Welty resigns from 205 School Board

In a letter to WGIL, District 205 School Board Secretary Rick Welty says he has submitted his resignation to School Board President Robert Lindstrom. 

Police arrest New York man with 27 pounds of pot

Officers arrested a New York man yesterday after the 43-year-old suspect believed to be holding more than 27 pounds of pot broke a window out of an Amtrak train and fled from Galeburg drug interdiction police.

Three arrested in weekend traffic stop

Police arrested three Galesburg men over the weekend after a handgun with a filed off serial number and a small amount of marijuana was found during a traffic stop.

Senator Mark Kirk delivers Lincoln Day speech in Toulon

Republican United States Senator Mark Kirk paid a visit to the small town of Toulon yesterday where he was joined by supporters and fellow elected officials during the annual Lincoln Day Luncheon at the Newsroom Bistro.