Former Knox County resident charged with abusing foster children in 1980’s
The Illinois State Police is just now releasing details into an investigation that resulted in an arrest last October of a former Galesburg resident who’s accused of abusing children in his care decades ago.
School districts could face sharply higher costs under dual minimum wage proposals
School districts could see higher costs as lawmakers consider not only boosting the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour over a number of years, but also a separate bill setting minimum pay requirements for teachers.
Murder trial to begin in less than two weeks
The attorneys representing both sides in a murder case stemming from a shooting last Easter Sunday say they are ready for trial.
County Board to consider ROWVA School District Solar Garden, hiring of new prosecutor
Third time’s a charm as the Knox County Board looks to meet Wednesday to hold their January meeting after mother nature led to the postponement the last two weeks.
Knoxville Council discusses properties and natural gas.
Knoxville Aldermen on Monday, February 4th held a discussion on a pair of city-owned properties and what to do with them.
Bustos bringing Rock Island farmer as State of the Union guest
Each member of Congress is allowed to bring a guest to the State of the Union Address, which President Donald Trump will deliver Tuesday night at 8 p.m.
Finance Committee approves hiring of new prosecutor
The Knox County Finance Committee has approved a request to hire a new Assistant State’s Attorney in a special meeting held Monday night.
Galesburg and Parks and Rec Plan approved, grant for street reconstruction submitted
The Galesburg City Council officially has a master plan for Parks and Recreation after the final draft was approved by council Monday night.
Galesburg City Workers wins $100,000 judgment against former HR manager
City of Galesburg employee Lisa Wilson was awarded a $100,000 judgment by a jury in District Court Friday against the City’s former human resource manager, David Jones.
3-year old boy identified as victim of Monmouth house fire
Authorities are now saying the previously unidentified victim of a Monmouth house fire on Friday night was a 3-year old boy.