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Horn Field Campus and Kibbe Life Science Station on PBS "Illinois Stories"

October 20, 2011

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MACOMB, IL – "Illinois Stories," a 30-minute PBS television program that showcases places in central Illinois, recently produced episodes about two of Western Illinois University's outdoor learning environments. WIU's Horn Field Campus, as well as the Alice L. Kibbe Life Science Station, are featured on recent episodes of the show. "Illinois Stories" is produced and hosted by Mark McDonald and broadcast on WSEC/Jacksonville-Springfield, WQEC/Quincy and WMEC/Macomb.

The schedule for the broadcast of the "Illinois Stories" episode about Horn Field Campus this week and next week is:

  • 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20
  • 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21
  • 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26

Check with your local cable or satellite provider to inquire about availability of these channels. Both episodes, too, can be viewed on the NetworkKnowledge YouTube channel:

For more information about broadcast times of these "Illinois Stories" episodes, visit the NetworkKnowledge website at

More information about "Illinois Stories" is available at

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