Galesburg’s unemployment rate hits 2-year low in March
Galesburg’s unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in March marking three months in a row that it has declined and showing the lowest rate in nearly two years.
Heavy rain possible throughout Illinois
The impact won’t be the greatest on the Galesburg area, but the National Weather Service says heavy rain at times is a possibility throughout almost all of Illinois this weekend.
Galesburg man indicted on federal drug charges
A Galesburg man is now facing federal charges instead of state counts relating to the distribution of methamphetamine.
Songs and stories of WWI to be staged ‘Over There’ at Prairie Players
A musical revue of WWI songs opened last weekend and this weekend “Over There” is coming over here.
Market Alley Wine owner moving and looking for buyer
Patrons of Market Alley Wines no doubt are drinking their sorrows away after hearing news the shop owner would be moving out of state.
KCCDD twelfth annual auction on Saturday
On Saturday KCCDD is holding their twelfth annual auction themed as Spring Break in Hollywood at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
Firearms charge added in local gun case
A Galesburg man now has a weapons charge after being arrested last month for resisting arrest and obstructing justice.
Retired investment officer elected as new chair of Monmouth College trustees
Monmouth College has just elected a new Chair for their Board of Trustees.
Jacie Kersh wins 2017 Great Galesburg Shake
Well over hundred students from around District 205 began the soft skills competition last week but last night GHS Senior Jacie Kersh was announced as the 2017 winner of the Great Galesburg Shake.
County board kills renovation plans to annex
The Knox County Board was split on the planned renovation to the annex conference room and thus killed the proposed project.