Rich Egger http://northernpublicradio.org en The Art of Cigar Box Guitars http://northernpublicradio.org/post/art-cigar-box-guitars John Draws is making a lot of noise – literally and figuratively – with three-string guitars made from cigar boxes and other bits and pieces. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:34:43 +0000 Rich Egger 50585 at http://northernpublicradio.org The Art of Cigar Box Guitars Farmers Hope for River System Improvements http://northernpublicradio.org/post/farmers-hope-river-system-improvements Farmers and ag groups in the Midwest say the U.S. river system needs an upgrade, and they’re hopeful it will come with proposed improvements in legislation recently passed by Congress. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:57:17 +0000 Rich Egger 48478 at http://northernpublicradio.org Farmers Hope for River System Improvements Illinois Education Board to Decide Consolidations http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-education-board-decide-consolidations The Illinois State Board of Education will take care of a task that was supposed to be handled at the local level. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 11:05:11 +0000 Rich Egger 39217 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois Education Board to Decide Consolidations When the Brain Won’t Make Music http://northernpublicradio.org/post/when-brain-won-t-make-music Acoustic guitarist John Heasly of Alexis was making a pretty good go of it playing bars and concert venues in the region. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:43:28 +0000 Rich Egger 37384 at http://northernpublicradio.org When the Brain Won’t Make Music