Severe drought continues to worsen across Midwest

Even with summer now over, the severe drought that has crippled crops across the Mid West continues. The U.S. Drought Monitor reports the nation’s drought has actually worsened, with about…

Employee Wellness hosts annual Walks-a-Thon

September 26 marked the 5th annual Walks-a-Thon event sponsored by the Employee Wellness committee at Western Illinois University. The event was free to faculty, staff and administrators, however donations were…

Local police host drug take back day

Members of the Macomb community looking for a safe disposal method for expired prescription drugs were able to dispose of them this past Saturday at the Macomb Police Department located…

Proposed 2014 budget approved by WIU Board of Trustees

Western Illinois University’s budget has been approved for 2014 after approval by the Board of Trustees during a meeting on Friday. The school will see a budget increase of $15.5…

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