Monthly Archives: December 2016

WIU Students Set to Graduate This Weekend

The Western Illinois University graduating class of Fall 2016 will walk across the stage and receive their diplomas this weekend. There will be two ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 17. The…

Students Bring Fundraiser to WIU in Effort to Help Children With Cancer

Two friends at the university of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, wanted to help children battling cancer. Brian and Zach created Love your Melon in 2012, and now more…

Oakwood Cemetery Becomes Historical Landmark

A special place in Macomb is becoming a historical landmark. Oakwood Cemetery holds lots of history from the important people who lie there. Doctor Tom Carper is the organizer of…

Superintendent: Lincoln School Addition on Schedule

Macomb Unit School District 185 Superintendent Dr. Patrick Twomey updated the school board at Monday night’s meeting on the addition plans for Lincoln Elementary School. The school board already made…

Local Teacher Nominated for State Award

Bess Thompson, a first grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary School has been nominated for┬áthe Illinois Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science teaching. Thompson is one of five nominees…

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