Publication: McDonough County Voice

First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Granlund cartoon: Russia and Ukraine

The Talker: 'Orange Is the New Black' Season 2 trailer released ...Video of the Day: Meet the crime-fighting R2-D2: Knightscope ...Video of the Day: Grizzly bears get snowy birthday party ...The Talker: 'Orange Is the New Black' Season 2 trailer released ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Notes from a Native

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, and a Macomb native, nationally-recognized journalist and political commentator has written "An Idea Whose Time Has Come," a narrative of the landmark bill's passage.Todd S. Purdum, currently ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

County adopts adult-use ordinance Updated at 11:18 AM

With no floor discussion, the McDonough County Board voted Wednesday to adopt an ordnance licensing businesses that provide adult-use entertainment such as X-rated movies or semi-nude dancing.There were 13 of the 21 board members voting in favor of the ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Bill OK’d in House proposes smoke-free college campuses Posted at 4:00 PM

State-supported colleges and universities could become smoke-free on July 1, 2015, if the Smoke-Free Campus Act becomes law, though a health official at Western Illinois University said smoking seems to be on the decline.The bill passed the Illinois House ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Richard 'Dick' Lee Chambers

Richard “Dick” Lee Chambers, 82, of Bushnell passed away at 2:45 a.m. on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at his residence.He was born April 24, 1931, in Bushnell to Floyd and Anna (Schisler) Chambers. He married Roberta Doyle on Oct. 26, 1952, in St. Augusti ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Harry John Hoerner

Dr. , 77, of Good Hope passed away at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, April 13, at his home surrounded by his loving wife and family.Harry was born on Dec. 4, 1936, in Dubuque, Iowa.Surviving are wife Jo Ann (Fuller); sons Dennis (Jane) Hoerner and Gregory (Beth) ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Paul C. Powers

, 61, of Macomb passed away at 7:20 p.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014, at Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb.He was born April 3, 1953, in Detroit, Mich., to Robert H. and Geraldine Waligora Powers. He married Jacki Hughes Allison on Sept. 11, 1976; ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tamara Peitzmeier Hinds

, 52, of Macomb passed away at 12:20 p.m. on Monday, April 14, 2014, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.She was born Oct. 17, 1961, in Macomb to Alvin and Barbara Wear Peitzmeier.She is survived by mother Barbara Sullivan of Macomb; children Chad ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dee Stracker

, 55, of Vermont passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.He was born June 25, 1958, in Macomb. He married Penni Gilbert on Nov. 25, 1988; she survives.Also surviving are children Jeremy (Cory) Teel of St. Augustine, ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Lewis Dunbar Dove

, 79, died at Heartland Center on April 13, 2014, in Macomb after a long illness.Born on Oct. 8, 1934, in Savannah, Ga., he was the second child of Dr. Walter E. Dove and Ina Lewis. He graduated from Arundel High School in Gambrills, Md., at the top of ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Jack March

, 95, of Macomb passed away at 11 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the Wesley Village Healthcare Center in Macomb.He was born Sept. 26, 1918, in Decatur to Orville and Jennie Gring March. He married Bernice Bargmann; she preceded him in death.Surviving ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Titans big with two outs in win over Bombers Updated at 9:12 PM

Two out magic was the key for the Monmouth-Roseville softball team on Tuesday as the Titans beat Macomb 16-9. Monmouth-Rosevile scored 14 of its 16 runs with two outs, finishing innings while Macomb struggled to close out the Titans. "We finally finished ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 16 2014]

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The board was informed that the county has 200 pages of case studies on file justifying the need for an ordinance. "We have to document our reasons for regulating what would otherwise be considered First Amendment speech" said State's Attorney James Hoyle
...or passion about it, but my editor at Vanity Fair realized about three and half years ago that the anniversary would be coming up," he said. "And he urged me to take a looklook at it because it's always kind of a chapter or a section in somebody's book but not a book on its own."
"According to a 2010 WIU tobacco survey, 24 percent of the WIU students who responded identified themselves as smokers," she said. "A recent survey (2014), which is being analyzed, indicates a lower percentage of WIU students who smoke. The recent survey did poll faculty (and) staff, however the number of those who smoke is not available at this time."
"I'm representing five communities now that don't have zones but want them," Coil said. "They have good stories to tell. You're really going to have to think about your story and how you document your story."

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County adopts adult-use ordinance Updated at 11... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 18 2014]
Notes from a Native [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 18 2014]
Granlund cartoon: Russia and Ukraine [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 18 2014]
Bill OK’d in House proposes smoke-free college ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
Tamara Peitzmeier Hinds [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
Paul C. Powers [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
Harry John Hoerner [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
Richard 'Dick' Lee Chambers [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
Ronald Reed Kimler [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
Jack March [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
Dr. Lewis Dunbar Dove [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
Dee Stracker [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
Phillip R. Inmon [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
Enterprise zones face renewal gamble [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 17 2014]
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Village looks at options over sewer smoking tests [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 16 2014]
Analyzing an anthology [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 16 2014]
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Sports update: Hoisting the Stanley Cup without... [Published McDonough County Voice - Apr 16 2014]
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