Knox County considering study of fees and personnel
The Knox County Finance Committee is considering hiring a company to conduct an analysis of fees in the county clerk’s office and what appropriate staffing levels should be across all county departments.
Keith Vaughn committed to Knoxville developments
The Knoxville Planning Commission voted last night to table two of Keith Vaughn’s projects while the local businessman awaits finalization on his purchase of land for a housing development and answers various questions about St. Mary’s Chapel
GPD prepares public in case of active shooter
Too frequently stories of mass shooters inflicting unspeakable carnage have come up in the news the past few years.
Battalion Chief Chip Timmons says farewell after 26 years at GFD
Chip Timmons joined the Galesburg Fire Department March 11, 1990. Twenty six years and one day later, he will be retiring as Battalion Chief from a career he loves.
Monmouth-Roseville implementing new curriculum to raise PARCC scores
Monmouth-Roseville saw low scores in last year’s first run of the Illinois Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.
Galesburg man hospitalized after driving car into Monmouth Boulevard home
A Galesburg man was taken to OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria after his vehicle drove into a Monmouth Boulevard home early this morning.
Silas open house planned amid transfer to new building
Starting at the end of the month, students and staff will be moving from the old Silas Willard Elementary School into the new building.
With new revenue stream Knox County Building Committee recommits to courthouse repairs
Fresh off the Knox County Board meeting last month in which $1 per ton from the landfill was committed to the building fund, last night the building committee reaffirmed plans for courthouse repairs.
Active shooter training scheduled for today and next week
With the help of local law enforcement, Carl Sandburg College and the Knox County Housing Authority are hosting active shooter events to make sure the community has some idea of what to do in the case of
Police seize nearly 500 grams of pot in Amtrak drug bust
Officers arrested an out-of-state man on felony drug possession charges yesterday at the Galesburg Amtrak depot.