Michelle Langhout

Latest articles

11h
McDonough County Voice
State gives green light for bus shelter projectMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — The transit authority announced Fri
McDonough County Voice / Posted 11 hours ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — The transit authority announced Friday that it has the green light to proceed with an approved but long-delayed bus shelter construction plan. McDonough County Public Transportation Director Nathan Cobb... Read more
4d
McDonough County Voice
WIU to present 'As it is in Heaven' this weekendMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY — A play opening
McDonough County Voice / Posted 4 days ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY — A play opening this weekend offers theatergoers a rare glimpse into a unique religious community: the Shakers. “As it is in Heaven” will be presented in the second floor theater of... Read more
6d
McDonough County Voice
Bonds & RedistrictingSen. Jil Tracy and Rep. Norine Hammond address issues at luncheon Michelle Lan
McDonough County Voice / Posted 6 days ago
Sen. Jil Tracy and Rep. Norine Hammond address issues at luncheon Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — Sen. Jil Tracy and Rep. Norine Hammond spoke to members of the Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce during the group’s recent Legislative... Read more
6d
McDonough County Voice
Hospital approves private ambulance agreementMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — The county has a new ambulance serv
McDonough County Voice / Posted 6 days ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — The county has a new ambulance service provider. The McDonough District Hospital board at a special meeting Monday approved a five-year agreement with Lifeguard Ambulance Service as its new provider for... Read more
10d
McDonough County Voice
Faculty have their say at Board of Trustees meetingMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — As the university seeks solutions t
McDonough County Voice / Posted 10 days ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — As the university seeks solutions to declines in state funding and enrollment, it must also contend with another phenomenon: a decline in staff and faculty. The Board of Trustees on Sept. 29 passed... Read more
11d
McDonough County Voice
Ocarinas aplentyBushnell woman's passion for musical instrument spurred by 'Legend of Zelda' M
McDonough County Voice / Posted 11 days ago
Bushnell woman's passion for musical instrument spurred by 'Legend of Zelda' Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter BUSHNELL — What began as a video game obsession for one collector soon turned into a curated collection of an ancient musical instrument... Read more
11d
McDonough County Voice
BOT approves budget, eyes declining state funding and enrollmentMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — As it moves forward with a new budg
McDonough County Voice / Posted 11 days ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — As it moves forward with a new budget encompassing all funds, Western Illinois University is contending with declines in both state appropriations and enrollment. The board of trustees at its annual... Read more
12d
McDonough County Voice
Sidewalk repairs prove to be complicatedMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter COLCHESTER — The old Colchester hotel is no
McDonough County Voice / Posted 12 days ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter COLCHESTER — The old Colchester hotel is no longer standing, but it's still managing to cause problems. The city has plans to replace a stretch of sidewalk on Market Market Street between Fulton and Coal streets.... Read more
12d
McDonough County Voice
'This is business'Sunday liquor license approved for Tennessee Tap Michelle Langhout, Staff Repo
McDonough County Voice / Posted 12 days ago
Sunday liquor license approved for Tennessee Tap Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter By Michelle Langhout Staff Reporter TENNESSEE — The county has one more option for Sunday package liquor. Four members of the village board on Monday voted to... Read more
13d
McDonough County Voice
Festival of L.I.F.E. coming SaturdayMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — Cancer survivors are again spearhea
McDonough County Voice / Posted 13 days ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — Cancer survivors are again spearheading a large effort to help others with the disease. The Festival of L.I.F.E. (Living it Fully Everyday) walk/run relay to raise money for cancer research and awareness... Read more
14d
McDonough County Voice
Panel discusses many aspects of Confederate symbols' impact on societyMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter Editor’s Note: This is the second of two par
McDonough County Voice / Posted 14 days ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter Editor’s Note: This is the second of two parts examining local perspectives surrounding monuments and other symbols of the Confederacy. MACOMB — The debate over what to do about Confederate symbols is far from... Read more
17d
McDonough County Voice
An ongoing dialogueMerchants and local man weigh in on Confederate flag as racist symbol Michelle
McDonough County Voice / Posted 17 days ago
Merchants and local man weigh in on Confederate flag as racist symbol Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter Editor's Note: This is the first of two installments of a story illustrating the multiple perspectives shared with regard to Confederate flag... Read more
20d
McDonough County Voice
Intracacies of salaries, work loads factor into university negotiationsMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter Editor's Note: An initial story regarding th
McDonough County Voice / Posted 20 days ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter Editor's Note: An initial story regarding the Western Illinois University administration's request for mediation in its ongoing contract negotiation with University Professionals of Illinois Local 4100 was published... Read more
21d
McDonough County Voice
University seeks mediation in contract negotiationsMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — University administration have requ
McDonough County Voice / Posted 21 days ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — University administration have requested a mediator in their contract negotiations with University Professionals of Illinois (UPI) Local 4100 as they approach the one-year mark since negotiations... Read more
22d
McDonough County Voice
Flack barn a showpiece for McDonough CountyMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — Right off the main highway leading
McDonough County Voice / Posted 22 days ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — Right off the main highway leading to the McDonough County seat, a cross-gabled barn stands, surrounded by farmers using heavy machinery to bring in this year’s harvest. The Flack Barn, as it is commonly... Read more
25d
McDonough County Voice
Transportation funding application deadlines approachMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — The windows to apply for state and
McDonough County Voice / Posted 25 days ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — The windows to apply for state and federal transportation grants are open, but not for long. Illinois Department of Transportation district 4 representatives Tony Sassine and Simon Allwen addressed the... Read more
26d
McDonough County Voice
Community Unity in the parkMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — Chandler park was alight with both
McDonough County Voice / Posted 26 days ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — Chandler park was alight with both candles and messages of peace and unity Tuesday night. About 150 people gathered in the park around dusk Tuesday night for the Community Unity Celebration. The... Read more
28d
McDonough County Voice
Participants and volunteers make merry after Genesis Garden photo scavenger hunt benefitMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — Food, song, and bubbles provided re
McDonough County Voice / Posted 28 days ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter MACOMB — Food, song, and bubbles provided refreshing festivities after a two-hour-long photo scavenger hunt Saturday afternoon. After scouring the downtown area looking for clues, the approximately 20 participants... Read more
1m
McDonough County Voice
Repeat ordinance violations cause grief for villageMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter GOOD HOPE — Numerous nuisance ordinance viol
McDonough County Voice / Posted a month ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter GOOD HOPE — Numerous nuisance ordinance violations are causing problems for both residents and officials alike. During public comment, resident and former village trustee John Taft expressed concern about ongoing... Read more
m
McDonough County Voice
Transit authority still needs drivers, mechanicMichelle Langhout, Staff Reporter McDONOUGH COUNTY — The transit authority has
McDonough County Voice / Posted 1 months ago
Michelle Langhout, Staff Reporter McDONOUGH COUNTY — The transit authority has hired drivers for its Go West system but still needs additional drivers, according to Go West representative Ketra Russell. The McDonough County Public Transportation... Read more

In this news