Galesburg police warn residents to protect themselves from sizzling temps
Forecasts over the next few days have Knox County bracing for the first string of days with temperatures in the 90’s this year.
Life Flight transports one in Henderson County crash
A Wisconsin man was flown to OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria overnight, following a late night rollover crash near Bald Bluff Township in Henderson County.
Knox County Board of Health ponders role in Clinton Health Matters Initiative
The Clinton Health Matters Initiative is officially underway in Knox County, but in the early stages, the county’s board of health is pondering what exactly the initiative will look like.
Ameren talks storm preparedness
Weather in the Midwest can be unpredictable. Last July, nearby Cameron, Illinois was hit hard by a late season tornado that left the town covered in wreckage as crews cleaned up debris, tree limbs and power lines.
Galesburg man pleas to aggravated battery, rape case headed to jury trial
A Galesburg man accused of sexual assault pleaded guilty to aggravated battery in one of three cases against him involving sexual violence.
Police investigate Galesburg gun theft
Galesburg police are investigating the theft of several firearms reported stolen yesterday from a West Fremont Street home.
Galesburg Jimmy John’s not forcing employees to sign non-compete clause
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced a lawsuit yesterday against Jimmy John’s corporate entities for forcing employees to sign non-compete agreements.
County to ask department heads to slash 5 percent of budgets
The Knox County Finance Committee will be asking the heads of county departments funded out of the general fund to cut five percent of their budgets.
Martial arts instructor honors Clevenger family with Sandburg scholarship
Through the Carl Sandburg College Foundation, the Galesburg Academy of Martial Arts has established a $500 annual scholarship in memory of infant Kyleb Clevenger.
Law Enforcement Torch Run continues to Peoria County
Local law enforcement agencies are doing their part to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois.