Stark County woman faces child endangerment charge

A mother in Stark County, Illinois, is facing charges after police say she dumped her 3–week–old daughter on the side of a remote country road. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office…

Self-defense courses offered at WIU

WIU will be hosting Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) courses every Tuesday this October. Individuals will learn the basic principles of self-defense from RAD Certified Police Officers from the Office Of…

Personal trainer from MTV series makes rounds at WIU

A popular personal trainer from an MTV series is teaching students how to get and stay in shape at Western Illinois University. Joey Gloor, a personal trainer from MTV’s “I…

Signs hanging on park fence under scrutiny

Signs hanging on park fence in Macomb are stirring up controversy among some residents. The city of Macomb has received numerous complaints from residents saying they are unattractive, distracting and…

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…

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