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Summit showcases new era in manufacturing strategy

The region’s largest employer is helping to usher in a new era in manufacturing for the Quad Cities.

It’s the ground floor for a manufacturing revival.  341 more words


WIU Riverfront Campus sparks economic development

Western Illinois University is celebrating its Founders’ Day at the Riverfront Campus in Moline.

These days, it’s home to some 1,500 students.  One day, it will educate some 3-5,000. 332 more words


Intramural Sports Announces REC*IT!

MLeagues REC*IT App – Intramurals Go Mobile

Campus Recreation Intramural Sports is pleased to announce the arrival of REC*IT – the official (and free!) mobile app of… 62 more words

Encounter with an Alumni

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North of Chicago, there is a little suburb called Glencoe. Glencoe is home to the Chicago Botanic Garden, one of the largest gardens in the United States. 830 more words


Top 10 Most Haunted Places in Central Illinois

Central Illinois encompasses a large swath of the state, from the Mississippi River in the west to the border of Indiana in the east. Mostly small towns and farmland, central Illinois also boasts many of our state’s most prominent colleges and universities. 2,143 more words

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Western Illinois University hopes to double QC enrollment with expansion

Western Illinois University continues to expand in the Quad Cities, as Wednesday, state and university leaders unveiled a $42 million expansion of the Riverfront campus. 275 more words


Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois

For years, students and faculty in Western Illinois University’s Simpkins Hall have told stories about phantom children. Many other odd occurrences are attributed to “Harold,” a former janitor or graduate assistant who lurks among the classrooms on the third floor. 630 more words

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