Category: Western Illinois Today

Archaeological Dig In New Boston This Week


An archaeological dig taking place in New Boston this week. The work is part of the grant process from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources says Mayor Chris DeFrieze. The grant will pay for an eagle watch, pavilion, hiking path,…

Aledo Fall Clean-Up Days Oct. 6th-13th


The City of Aledo offering fall clean-up days starting this week.  The details from Public Works Director Justin Blaser. Blaser says E-Waste Collection is available the first and third Thursday of each month in Aledo from 9 a.m. to Noon…

Veterans Memorial Park Planned For Keithsburg


Plans moving forward for a Keithsburg Veterans Memorial Park.  Kasi Henshaw is involved with the effort. Mayor Allen Henshaw says the park will be a nice addition for the town. Approximately 500 veterans are buried in the Keithsburg Cemetery.