Go West buses parked in the new Macomb Transit Center.

McDonough County Public Transportation Faces Cuts

The Illinois budget crisis has affected a number of operations over the last 15 months. Social services, higher education, and non-profit organizations have all suffered. Now, public transportation is feeling…


Macomb and WIU Organizations Get People Registered to Vote

The election is a little more than a week away and organizations in McDonough County¬†and Western Illinois University have been working to get students and the community registered to vote….


WIU and the Macomb Community Celebrate the First Year of Rocky Quest

Western Illinois University and the Macomb community came together to celebrate the first year of Rocky Quest. The event was a Rocky themed scavenger hunt for people to take pictures…


WIU Women’s Basketball 2016 Preview

Integral pieces to the record setting team a year ago forward Sophie Reichelt and all-time leading three point shooter guard Michelle Maher graduated. Those seniors went through a lot to…


Area High School Football Playoffs

It’s that time of year again. That’s right, the playoffs are upon us in IHSA football. Below is a schedule of the Western Illinois area games that NEWS3 will cover…

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