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City Council approves deficit reduction

Macomb, Ill. – Proposals presented to City Council to sustain revenue, were approved at Tuesday night’s Council meeting. The city is currently battling a $540,000 budget shortfall. Already, several reductions…

The Swearing in of Officer Hayden Fox – 8/21/17

A Macomb native, Officer Hayden Fox went to Illini West High School, graduating in 2012. He enlisted in the Illinois National Guard where he serves as the team leader for…

President Thomas Addresses University Community following Budget Passage

WIU President Jack Thomas addressed the University Community today following the passage of a state budget. Originally, the budget was vetoed, but it was passed after an override by both…

Power Outage hits WIU Saturday

Ameren’s Power Outage website reported that 214 customers were without power today for roughly an hour in the 61455 zip code. This power outage did affect Western Illinois University as…

Flash Flooding Possible this Weekend

While there are no Flash Flood Watches in effect for Western Illinois at the time of this post, we are tracking the risks for Flash Flooding for this weekend thanks…

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