Western Courier

Western community helps dog mascots celebrate birthdays

Karla Foster, Courier Staff

February 25, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

Some might say a birthday party for your dog may seem a little off or weird. However, when you are the school mascot, or the heir to be the school mascot, a big birthday party is a privilege and a moment that you will never fo...

Baseball raises the stakes against Redhawks

Jacob VanZuiden, Courier Staff

February 22, 2019

Filed under Showcase, Sports

After jumping out to an early lead in each of their last two games, the Western Illinois baseball team was unable to finish off their opponent. It was a tough go-around in their first three-game series of the 2019 season, bu...

Macomb City Council announcing winning bids for street repair projects.

Steven Barnum, News editor

February 20, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

Alderman-at-Large Dennis Moon led the city council on Tuesday night’s meeting, which featured four unanimous votes. In the first vote, the City of Macomb decided to award the De- Bold family with a lease for 314 E Lafayette S...

Western Livestock judging team finishes first at National Western Stock Show.

Tyler Moseberry, Courier Staff

February 18, 2019

Filed under News, Showcase

The Western Illinois University Livestock judging team finished first at The National Western Stock Show. This win marks another in a long history of competing as one of the top-five nationally competitive judging teams. The sh...

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