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Workshops To Address Police Interactions

Feb 10, 2015
T.J. Carson

The Galesburg NAACP chapter wants to create a better understanding between citizens and law enforcement.

Future Bright at Discovery Depot

Feb 9, 2015
T.J. Carson

A renovation project paid off for the Discovery Depot in Galesburg.

Galesburg Organization Promotes Endowments

Jan 31, 2015
T.J. Carson

The Nonprofit Endowment Match program aims to encourage organizations in Knox and Warren Counties to raise more money and establish endowments.

Magic Attracts Galesburg Following

Jan 28, 2015
T.J. Carson

Magic the Gathering is played by millions across the world. But it's more than just a card game in Galesburg.

T.J. Carson

The city of Galesburg could bring back a department to oversee its parks and its recreation programs.

Galesburg Approves Energy Aggregation Contract

Jan 21, 2015
T.J. Carson

The city said rates will increase in its electric aggregation program this summer but it believes participants will still save money.

Honoring MLK in Macomb and Galesburg

Jan 19, 2015
Rich Egger

A couple communities in western Illinois continued their long traditions of commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Galesburg Seeking to Make Up Missed School Days

Jan 14, 2015
T.J. Carson

Bitter cold temperatures and snow covered roads kept many school districts in the tri states closed for most of last week.

Galesburg Food Pantry Needs Help

Jan 6, 2015
T.J. Carson

The holiday season centers around the spirit of giving and assisting those in need. The Fish Food Pantry does that by providing food to Knox County families in need.

T.J. Carson

At least 50 people attended the forum at the Boys and Girls Club. 

Galesburg VA Clinic Named After Lane Evans

Dec 17, 2014
T.J. Carson

Galesburg’s VA clinic will officially be named after the late Congressman Lane Evans.

Stone Alley Books Moving To Bigger Spot

Dec 12, 2014
Rich Egger

Even in the digital age, a Galesburg store is enjoying success in the old fashioned business of selling books.

Bickerdyke Bridge Opens in Galesburg

Dec 1, 2014
T.J. Carson

There is now another way to avoid being delayed by trains in Galesburg.

Galesburg Storm Water Fee Delayed

Nov 25, 2014
T.J. Carson

The city of Galesburg will not implement a new storm water utility fee in the near future.

Galesburg Fishery Receives National Recognition

Nov 23, 2014
T.J. Carson

Food and Wine Magazine named Sitka Salmon Shares one of the 20 "Best Food Artisans" in America.

Galesburg Breaks Ground on Transportation Projects

Nov 21, 2014
T.J. Carson

Two projects are underway to help transportation in Galesburg.

Galesburg Storm Water Fee Questioned

Nov 18, 2014
T.J. Carson

Concerns are being raised about how Galesburg businesses will be impacted by the city's proposed storm water utility fee.

Illinois Educators Call for Funding Changes

Nov 17, 2014
Rich Egger

More than 200 school superintendents, principals and administrators from throughout Illinois are expected to descend upon Springfield this week to push for passage of Senate Bill 16.

Congress Might Honor Lane Evans

Nov 13, 2014
T.J. Carson

The late Lane Evans might end up with his name on a building in Galesburg.

Getting Ready for the Next Election

Nov 12, 2014
T.J. Carson

Even before voters headed to the polls for last week's mid-term elections, preparations were already underway for the only elections to be held in Illinois next year.

Galesburg Begins Budget Process

Nov 6, 2014
T.J. Carson

Galesburg is considering whether to implement new and increased fees to make up for a projected budget shortfall.

State Grant to Help Galesburg Business Expand

Nov 4, 2014
T.J. Carson

Intellihot, which makes and sells tankless water heaters. received $400,000 from the Illinois Clean Energy Fund.

Galesburg Seeking to Upgrade Storm Water System

Oct 30, 2014
TJ Carson

The city is in the early stages of addressing upgrades to its storm water utility system.

Galesburg Building Might House Railroad HoF

Oct 9, 2014
T.J. Carson

A building acquired by the city of Galesburg could be turned into a new home for the National Railroad Hall of Fame and Museum.

T.J. Carson

The City Council this week approved a project to enclose the north and south porch areas at the Amtrak station.

Galesburg Honors "Mother" Bickerdyke

Oct 7, 2014
T.J. Carson

The Seminary/Kellogg Street overpass is not yet complete in Galesburg, but it does have a name.

Former Maytag Plant Workers Reunited

Oct 1, 2014
T.J. Carson

Ten years is a long time.

Ten years is how long it's been since the Maytag plant in Galesburg produced its last refrigerator. The factory's jobs were moved to Mexico in September, 2004.

Pedestrian Safety Concern near Galesburg Overpass

Sep 17, 2014
T.J. Carson

A Galesburg alderman is concerned about the safety of pedestrians once construction of an overpass is complete.

Proposed Marijuana Growing Facility in Knox County

Sep 14, 2014
Wiki Commons

A medical marijuana cultivation center in Galesburg would initially employ 35 people.

City of Galesburg

Members of the U.S. Marshal's Violent Fugitives Task Force arrested the man wanted for a murder in Galesburg.