Macomb (Illinois, United States)

Type: City
Name: Macomb (Illinois, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 40.470001
Longitude: -90.68
population: 19,234
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Trustees review successes and ongoing concerns

The Western Illinois University Board of Trustees convened on Thursday morning for the first day of a two-day retreat at the Multicultural Center, where they heard updates over WIU's budget, strategic planning for its Macomb and Quad Cities campuses and ... [Published McDonough County Voice - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

John Danner

IPAVA — John S. Danner, 88, of Macomb, formerly of Ipava, died at 1:21 p.m. Tuesday (July 8, 2014) at Wesley Village, Macomb.Born Oct. 29, 1925, to Lyle and Gayle (Fisher) Danner, he married Edna Marjorie Baum Aug. 30, 1947, in Ipava. She preceded him ... [Published Canton Daily Ledger - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Letter — Maher

Dear editor,Community colleges are often misunderstood. Many people have accepted the idea that community colleges are inferior to universities and not “real colleges.” As a graduate of Highland Community College and a teacher at Spoon River College, ... [Published Canton Daily Ledger - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Ramblers host Benny Parker/Stars of Tomorrow races Saturday

Fans of dirt track motorcycle racing, or anyone curious about the sport can get a good look at some of the top bikers in the Midwest, as well as some of the up and comers on Saturday night as the Lamoine Ramblers Motorcycle Club hosts the Third Annual ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

John J. Conrad

, 77, of Macomb passed away at 7:35 a.m. on Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Wesley Village Healthcare Center in Macomb.John was born on Oct. 31, 1936, in Terre Haute, Ind., to John J. and Dorothy (Gfroerer) Conrad. He married Nalda Fava on Aug. 25, 1962; she ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Laura Frances Ray O’Harra

died after 98 years of life on Monday, June 30, 2014, at Wesley Village.She was the daughter of Dwight Ray and Alice Black of Macomb. She attended Western Illinois Normal College. While studying at Iowa State College, she met and married H. Paul Sweany ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

SRC Trustees to talk budget, capital campaign

Spoon River College Board of Trustees to hold planning retreat in Macomb MACOMB — Financial discussions are on the agenda for Spoon River College Board of Trustees’ semi-annual planning retreat, scheduled to take place in Macomb on Tuesday.While no action ... [Published Taft Midway Driller - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Active June turns to active July for Bombers

Last season was a rough one for Macomb. The Bombers struggled, missing the postseason since a 5-4 campaign in the 2009 season. Macomb went 3-6, posting its first losing season since 1999. But the Bombers are hard at work this summer, doing the best they ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Macomb could see new enterprise zone boundaries

In its bid to get a new enterprise zone designation from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the current Macomb/McDonough County Enterprise Zone board plans to change its boundaries.Kim Pierce, the zone administrator, told Macomb ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 2 reports

Heritage Days offers more than a fun day in Macomb

Macomb's Heritage Days will take place this weekend&nbsp/&nbsp Jack PlutaMACOMB, ILL. -- The 33rd annual Heritage Days kicked off Thursday in Macomb, Illinois.The festival featured many activities for adults and children including a dance show, several ... [Published KHQA 7 Online - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

2.4 million constructed improvements

The 1903 Carnegie-style local library will see new advancements in the upcoming season.“We’ve been working for this for 15 years, step-by-step,” Dennis Danowski, director of the Macomb Library District said. “When the opportunity presented itself, I applied. ... [Published Western Courier - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Preliminary hearing for Macomb prank caller

Read more: Local, State, Crime, Community, News, Legal, Macomb, Macomb Police, WIU, Western Illinois University, ISP, Illinois State Police, Prank, Prank Call, Prank Phone Call, Murray Street, WIU Campus, WIU Students, Reports of a Gunman Near WIU, Prank ... [Published KHQA 7 Online - Jun 18 2014]

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...are to improve here, the government — city state and national — needs to get out of the way and let business people (known in these pages as the “ "Burg's bigwigs”) make their own decisions on what their customers want. The council can plan traffic patterns, but should unleash private enterprise to make things better. — Harry Bulkeley"
"Obviously, retention and recruitment are the two huge things," he said. "If we don't have new students coming in we're not going to continue to be a university."
...to take a giant leap forward in 2014 and 2015," noted David Loomis , director of the Center for Renewable Energy at Illinois State University . "Our renewable portfolio standard and our restructured energy markets make Illinois a very attractive place to develop renewable energy projects. This conference is a one-stop-shop for answers to issues concerning renewable energy in the state."
...I think that's a rarity for someone to find that, and I look forward to more adventures in my teaching career." Brunt noted. "I am thrilled and honored to be given the opportunity to be part of the team aboard the Nautilus. It will enable me to learn about ocean research and exploration and give me the chance to share the experiences I have, and what I learn from them, with my students."

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Johnson Building closes [Published Galesburg.com - 9 hours ago]
Community Roundtable: Ideas for enhancing life ... [Published Galesburg.com - 14 hours ago]
Trustees review successes and ongoing concerns [Published McDonough County Voice - 15 hours ago]
John Danner [Published Canton Daily Ledger - Jul 10 2014]
Letter — Maher [Published Canton Daily Ledger - Jul 10 2014]
John S. Danner [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 10 2014]
Three cheers for 4-H [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 10 2014]
Ramblers host Benny Parker/Stars of Tomorrow ra... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 09 2014]
John J. Conrad [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 08 2014]
Laura Frances Ray O’Harra [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 08 2014]
SRC Trustees to talk budget, capital campaign [Published Taft Midway Driller - Jul 08 2014]
Illinois Renewable Energy Conference July 16; '... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 08 2014]
John J. Conrad [Published Tribune Star - Jul 08 2014]
SHERRARD HIGH SCHOOL [Published QC Times - Jul 07 2014]
ROCKRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL [Published QC Times - Jul 07 2014]
FULTON HIGH SCHOOL [Published QC Times - Jul 07 2014]
CAMBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL [Published QC Times - Jul 07 2014]
WIU Alum Selected to Take Part in Ocean Explora... [Published Newswise - Jul 07 2014]
Who bears the burden? [Published Canton Daily Ledger - Jul 07 2014]
Midwest Charities Sharing $375,000 Award In ... [Published ADVFN India - Jul 07 2014]
Kessler, Anita B. [Published Herald & Review - Jul 05 2014]
Illinois Construction Business Celebrates 25 Years [Published Construction Equipment Guide - Jul 03 2014]
SRC school of nursing ranked in the top 20 [Published Taft Midway Driller - Jul 03 2014]
‘It’s really victory or death’ [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 03 2014]
Financial talk on tap for SRC board retreat Upd... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 03 2014]
'Ridiculous' cupcakes [Published Western Courier - Jul 03 2014]
Authorities catch drug train [Published Western Courier - Jul 03 2014]
Active June turns to active July for Bombers [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 02 2014]
Macomb could see new enterprise zone boundaries [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 01 2014]
Up in the Air [Published Taft Midway Driller - Jul 01 2014]
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