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.
205 Board goes forward with most of $3.2 million in cuts
While last night’s votes were not “final” and “binding” 72 of 75 positions that Superintendent Ralph Grimm proposed be cut, were approved by the board to go forward.
Downtown Council installs billboard to promote East Main underpass
The East Main Street Underpass, the third and final piece of the $88 million project that built the Don Moffitt Overpass and Bickerdyke Bridge should be completed in the Spring of 2017.
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.
Galesburg man charged in Peoria meth bust
A Galesburg man is on the hook for Class X methamphetamine charges worth up to 60 years in prison following a drug bust in Peoria County.
District 205 to vote on cuts tonight
$3.2 million in cuts could come tonight in District 205. Board members will reconvene to take a vote on cutting 75 positions in the district.
Newberry Award winner to visit Galesburg schools
An award winning children’s author has been booked to visit Galesburg in the spring.
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.
Knox County Sheriff’s Dept. seeks information on burglary suspect
The Knox County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a burglary suspect.