Monthly Archives: February 2017

Macomb High School Celebrates National FFA Week

Future Farmers of America, known as FFA, is a national organization with more than 600,000 members. It promotes leadership and agriculture education among people ages 12 to 21. It’s being…

Panel Discusses Effects of Budget Impasse on Higher Education

The state of Illinois has been without a budget almost 20 months. An area that is deeply affected is higher education, which includes junior colleges and four-year universities. Ralph Martine,…

Annual Fundraiser Teaches Kids How to Dance

Dance Marathon has given children an opportunity to be a part of their year-long fundraiser at the first Dance Marathon Kids Clinic at Western Illinois University The Vice President of…

WIU Alumna Turns Passion Into Career

What goes up must come down, but if you ask the twirlers at Ambition Baton and Dance Studio in Iowa City, there’s no limit to how high they can go….

Elson Accepts Defensive Coordinator Position at Ball State

MACOMB, Ill.- Defensive Coordinator David Elson is leaving Western Illinois for the same position at Ball State in Muncie, Indiana. Elson was in charge of Leatherneck football’s defense for one…

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