Monthly Archives: March 2016

Missed Tornado Warning in Macomb was Due to Human Error

The McDonough County 911 Board says it was overwhelmed by emergency calls during March 15 tornado warning, causing no siren to go off in Macomb. The committee on Tuesday said…

Rallies Organized to Protest Lack of State Budget

Rallies continue to be held for higher education in Illinois as the state heads into its tenth month without a budget. On Thursday, March 31, at 4:45 p.m., students and…

Macomb Masquerade Ball Canceled

What was to be the first annual Masquerade Ball, hosted by the Macomb Park District, has been canceled. The event, which was originally planned for March 25th, was cancelled due…

Easter Events in Macomb This Weekend

Easter is this Sunday, March 26th, and many celebratory events are taking place in Macomb and surrounding areas this weekend. The Macomb Public Library will host their annual Easter egg…

SGA Members Work to Cut Costs, Raise Funds for WIU

Students at WIU get 10,000 pages of free printing, per semester. But the student director of technology, Joshua Defibaugh presented a bill to lower that amount. “What I wanted to…

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