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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Rain causes accidents & floods roadway in Kalamazoo Countythat it was responding to multiple vehicle accidents on both eastbound and west
Rain causes accidents & floods roadway in Kalamazoo County
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted an hour ago
that it was responding to multiple vehicle accidents on both eastbound and westbound I-94 from Portage Road to the Galesburg exit in Comstock Township and requested that all motorists “avoid the area to prevent further traffic backups and... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Galesburg store robbed of $30k of purses and other itemsGALESBURG, Mich. – Nearly$30,000 of designer purses and other luxury items were
Galesburg store robbed of $30k of purses and other items
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 19 hours ago
GALESBURG, Mich. – Nearly$30,000 of designer purses and other luxury items were stolen earlier this week from a store in Galesburg and police are asking for help in finding the thieves. Kathleen Fett, owner of Images of Galesburg, says she came into... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Birkey’s Farm Store earns Pinnacle status for excellenceand construction equipment for more than 60 years. Today it serves the Illinoi
Birkey’s Farm Store earns Pinnacle status for excellence
Bureau County Republican / Posted 23 hours ago
and construction equipment for more than 60 years. Today it serves the Illinois communities of Annawan, Bloomington, Galesburg, Gibson City, Henry, Hoopeston, Macomb, Mattoon, Oakland, Polo, Prophetstown and Urbana, as well as Williamsport,... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Special attorney to review convicted killer's caseproperly tried 46 years ago. Cleve Heidelberg has maintained his innocence whi
Special attorney to review convicted killer's case
Central Illinois News Center / Posted yesterday
properly tried 46 years ago. Cleve Heidelberg has maintained his innocence while serving a 100-year murder sentence at the Galesburg Correctional Center. Thursday, his defense attorney made a huge step in trying to prove he was wrongfully... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Cooperative Extension to host free mosquito management sessionare available for those unable to attend the one in Macomb. Those include: 1 p.
Cooperative Extension to host free mosquito management session
McDonough County Voice / Posted yesterday
are available for those unable to attend the one in Macomb. Those include: 1 p.m. Aug. 23 in Stronghurst, 1 p.m. Aug. 24 in Galesburg and 4 p.m. Aug. 24 in Monmouth. Registration can be done online at https://web.extension.illinois.edu/hkmw/. The... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Village seeks to fill open positions: Sewer work notices and nuisance ordinances also discussedof EPA background.” Dal Bello moved to the area from the Chicago suburbs with h
Village seeks to fill open positions: Sewer work notices and nuisance ordinances also discussed
McDonough County Voice / Posted 3 days ago
of EPA background.” Dal Bello moved to the area from the Chicago suburbs with her husband, and currently has a farm near Galesburg. “She’s probably one of…our better managers I’ve ever seen in that area…I’ve been (at NTN-Bower) 22 years.”Dal... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Police Briefs July 26, 2016for a warrant, driving while license revoked and criminal trespass to real prop
Police Briefs July 26, 2016
McDonough County Voice / Posted 4 days ago
for a warrant, driving while license revoked and criminal trespass to real property on Friday.Fredrick Douglas Sias, 39, of Galesburg was arrested for a warrant and driving while license revoked on Friday.BUSHNELL POLICE DEPARTMENTJeremy Joe Kitch,... Read more
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MLive.com
Police looking for driver who hit man walking on I-94 in Kalamazoo Countyresponded to a call around 10:30 p.m. Friday of a man walking and lying down in
Police looking for driver who hit man walking on I-94 in Kalamazoo County
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
responded to a call around 10:30 p.m. Friday of a man walking and lying down in the right lane of the highway east of the Galesburg exit, impeding traffic. Police found the Galesburg man had been struck by a passing vehicle that failed to stop.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
An 1868 tornado took down Shanghai City, but its raucous spirit lives onstorm so long ago. In 1850, Ionia seemed poised for a solid future in Warren C
An 1868 tornado took down Shanghai City, but its raucous spirit lives on
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
storm so long ago. In 1850, Ionia seemed poised for a solid future in Warren County. Settled 10 miles northwest of Galesburg, Ionia — perhaps named after an ancient region in what is now Turkey — had developed a sturdy business district: a... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
10 most popular Summer Beer Fest beers, rankedby Odd Side Ales of Grand Haven 2. Traverse City Whiskey Barrel Aged Expeditio
10 most popular Summer Beer Fest beers, ranked
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
by Odd Side Ales of Grand Haven 2. Traverse City Whiskey Barrel Aged Expedition Stout, (13.2% ABV) by Bell's Brewery of Galesburg 3. DragonTrax, (10.8% ABV) bourbon-barrel aged stout by Witch's Hat Brewing Co. of South Lyon 4/5. (tied) Double... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chicago man sentenced to 72 years thanks to a half-eaten hamburgerin Michigan, during which he acted as the getaway driver, prosecutors said. Ima
Chicago man sentenced to 72 years thanks to a half-eaten hamburger
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
in Michigan, during which he acted as the getaway driver, prosecutors said. Image above shows a robbery at the PNC Bank in Galesburg It was during a robbery of the Old National Bank (pictured) in Oshtemo Township in 2015 that Johnson threw his... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Galesburg man sentenced to 4 years imprisonment for indecent solicitation of childGALESBURG, Ill. -- A Galesburg man has been sentenced to four years in prison f
Galesburg man sentenced to 4 years imprisonment for indecent solicitation of child
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 7 days ago
GALESBURG, Ill. -- A Galesburg man has been sentenced to four years in prison for a sexual assault case involving a 10-year-old girl. WGIL reports that Robert Binder, 26, plead guilty to indecent solicitation of a child. His other charges,... Read more
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New York Post
Bank robber to spend life in jail thanks to half-eaten hamburgerMay 2014 and January 2015, the two men carried out three successful robberies,
Bank robber to spend life in jail thanks to half-eaten hamburger
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
May 2014 and January 2015, the two men carried out three successful robberies, netting upwards of $77,000 from PNC Bank in Galesburg, Comerica Bank in Comstock Township, and Old National Bank in Oshtemo Township. During each heist, Benson wore a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 22 in Journal Star sports historyJULY 22 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ The Galesburg Pioneers
July 22 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
JULY 22 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ The Galesburg Pioneers baseball team posts a 4-3 comeback win over Lincoln in Central Illinois Collegiate League play. The Pioneers break a 3-all tie on pitcher Minton White’s home run in the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Orpheum Theatre announces new seasonGALESBURG — The Orpheum Theatre, 57 S. Kellogg St. in Galesburg, announces its
Orpheum Theatre announces new season
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
GALESBURG — The Orpheum Theatre, 57 S. Kellogg St. in Galesburg, announces its 2016-17 Red Carpet Series opening Sept. 24 and running through the end of July. Season packages available for sale. More information can be found online at... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Morton's Pete Kuhl finishes T-11 in Illinois State AmateurClub. Three other area players finished among the top 25, with Trey Tussey of
Morton's Pete Kuhl finishes T-11 in Illinois State Amateur
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
Club. Three other area players finished among the top 25, with Trey Tussey of Metamora (75-69) and Jackson Wetherbee of Galesburg (74-69) finishing among a group of four players tied for 21st at 1-under 287. Branden Mounce of El Paso was another... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
AFSCME rep blasts Rauneran example of difficulties imposed on employees by Illinois' economic difficult
AFSCME rep blasts Rauner
McDonough County Voice / Posted 9 days ago
an example of difficulties imposed on employees by Illinois' economic difficulties, Raleigh said the state prison in Galesburg was built to house 790 inmates and now houses 1,800. He said the ratio of prisoners to guards is now 112 to 1,... Read more
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MLive.com
Leftover hamburger ends in lengthy prison sentences for bank-robbing brothersas the get-away driver for three completed bank robberies in and around Kalamaz
Leftover hamburger ends in lengthy prison sentences for bank-robbing brothers
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
as the get-away driver for three completed bank robberies in and around Kalamazoo: the May 29, 2014, robbery of PNC Bank in Galesburg, the July 29, 2014, robbery of Comerica Bank in Comstock Township, and the January 8, 2015, robbery of Old National... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
2010 Enbridge oil spill in Kalamazoo River: a lasting effect on local businesssaid Mumaw, “they didn’t do it on purpose. I just think they did a good job."
2010 Enbridge oil spill in Kalamazoo River: a lasting effect on local business
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 days ago
said Mumaw, “they didn’t do it on purpose. I just think they did a good job." Heppler, who is also the Augusta and Galesburg police chief, and sitting vice president of the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners, continues to call for... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Galesburg Area Crime Stoppers seek homicide suspectGALESBURG, Ill. -- Police need your help to find a man wanted for reckless homi
Galesburg Area Crime Stoppers seek homicide suspect
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 9 days ago
GALESBURG, Ill. -- Police need your help to find a man wanted for reckless homicide. His name is Troy Patch. Patch is 45 years old, about 6’1” and 185 pounds. His last known address was in Abingdon. He is also wanted on DUI and drug charges. If... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 20 in Journal Star sports historybaseball team strikes for four runs in the 11th inning for an 11-7 Central Illi
July 20 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
baseball team strikes for four runs in the 11th inning for an 11-7 Central Illinois Collegiate League triumph over the Galesburg Pioneers at Athletic Park in Canton. The Pacers break a 7-all tie on Bob Fitzner’s base hit to score Jim Levero.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
heat watch extended into SaturdayTHE CITIES...
heat watch extended into Saturday
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
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Peoria Journal Star
July 19 in Journal Star sports historywhere he started a record 97 varsity games and scored 1,129 points, the fourth-
July 19 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
where he started a record 97 varsity games and scored 1,129 points, the fourth-highest total in school history. ■ Galesburg’s baseball team tips visiting Peoria 2-1 in Central Illinois Collegiate League play. Galesburg pitcher Tim Plodinec... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
flood warning, heat watch issuedTHE CITIES...
flood warning, heat watch issued
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
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MLive.com
2,400 Consumers Energy customers lose power in Battle Creekstorms, with 2,432 customers affected. Other communities with outages are: Kal
2,400 Consumers Energy customers lose power in Battle Creek
MLive.com / Posted 12 days ago
storms, with 2,432 customers affected. Other communities with outages are: Kalamazoo, 251; Richland, 55; Schoolcraft, 15; Scott, 35 and Galesburg, 21, And Bangor, 8. Rosemary Parker is a reporter for MLive. Contact her at rparker3... Read more
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Daily Journal
Doug Pederson’s new approach may help Eaglesmore nurturing environment than in generations past,” said Frank McAndrew, a pr
Doug Pederson’s new approach may help Eagles
Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
more nurturing environment than in generations past,” said Frank McAndrew, a professor of psychology at Knox University in Galesburg, Illinois. “Before that, the coach was seen as a general, where it was ‘My way or the highway.’ Now, the coach has... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Galesburg storage facility damaged by fireGALESBURG, Ill. -- A large storage facility in Galesburg caught fire Sunday aft
Galesburg storage facility damaged by fire
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 12 days ago
GALESBURG, Ill. -- A large storage facility in Galesburg caught fire Sunday afternoon. The Galesburg Fire Department started extinguishing the blaze around noon at 2445 Lacon Street. No one was injured and the cause of the fire has not been... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
New Peoria sober living facility offers a ray of hope for recovering addictsone has relapsed while staying in the house. When they move on, Nick and Camill
New Peoria sober living facility offers a ray of hope for recovering addicts
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
one has relapsed while staying in the house. When they move on, Nick and Camilla keep in touch. One is a union painter in Galesburg. Both of the veterans who went through the house have stable employment. But they don’t have contact with... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Goofy Ridge residents dispel myths on reputationregularly draw motorcycle riders from Springfield and Macomb, horseback riders
Goofy Ridge residents dispel myths on reputation
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
regularly draw motorcycle riders from Springfield and Macomb, horseback riders from the forest and regulars as far away as Galesburg and Tremont. "It's a beautiful area out here. There's a lot of wildlife. It's just a nice area," Boyle... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Four CC Help Center scholarships awardedpursue an associate degree in accounting; KaCee French, West Carroll High Schoo
Four CC Help Center scholarships awarded
SaukValley.com / Posted 14 days ago
pursue an associate degree in accounting; KaCee French, West Carroll High School, who will attend Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg to become an MRI technician, and Paige Gallentine, Eastland High School in Lanark, who plans to attend Highland... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Goofy Ridge residents dispel myths on reputationregularly draw motorcycle riders from Springfield and Macomb, horseback riders
Goofy Ridge residents dispel myths on reputation
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
regularly draw motorcycle riders from Springfield and Macomb, horseback riders from the forest and regulars as far away as Galesburg and Tremont. Boyle, however, doesn't take credit alone for turning the club into a destination spot. He said he's... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Downed tree, power lines in TolonoPEORIA...EFFINGHAM...EUREKA...FLORA...GALESBURG...GREENUP... GROVELAND...HAVAN
Downed tree, power lines in Tolono
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
PEORIA...EFFINGHAM...EUREKA...FLORA...GALESBURG...GREENUP... GROVELAND...HAVANA...JACKSONVILLE...LACON...LAWRENCEVILLE... LINCOLN...MARSHALL...MATTOON...MONTICELL... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Severe thunderstorm watch, warning issuedPEORIA...EFFINGHAM...EUREKA...FLORA...GALESBURG...GREENUP... GROVELAND...HAVAN
Severe thunderstorm watch, warning issued
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
PEORIA...EFFINGHAM...EUREKA...FLORA...GALESBURG...GREENUP... GROVELAND...HAVANA...JACKSONVILLE...LACON...LAWRENCEVILLE... LINCOLN...MARSHALL...MATTOON...MONTICELL... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Walter 'Mel' Fortharound the age of 12. He was also a Sunday school teacher at Bunker Hill Church
Walter 'Mel' Forth
Bureau County Republican / Posted 16 days ago
around the age of 12. He was also a Sunday school teacher at Bunker Hill Church of God, Buda, and Bethel Baptist Church, Galesburg. He had the gifts of listening and teaching. He loved leading vacation Bible school. He enjoyed singing with his... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Zach DainsDains, Jr. Surviving are his mother, Tina (Jim Fox) Dains of Pekin; his father
Zach Dains
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 17 days ago
Dains, Jr. Surviving are his mother, Tina (Jim Fox) Dains of Pekin; his father and stepmother, David and Mindy Dains of Galesburg; one brother, Michael Dains of Pekin; one half-sister, Adrianna Dains of Galesburg; two stepsisters, Destini Munson... Read more
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Gazette
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memoriesWeiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champi
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memories
Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Weiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champion, the 50-year-old from the small town of Galesburg, Illinois - population 1,500 - has played in every Open since, but did not even visit Troon when the championship... Read more
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guardian-series
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memoriesWeiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champi
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memories
guardian-series / Posted 18 days ago
Weiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champion, the 50-year-old from the small town of Galesburg, Illinois - population 1,500 - has played in every Open since, but did not even visit Troon when the championship... Read more
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Harrow Times
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memoriesWeiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champi
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memories
Harrow Times / Posted 18 days ago
Weiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champion, the 50-year-old from the small town of Galesburg, Illinois - population 1,500 - has played in every Open since, but did not even visit Troon when the championship... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memoriesWeiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champi
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memories
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
Weiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champion, the 50-year-old from the small town of Galesburg, Illinois - population 1,500 - has played in every Open since, but did not even visit Troon when the championship... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memoriesWeiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champi
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memories
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 18 days ago
Weiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champion, the 50-year-old from the small town of Galesburg, Illinois - population 1,500 - has played in every Open since, but did not even visit Troon when the championship... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memoriesWeiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champi
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memories
Kingston Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
Weiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champion, the 50-year-old from the small town of Galesburg, Illinois - population 1,500 - has played in every Open since, but did not even visit Troon when the championship... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memoriesWeiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champi
Todd Hamilton returns to Royal Troon looking to create more happy memories
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Weiskopf, Tom Watson, Mark Calcavecchia and Justin Leonard. As a former champion, the 50-year-old from the small town of Galesburg, Illinois - population 1,500 - has played in every Open since, but did not even visit Troon when the championship... Read more
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SaukValley.com
High tunnels help to feed students at Knox Collegethis year, more than 1,600 pounds have been produced. While the produce is pri
High tunnels help to feed students at Knox College
SaukValley.com / Posted 21 days ago
this year, more than 1,600 pounds have been produced. While the produce is primarily for the Knox College cafeteria, the Galesburg community still benefits, according to Knox professor Peter Schwartzman. Seedlings have been grown for local... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Hanna City flowers have deep roots in HOI FairHer parents lived in that house until she was about to enter her senior year of
Hanna City flowers have deep roots in HOI Fair
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 21 days ago
Her parents lived in that house until she was about to enter her senior year of high school, when they purchased a farm in Galesburg. It was either move or get married. So, she got married. She wed her late husband Russell Stear in 1939, and the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
EXCHANGE: High tunnels help feed students at Knox Collegethis year, more than 1,600 pounds have been produced. While the produce is pri
EXCHANGE: High tunnels help feed students at Knox College
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
this year, more than 1,600 pounds have been produced. While the produce is primarily for the Knox College cafeteria, the Galesburg community still benefits, according to Knox professor Peter Schwartzman. Seedlings have been grown for local... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
State leaders talk about the budget negotiationstuning to it. The governor had agreement on that particular type of pension cha
State leaders talk about the budget negotiations
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 23 days ago
tuning to it. The governor had agreement on that particular type of pension change," State Representative Dan Brady said. Galesburg House member Dan Moffitt said the stop gap budget unlike previous ones had bipartisan support which is also... Read more
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express
Horse Racing Tips:HIGHLIFE DANCER 8.30 ROYAL MAHOGANY 9.00 URBAN SPACE 2.20 DECADENT TIMES (N.
Horse Racing Tips:
express / Posted 25 days ago
HIGHLIFE DANCER 8.30 ROYAL MAHOGANY 9.00 URBAN SPACE 2.20 DECADENT TIMES (N.B) 2.50 LA SALESSE 3.20 SPRINGFORTH 3.50 GALESBURG 4.20 WEST COAST FLYER 4.50 TANAWAR 5.20 TOTALLY MAGIC 5.50 GENO 5.45 CAPOLAVORO 6.15 PALADIN 6.45 ZAIN... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Route 41 a deadly stretch between Abingdon, Galesburgworse place for having lost her,” he said. Dechow was driving southbound on Ro
Route 41 a deadly stretch between Abingdon, Galesburg
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 25 days ago
worse place for having lost her,” he said. Dechow was driving southbound on Route 41 on Jan. 4 when Ronald Paschal, 45, of Galesburg failed to stop at a stop sign on Knox Road 1300N at Illinois 41. His truck struck Dechow’s car, which knocked it... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Woodstock police promote 12-year department employee to fill detective sergeant positionand it can get really interesting.” Fourdyce has been with the department for
Woodstock police promote 12-year department employee to fill detective sergeant position
Northwest Herald / Posted 27 days ago
and it can get really interesting.” Fourdyce has been with the department for 12 years. He graduated from Knox College in Galesburg with a bachelor’s degree in history, and played professional arena football for about five years before joining the... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Museum-goers thrilled by re-opening of Dickson Mounds Museumwe thought it would be good adventure for our grandchildren to see, so we broug
Museum-goers thrilled by re-opening of Dickson Mounds Museum
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 27 days ago
we thought it would be good adventure for our grandchildren to see, so we brought our grandsons today," said Pat Hall of Galesburg. While Dickson Mounds is now officially welcoming visitors again, several other museums across the state remain... Read more
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