Macomb restaurant approved for liquor license

A new restaurant in Macomb has been approved for a liquor license. However, Chubby’s is still working to get approval to serve alcohol on Sundays. An ordinance will go to city council for approval. A…


Crash injures three

Three people were hurt on Friday when a pickup truck and semi collided. Traffic was brought to a stop on state Route 136 while authorities investigated the scene. Officials say one person was transported by…


Adam fires away at the pumpkin shoot

Students, staff and faculty came out to try their trigger fingers out at the annual pumpkin shoot on Tuesday. The shoot was sponsored by the rifle team and all funds raised will go toward competition…


Local K-9 cop helps keep drugs off the street

Macomb, IL – The Macomb Police Department has a powerful tool at their disposal to help keep the city safe, but it’s not what you might think. K-9 Kappes is a talented dog who uses…


Holden Drive House Fire

On Friday October 5th at approximately 4:15 p.m. the Macomb Police Department, Macomb Fire Department, Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety and Illinois State Police responded to a report of a house fire at…