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Where have the students gone? Western Illinois University enrollment dropped by 4,700 in the past decade
MACOMB — Everyone is leaving. The office is a shamble of boxes and books, and employees will have to remove everything by the time their work ends in a few weeks.
William Bettendorf never got to live in his mansion, and his widow lived there only briefly.
Corn in Iowa. Soybeans in Illinois. Slow and snarled traffic in the Quad-Cities.