-12 of the region’s companies will take part in a trade mission to Indonesia.

Most of them will begin the trip on Monday, December 3. Garza will join them a day later after overseeing the December 3 city council meeting. Aldermen will be asked that night to approve the city’s 2013 budget.

Garza has a couple goals for the trip.

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