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City Officials could see raise in salary

Local city officials could see a raise in their paychecks. A proposed salary increase is being discussed again at next Monday’s City Council meeting. If passed, the raise would go in effect next year. Discussion continued on the…


Tuition Increase at WIU

A cost increase could be on the horizon for future Western Illinois freshmen. The Board of Trustees will consider a near three percent increase in tuition, fees, and room and board this Friday. If it passes, the…


Macomb applies for IEPA loan

The City of Macomb applied for a one–million dollar loan from the Illinois Environment Protection Agency to complete an improvement project. Talk of splitting the project into two phases is the current topic being discussed amongst…


Bombshells in action on the rink

Every Sunday and Monday night the Outskirts Fun Center, formally known as Skateland, has a group of women take over the rink: the Bombshell Roller Derby team. “The owner of Rock N’ Records, Kathy Jersey,…


An invisible killer in your basement: Radon

There could be an invisible killer lurking in your basement, undetectable to all five senses. So what is this killer? NEWS3 talked to environmental health director at the McDonough County Health Department Chris Adams. “Radon…