The Missouri Department of Transportation and Palmyra Police Department said they are getting ready to focus on their speed enforcement on Feb. 11. With a state grant, police officers will be paid overtime so more officers can patrol the roads, particularly watching out for speeders.
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker was recognized Tuesday during a national summit discussing solar energy. Pritzker and Washington governor Jay Inslee talked about efforts in both states to get closer to 100% clean energy.
Officials in Missouri said they’ve been receiving an increasing number of calls about leftover military ordnance, things like mines or grenades from wars in the past, that people have discovered at their properties.
Macomb residents will soon see more police out on the streets. This comes as the department is almost fully-staffed after months of changing programs and implementing new ones to attract and keep officers.
Gov. Pritzker, the Illinois Education Association, the Illinois Federation of Teachers announced on Monday that they have negotiated a compromise they say will keep students and teachers safely in the classroom.
Organizers of the Great River Eagle Days said more than 200 people from more than 17 different places came to experience the events. Local businesses were kept busy and workers said it’s helpful this time of year when events usually slow down.