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  1. TV-6 Investigates: Police use of force trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... especially depending on their size. Davenport has 163 officers. The Western Illinois University police department in Macomb has 24 officers. Chief Scott Harris said, "Because we're dealing with a complex society you cannot just train once and that's ...


  2. Leathernecks get FCS playoff berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Hawk Eye

    ... ere, get to the playoffs, it's great. Not just for this season, but for the future of the program." Taylor grew up in Macomb, and remembered watching past Leatherneck playoff teams. Now he gets to be part of the postseason.


  3. Participate in IMEA music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Pike Press

    Seven Pittsfield High School musicians recently performed concerts at the Illinois Music Educators Association District 4 Festival at Western Illinois University in Macomb. Students were selected by audition Oct. 12 in Petersburg to participate in the festival held Nov. 14. Front row,left to right band student Alayna Scranton, and choral students Olivia Hobbs, Maddie Palmer and Wyatt Watkins.


  4. Western Illinois Defeats UIC 84-57Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | CBS Local

    ... The Score is partners with CBS 2 TV and WBBM 780, and they give you the best Chicago has to offer. 670 [...] MACOMB, Ill. (AP) - J.C. Fuller scored 19 points and Garret Covington added 17 to lead Western Illinois to an 84-57 win over ...


  5. Sheboygan After 5 Women's ConnectionRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 14 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    ... Bid, and Buy". Feature is a silent and live auction to benefit Stonecroft Ministries. Speaker is Mari Mayborn from Macomb, Il who will speak on "Taken by Surprise" sharing her story of laughter, suspense, tragedy and triumph. RSVP to Maggie at ...


  6. Hottest photos of Golf Channel's Blair O'Neal in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 14 |

    ... TV show on the Golf Channel as she fills in for Sara Brown who is out on maternity leave. Blair O'Neal was born in Macomb, Illinois but her family moved to Arizona when she was little and that is where Blair O'Neal was raised. After a tremendous ...


  7. Garber's Pierce signs with Western IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 |

    ... their fourth season under head coach J.D. Gravina, who has compiled a record of 45-45 in three seasons at the Macomb, Ill. school. Pierce averaged 23.4 points and 8.2 rebounds per game last year in her first season with the Lady Wolverines. She ...


  8. Western Illinois University Predicts a 2016 Sanders VictoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | NBC Chicago

    ... and most elaborate mock presidential simulation in the nation." The election was conducted over 10 sessions on the Macomb campus between Oct. 20 and Nov. 2, and thousands of students at the university participated. The sessions included simulations ...


  9. Veteran of the Year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... workshop for veterans explaining what benefits they might be entitled to and how to apply. Hollenback was born in Macomb, Ill., in 1944. In 1973, he moved to Florida, where he lived until 2004 when he and his wife, Edith, moved to Cleveland. They ...


  10. Bernie Sanders' victory is inevitable, famously accurate mock election determinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 |

    ... has always picked the candidate who went on to actually win the White House. For the 2015 edition, voters on the Macomb, Illinois, campus chose primary winners, national tickets and the general-election winner "in 10 sessions over five evenings in ...


  11. University funding looms as pressure point in Illinois budget standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Hawk Eye

    Garwood Hall at Western Illinois University campus in Macomb. The lack of a state budget has strapped smaller schools like WIU where cash reserves have been raided, degree programs face consolidation and there have been layoffs and furloughs.


  12. Schwartz interim commander at ISPRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Pike Press

    The Illinois State Police announces Lieutenant Glen Schwartz as the new interim commander of District 14, Macomb and District 20, Pittsfield. He has been the District 20 operations officer for almost three years.


  13. "Introducing the 45th U.S. President..." WIU Mock Presidential Election Culminates Nov. 2Read the original story

    Monday Nov 2 | Newswise

    With more than 400 Electoral College votes, the Democratic ticket-Bernie Sanders, president, and Martin O'Malley, vice president-was declared the winner in Western Illinois University's third Mock Presidential Election , "The Road to the White House Starts at Western Illinois University" Monday night. MACOMB, IL - With more than 400 Electoral College votes, the Democratic ticket-Bernie Sanders, president, and Martin O'Malley, vice president-was declared the winner in Western Illinois University's third Mock Presidential Election , "The Road to the White House Starts at Western Illinois University" Monday night.


  14. YSU at W. IllinoisRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 31 | Tribune-Chronicle

    ... lost another heartbreaker last week in overtime, their third straight conference defeat. They now travel to Macomb, Illinois to tangle with a Western Illinois team (4-3, 3-1) tied for second in the MVFC. Even winning out might not earn YSU a playoff ...


  15. Joliet West Marching Tigers Close Out Competition Season With Award Winning PerformancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 |

    The Joliet West High School Marching Tigers finished their competitive season on Saturday, October 24 with an outstanding performance at the Western Illinois University Marching Band Classic. Twenty four bands from around the State of Illinois descended on Macomb, Illinois for the 34th annual event.


  16. YSU finding motivation despite meek playoff pictureRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Tribune-Chronicle

    ... their first conference loss last week, dropping a 48-28 defeat to third-ranked Illinois State. YSU travels to Macomb, Illinois, where WIU is 3-0. There's a chance YSU could reach the postseason if they win out, but Pelini doesn't want his team ...


  17. Dora M. GoodenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    Dora M. Gooden, 92, of Blandinsville, Ill., died at 10:57 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at Heartland Healthcare Center in Macomb, Ill.


  18. Isabel StarbuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    Isabel Starbuck, 85, of Blandinsville, Ill., died at 4:15 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, Ill. Born May 9, 1930, in Missouri, she was the daughter of Clarence and Darthula Carter Petty.


  19. Area history, Oct. 18, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    In 1915: Illinois and Ohio State battled to a 3-3 tie in Columbus Saturday. With less than 4 minutes remaining, Macomber saved the team from defeat by shooting a drop-kick squarely through the goalposts.


  20. B.I.R.D.S. dedicating latest sculptureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | The Summerville Journal-Scene

    The 14th sculpture in Summerville's B.I.R.D.S. Project has come to rest on a twisty twig at Art Central Gallery and will be dedicated at 5:30 p.m. during Third Thursday on Oct. 15. The life-size Painted Bunting, by sculptor Karla Runquist of Macomb, Ill., has been generously sponsored by Alix and Don Kassing, as a celebration of the 17th anniversary of the Art Central Gallery, and the artists invite you to celebrate with them at the gallery that evening, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Runquist has participated in numerous Sculpture in the South shows in Summerville and her works are in collections all over the United States and across the world, including Holland and Japan.


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