Auburn http://wuis.org en Citizens' Efficiency Commission Report Released http://wuis.org/post/citizens-efficiency-commission-report-released <p></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 21:58:22 +0000 Lee Strubinger 17594 at http://wuis.org Citizens' Efficiency Commission Report Released The Cost Of Keeping A Small Town Ambulance Service http://wuis.org/post/cost-keeping-small-town-ambulance-service <p>When it's a matter of life and death, you call for an ambulance.&nbsp; But seconds can save lives.&nbsp; Having an ambulance close by is a luxury for some communities, especially in smaller, rural areas.&nbsp; There's a cost and often, the number of calls are too few to support it.</p><p>In Auburn, it's a similar story.&nbsp; But the Auburn Area Ambulance Service won't give up.&nbsp; The not for profit has found a way to get donations.&nbsp; It's launched a subscription service.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 15:15:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 16556 at http://wuis.org The Cost Of Keeping A Small Town Ambulance Service Auburn Mayor Approves Video Gambling http://wuis.org/post/auburn-mayor-approves-video-gambling <p>The issue of video gaming machines has created a divide in the town of Auburn.&nbsp;</p><p>Mayor Barb Stamer cast a tie breaking vote against gambling earlier this year.&nbsp; Now, she's changed her mind.&nbsp; (UPDATE: 6:45 a.m. Tuesday) The matter came up at Monday's Auburn City Council meeting and Stamer cast the tie-breaking vote in favor.</p><p>Towns small and large have had to decide whether or not allowing the machines is worth the cut the communities will receive from gamblers.</p><p>Stamer spoke with WUIS' Sean Crawford on Illinois Edition:</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:32:04 +0000 Sean Crawford 7504 at http://wuis.org Auburn Mayor Approves Video Gambling