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WTKR Norfolk
Local ref refuses to let cerebral palsy slow him down under the Friday night lightsonly going to do it halfway, what’s the real point in doing it?” says Vallero.
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 3 days ago
only going to do it halfway, what’s the real point in doing it?” says Vallero. Brian is studying business management at Western Illinois University. He is also working on getting his pilot license. After school, his goal is to become a pilot... Read more
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SaukValley.com
New member appointed to Whiteside County BoardFulton for 2 years, where she's a customer service analyst for Timken Drives.
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
Fulton for 2 years, where she's a customer service analyst for Timken Drives. She has a bachelor's in general studies from Western Illinois University Quad Cities and a master's in public administration from Southern New Hampshire University. "My... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
McShane shines for Western IllinoisFreeport graduate Steve McShane, a Western Illinois University running back, ha
The Journal-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Freeport graduate Steve McShane, a Western Illinois University running back, has rushed for 297 yards this year. Almost 50 percent of those yards occurred Saturday against Missouri State University. In the 49-30 win, McShane carried the ball 23... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Park Board approves $612K bond issueare being prepped for spring use, that the district was recently featured in th
McDonough County Voice / Posted 4 days ago
are being prepped for spring use, that the district was recently featured in the state IParks newsletter, and that the Western Illinois University Marketing Club has adopted the district as recipient of a fundraising campaign that would feature... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood addresses tax reform, NAFTA status and the national opioid crisis“When we figure out where we want to spend money, infrastructure is important,
McDonough County Voice / Posted 4 days ago
“When we figure out where we want to spend money, infrastructure is important, defense spending, higher education here at Western Illinois University…research. It’s hard to spend money when you’re $20 trillion in debt. So…we think comprehensive... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
WIU adds academic success coach to increase retentionIn the last five years at Western Illinois University, only four out of ten stu
WGEM Quincy / Posted 6 days ago
In the last five years at Western Illinois University, only four out of ten students made it to their junior year. That's enough concern to cause university officials to add a new position to help with academic success. New to the university this... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Lueck named MidAmerica Bank Senior of the Monthand Boy Scout Troop 315. In his free time, Matthew enjoys playing trumpet and
McDonough County Voice / Posted 6 days ago
and Boy Scout Troop 315. In his free time, Matthew enjoys playing trumpet and collecting coins. Matthew plans to attend Western Illinois University majoring in Supply Chain Management. He hopes to own a logistics company in the future. As the... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Immigration events planned at WesternMACOMB – A series of events related to immigration and the community will be he
McDonough County Voice / Posted 6 days ago
MACOMB – A series of events related to immigration and the community will be held throughout October and November at Western Illinois University. The schedule of events includes: • Tuesday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the University Union Concourse... Read more
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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 10 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
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McDonough County Voice
WIU water bottle stations divert more than 1 million bottles from landfillMACOMB – Since Western Illinois University began installing filtered water bott
McDonough County Voice / Posted 11 days ago
MACOMB – Since Western Illinois University began installing filtered water bottle refilling stations on its two campuses in 2013, the effort has diverted more than one million plastic bottles from local landfills. Interim Facilities Management... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Enrollment numbers down at Will County colleges27 percent in three years, and it was down by 17 percent at Southern Illinois U
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
27 percent in three years, and it was down by 17 percent at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and 15 percent at Western Illinois University. Wignall said that USF has credited its students for MAP grants when they have been delayed,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
WIU broadcasting students tour WGEMIt's not everyday we have a live studio audience at WGEM News but, on Wednesday
WGEM Quincy / Posted 12 days ago
It's not everyday we have a live studio audience at WGEM News but, on Wednesday afternoon more than 15 Western Illinois University students stopped by. They're part of the National Broadcasting Society at WIU studying broadcast journalism and... Read more
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Daily Press
Acts of kindness mark birthday of fallen Fitzgerald sailorgift card at Wal-Mart and gave it to the person next in line. A huge bag of sn
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
gift card at Wal-Mart and gave it to the person next in line. A huge bag of snacks went to the veteran resource center at Western Illinois University. Children at a Chik-Fil-A restaurant had someone buy ice cream for them. And so on. In every... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Count: WIU water-filling stations save 1M plastic bottlesMACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Western Illinois University officials say the school's wate
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Western Illinois University officials say the school's water bottle refilling stations have kept more than 1 million plastic bottles out of landfills. School officials said in a Monday news release that the university has three... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Count: WIU water-filling stations save 1M plastic bottlesMACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Western Illinois University officials say the school's wate
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 13 days ago
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Western Illinois University officials say the school's water bottle refilling stations have kept more than 1 million plastic bottles out of landfills. School officials said in a Monday news release that the university has three... Read more
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SaukValley.com
WIU water-filling stations save keep more than a million plastic bottles out landfillsMACOMB (AP) – Western Illinois University officials say the school’s water bott
SaukValley.com / Posted 14 days ago
MACOMB (AP) – Western Illinois University officials say the school’s water bottle refilling stations have kept more than 1 million plastic bottles out of landfills. School officials said in a Monday news release that the university has three dozen... Read more
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SaukValley.com
A growing family – Erie farm prides itself on putting healthy food on people’s platesDollieslager said. Jaquet earned a degree in horticulture from Black Hawk Coll
SaukValley.com / Posted 15 days ago
Dollieslager said. Jaquet earned a degree in horticulture from Black Hawk College East Campus in Galva. She went on to Western Illinois University and earned a bachelor’s degree in recreation, parks and tourism administration with an emphasis... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Wild life on the farm – Erie business puts homegrown, healthy food on people’s platesan interest in farming. Jaquet got a degree in horticulture from Black Hawk Co
SaukValley.com / Posted 15 days ago
an interest in farming. Jaquet got a degree in horticulture from Black Hawk College East Campus in Galva. She went on to Western Illinois University and earned a bachelor’s degree in recreation, parks and tourism administration with an emphasis... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Small, family farm near Erie now runs year-roundan interest in farming. Jaquet got a degree in horticulture from Black Hawk Co
SaukValley.com / Posted 15 days ago
an interest in farming. Jaquet got a degree in horticulture from Black Hawk College East Campus in Galva. She went on to Western Illinois University and earned a bachelor’s degree in recreation, parks and tourism administration with an emphasis... Read more
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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 17 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
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McDonough County Voice
Vehicle theft leads to police pursuit and search for suspectunlawful possession of a stolen motor vehicle and motor vehicle theft. The Mac
McDonough County Voice / Posted 17 days ago
unlawful possession of a stolen motor vehicle and motor vehicle theft. The Macomb Police Department was assisted by Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety, McDonough County Sheriff’s Office and Illinois State Police. McDonough... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Linebacker Dawtyne sparks Aurorathe NCAA Division III playoffs, which is our other huge goal this season." Ste
The Journal-Standard / Posted 18 days ago
the NCAA Division III playoffs, which is our other huge goal this season." Steve McShane (Freeport) scored a touchdown for Western Illinois University in their 38-33 loss to South Dakota. McShane rushed 1 yard to cap a two-play, 23-yard drive. With... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Iowa police arrest two men wanted for Macomb cell phone store burglarywere also reported in Iowa and Wisconsin. The FBI assisted Macomb with its inv
McDonough County Voice / Posted 18 days ago
were also reported in Iowa and Wisconsin. The FBI assisted Macomb with its investigation, also prompting cooperation with Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety and the McDonough County Sheriff’s Office. Both Williams and Sanders... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Area law officers arrest West Adams gunfire suspectare anticipated from the incident. City officers were assisted in the investiga
McDonough County Voice / Posted 20 days ago
are anticipated from the incident. City officers were assisted in the investigation by the Kewanee Police Department, Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety, McDonough County Sheriff’s Office and the Galesburg Police... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Officers investigating shots fired Sunday on West Adamsthe beginning of the fall semester. The 300 block of West Adams Street is an ar
McDonough County Voice / Posted 20 days ago
the beginning of the fall semester. The 300 block of West Adams Street is an area dominated by student rental housing. Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety helped the Macomb Police Department in the situation. The incident is... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Panel discusses many aspects of Confederate symbols' impact on societyremoved,” he said. The entire panel discussion, including a 45-minute question
McDonough County Voice / Posted 20 days ago
removed,” he said. The entire panel discussion, including a 45-minute question and answer session, can be viewed on the Western Illinois University Department of History Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/wiuhistory/ Reach Michelle... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the Movea bachelor’s degree in animal science from Dankook University, South Korea, a m
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Dankook University, South Korea, a master’s degree in biological science from Western Illinois University, and a doctorate in neuroscience and experimental therapeutics from Texas A&M University of the... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Private services set for Red Miller, coach of Broncos’ famed Orange Crush teamsin the Denver Post, the services will be private and the family asks that in li
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 23 days ago
in the Denver Post, the services will be private and the family asks that in lieu of flowers, contributions be donated to Western Illinois University Sherman Hall 33 One University Circle Macomb, IL 61455 Miller died Sept. 27 from complications... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
WIU takes part in campus beautification projectWith an enrollment decline and a push to get more students at Western Illinois
WGEM Quincy / Posted 25 days ago
With an enrollment decline and a push to get more students at Western Illinois University, students and staff worked together to beautify the campus on Thursday. Students and staff members alike planted trees and flowers. The goal of the 'We Care'... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Faculty Senate expresses optimism in Board of Trustees' salary opinionChristopher Ginn, Voice Correspondent MACOMB — Western Illinois University Fac
McDonough County Voice / Posted 25 days ago
Christopher Ginn, Voice Correspondent MACOMB — Western Illinois University Faculty Senate President Steve Rock sought feedback from WIU faculty on the Board of Trustees intent to raise faculty salaries. “The preliminary sense that I have as a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Macomb native Red Miller, coach of Broncos' Super Bowl XII team, dies at 89Bowl, has died after complications from a stroke. He was 89. Miller, who grew
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 26 days ago
Bowl, has died after complications from a stroke. He was 89. Miller, who grew up in Macomb and was a standout player at Western Illinois University in the late 1940s, coached the Broncos from 1977-80 and compiled a 42-25 record. He's best known... Read more
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CBS Denver
Former Broncos Head Coach Red Miller Passes Awaydefensive line coach for the Baltimore Colts (1971-72). Before his career in t
CBS Denver / Posted 26 days ago
defensive line coach for the Baltimore Colts (1971-72). Before his career in the AFL/NFL, Miller coached his alma mater, Western Illinois University, working for former Broncos head coach Lou Saban. Miller is survived by his wife, Nan; his son,... Read more
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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 26 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
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McDonough County Voice
University seeks mediation in contract negotiationsfor the mediator. So it could take awhile before mediation meetings actually oc
McDonough County Voice / Posted 27 days ago
for the mediator. So it could take awhile before mediation meetings actually occur,” he said. The public portion of the Western Illinois University Board of Trustees meeting will take place in the Capitol Room of the University Union at 8 a.m.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
WIU using $330,000 grant to buy high-def microscopeBELLEVILLE (AP) — Western Illinois University has won more than $330,000 in gra
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
BELLEVILLE (AP) — Western Illinois University has won more than $330,000 in grant money that the school will use to purchase a scanning electron microscope. Officials at the Macomb school say seven faculty members collaborated to win the National... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
School using $330K grant to buy high-definition microscopeBELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Western Illinois University has won more than $330,000
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 28 days ago
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Western Illinois University has won more than $330,000 in grant money that the school will use to purchase a scanning electron microscope. Officials at the Macomb school say seven faculty members collaborated to win the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
School using $330K grant to buy high-definition microscopeBELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ Western Illinois University has won more than $330,000
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 28 days ago
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) _ Western Illinois University has won more than $330,000 in grant money that the school will use to purchase a scanning electron microscope. Officials at the Macomb school say seven faculty members collaborated to win the... Read more
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Daily Herald
School using $330K grant to buy high-definition microscopeBELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Western Illinois University has won more than $330,000 in g
Daily Herald / Posted 28 days ago
BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Western Illinois University has won more than $330,000 in grant money that the school will use to purchase a scanning electron microscope. Officials at the Macomb school say seven faculty members collaborated to win the National... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
War hero, WIU 'Leathernecks' legend, honored with statueMACOMB — The man behind the Fighting Leathernecks nickname at Western Illinois
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 30 days ago
MACOMB — The man behind the Fighting Leathernecks nickname at Western Illinois University will be memorialized in a campus statue. WIU associate professor Art Duke Oursler created the Colonel Ray "Rock" Hanson statue. It will be unveiled during... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Hall High School welcomes new staff membersCody Miller and Brianna Verucchi. Biccochi is the Algebra I and Core math inst
Bureau County Republican / Posted a month ago
Cody Miller and Brianna Verucchi. Biccochi is the Algebra I and Core math instructor. She studied marketing management at Western Illinois University and secondary math at the University of Illinois-Springfield. She comes to Hall after teaching at... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
'Polished Man' campaign raises awareness about child abuseChristopher Ginn, Voice Correspondent MACOMB — The men around campus at Wester
McDonough County Voice / Posted a month ago
Christopher Ginn, Voice Correspondent MACOMB — The men around campus at Western Illinois University may look a little more polished this semester. As part of an international campaign to prevent and raise awareness about child abuse and mortality,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
'Emergence' exhibit at Peoria Riverfront Museum showcases nationally recognized artists from central Illinoiswith Prairie Center of the Arts, Knox College professor Andrea Ferrigno, Illino
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 1 months ago
with Prairie Center of the Arts, Knox College professor Andrea Ferrigno, Illinois State University professor John Miller, Western Illinois University professor Susan Czechowski and Illinois Central College professor Anita Tuccillo. Longtime... Read more
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Business Wire
HJF Names New Chief Human Resources Officerand Human Services, and the National Naval Medical Center. He received a Bachel
Business Wire / Posted 1 months ago
and Human Services, and the National Naval Medical Center. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from Western Illinois University and a Master of Public Health in Administration and Policy from the University of North... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
2017 WIU Homecoming Grand Marshals: Dave & Jackie ThompsonMACOMB — Western Illinois University alumni Dave and Jackie Thompson have been
McDonough County Voice / Posted 1 months ago
MACOMB — Western Illinois University alumni Dave and Jackie Thompson have been named the grand marshals for the Western Illinois University 2017 Homecoming Celebration, "Storybook Homecoming: A Tale of Leatherneck Pride." "The Thompsons’ commitment... Read more

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