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WIU President Jack Thomas Resigns

Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas announced his resignation Friday morning. Thomas’ last day at the university will be June...
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WIU President Jack Thomas Resigns

New Bus Barn Being Built at United

United Junior and Senior High School are almost done with the first building phase of a bus barn on campus...
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New Bus Barn Being Built at United

WAC Applying for New Grant

Warren Achievement Center will soon be applying for a grant to upgrade equipment and buildings within their network, Sean Cavanaugh...
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WAC Applying for New Grant

Monmouth Area Professionals Hosting After Hours Event on Thursday

Monmouth Area Professionals will be hosting an After Hours event Thursday, June 13 from five to 6:30 pm at Market...
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Monmouth Area Professionals Hosting After Hours Event on Thursday

OSF Will Be Hosting Their Monthly Diabetes Support Group Soon

OSF Holy Family Medical Center will be hosting their monthly Diabetes Support Group on Monday, June 24 at five pm....
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OSF Will Be Hosting Their Monthly Diabetes Support Group Soon

Youth Coding Camp This Summer at Carl Sandburg College

GALESBURG — Calling all coders! Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate & Leisure College is hosting a camp this summer for students...
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Youth Coding Camp This Summer at Carl Sandburg College

Summer Soirée: A Night in the Forest of Fantasy

On Friday, June 14, the Galesburg Civic Art Center will host Summer Soirée: A Night in the Forest of Fantasy, a fundraiser to...
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Summer Soirée: A Night in the Forest of Fantasy

Family Video Now Carries CBD Products

Family Video in Monmouth and Galesburg is now carrying CBD products for purchase. Oliver Owen, Regional Director for Iowa and...
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Family Video Now Carries CBD Products

Father’s Day Savings at Kunes Country

Kunes Country of Monmouth is having a Father’s Day sale with great savings for the rest of this week through...
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Father’s Day Savings at Kunes Country

KCAP: ‘Our Economy Update’

The Knox County Area Partnership (KCAP) will be hosting their third installment of Our Economy Update on Tuesday July 30th...
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KCAP: ‘Our Economy Update’

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LOCAL NEWS

New Bus Barn Being Built at United

New Bus Barn Being Built at United

United Junior and Senior High School are almost done with the first building phase of a bus barn on campus that will include office space, according to Superintendent Jeff Whitsitt. Before the construction of the barn, United buses set on the United campus. United...

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WAC Applying for New Grant

WAC Applying for New Grant

Warren Achievement Center will soon be applying for a grant to upgrade equipment and buildings within their network, Sean Cavanaugh of Warren Achievement says. Some of the upgrades will include exercise equipment once their new day program building is constructed,...

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AG NEWS

Disaster payments limited by appropriations

American Farm Bureau economist John Newton says disaster and prevent plant compensation is limited by congressional appropriations. Speaking on a Missouri Farm Bureau conference call, Newton said disaster legislation allows for prevent plant payments up to 90 percent...

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CoBank: Blockchain hurdles for commodity system

Blockchain technology is not taking off in agriculture as some had expected. CoBank’s Tanner Ehmke says the shared supply chain technology is being used by Walmart to track leafy greens and by Cargill internally but hasn’t been picked up industry-wide in the commodity...

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USDA considering Dealer Statutory Trust

The USDA is considering a program to protect livestock sellers if the buyer defaults. Chelsea Good with the Livestock Marketing Association says in the new farm bill, Congress directed the Ag Department to conduct a feasibility study on the Dealer Statutory Trust....

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Demand uncertainties pressure hog futures

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle closed lower on the weak cash trade and follow through selling.  Feeder cattle closed lower on the same factors with additional pressure from the day’s move higher in corn.  August live cattle closed $.45 lower at...

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OBITUARIES

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2019 Halfway to Freezing for Food

2019 Halfway to Freezing for Food

A huge shout out to all of the businesses and organizations that sponsored this year's Half-Way to Freezing for Food, the 225 people from our community who stood with us at Save-A-Lot and, of course, everyone who stopped by to contribute to the food drive! Not only...

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SOCIAL RADIO

3 weeks ago

Sunny 97.7 WMOI

Here's the WMOI/WRAM Athletes of the Week for the week ending May 26th, 2019:

The Monmouth-Roseville Titan Athlete of the Week. This week the spotlight shines on senior baseball player, JC Sells. JC led the Titans in batting this season with an average of .364. He also led the team in doubles with seven and tied for the team lead in home runs. JC nearly completed the triple crown, tying for 2nd with 15 rbis.

The United Red Storm Athlete of the Week is junior baseball player, Avery Leffler. On a pitching staff that was loaded with talent, Avery was the best of the bunch as he led the team in ERA at 1.90. Along with a record of (4-2), he also led the Red Storm in innings pitched with 59 and was the team leader in strikeouts with 65.

The West Central Heat Athlete of the Week is sophomore softball player, Mady Reed. Mady finished in the top-3 in many stat categories during a successful Heat softball season. She was 2nd on the team in batting average, rbis and runs scored. Mady led the ballclub in triples and was 3rd in home runs and stolen bases.

The A-Town Tornado Athlete of the Week is senior softball player, Charli Johnson. Charli ended her final season of high school softball by earning the 2nd best batting average for the Lady Tornadoes. She was also 2nd on the team in hits. Charli was one of the area's toughest hitters to strike out, with only 2 of them in 70 plate appearances.

The Galesburg Silver Streak Athlete of the Week is senior baseball player, Nick Fields. Nick the entire Western Big Six Conference in batting average at .467. More recently, Nick helped the Silver Streak baseball team to its first regional title since 2013 by going 3-for-4 with two doubles and an rbi in a 7-4 win over Peoria Notre Dame in the IVC regional championship game.

Congrats to all of these student-athletes!! Thanks to our AOTW sponsors, MC Sport and More, McDonough Telephone Cooperative (mdtc), Tompkins State Bank and Galesburg Toyota!!
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3 weeks ago

Sunny 97.7 WMOI

Here's the WMOI/WRAM Athletes of the Week for the week ending May 19th, 2019:

The Monmouth-Roseville Titan Athlete of the Week is senior track and field athlete, Jamonny Skinner. Jamonny is going to the IHSA Class 2A State Finals in Charleston this weekend in three events. He placed 1st in the long jump and 110 meter high hurdles and was the runnerup in the 200 meter dash at the Macomb Sectional meet.

The United Red Storm Athlete of the Week is the girls track and field 4x400 meter relay team. Junior Natalie Gillette, sophomore Bridgette Brokaw and freshman twins Josie and Jenna Bentz placed 6th in IHSA Class 1A state finals. They ran a time of 4:09.59 and brought home the first state finals track and field medal for United since 2012.

The West Central Heat Athlete of the Week is senior track and field athlete, Luke Distworth. Luke will run and jump in three different events at the upcoming IHSA Class 1A State Finals in Charleston. That's because at the Sherrard sectional meet, he won the long jump event and was 2nd in each of the 100 and 200 meter dashes.

The A-Town Tornado Athlete of the Week is freshman baseball player, Easton Schisler. Easton had a big hand in getting the Tornadoes to the regional championship game. In the semi-finals against Lewistown, he was 3-for-4 at the plate with two rbis and two runs scored. For good measure, he also stole a base.

The Galesburg Silver Streak Athlete of the Week is senior girls track and field athlete, Daija Range. Daija ended her successful high school career with a 5th place finish in the Class 2A shot put event. The two-time defending Western Big Six Conference outdoor champion's toss of 41' 3.75" was good enough for a 2-spot improvement at the finals over last year's 7th place finish.

Congrats to all of these student-athletes!! Thanks to our AOTW sponsors, MC Sport and More, McDonough Telephone Cooperative (mdtc), Tompkins State Bank and Galesburg Toyota!!
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1 month ago

Sunny 97.7 WMOI

Here's the WMOI/WRAM Athletes of the Week for the week ending May 12th, 2019:

The Monmouth-Roseville Titan Athlete of the Week is senior baseball player, Addison Fletcher. Addison came up big on the mound, and at the plate, in a win over Clark County, Missouri at Community Field in Burlington. He got the pitching win, going the first five innings, giving up just one hit, no runs and struck out six batters. He also went 2-for-3 at the plate, smashing a double and knocking in four runs.

The United Red Storm Athlete of the Week is sophomore softball player, Riley Tyrrell. Riley pitched all three Lincoln Trail Conference contests last week, getting wins in two of them. She threw a total of 21 innings, only giving up a total of five earned runs. During that span, Riley struck out 37 hitters. She also helped herself out at the plate, going 5-for-10.

The West Central Heat Athlete of the Week is sophomore softball player, Reagan Spence. Reagan earned three wins in the pitching circle last week. One of those wins clinched a Lincoln Trail Conference championship. During the 3-game winning streak, Reagan threw 16 innings, only giving up three earned runs and racking up 13 strikeouts with only four walks.

The A-Town Tornado Athlete of the Week is freshman softball player, Rylee Cooper. Rylee was 5-for-10 out of the leadoff spot in three games last week. She also scored a pair of runs, a stat in which she leads the Tornadoes this season. Rylee also leads the team in batting average and on-base and Slugging percentage.

The Galesburg Silver Streak Athlete of the Week is junior girls track and field athlete, Tegan Rehn. After her great performance at the Metamora Sectional meet, Tegan will run at the Class 2A IHSA State Finals meet in Charleston for the first time. She garnered victories in two events in Metamora, crossing the finish line in the 100 meter high hurdles and followed that up with a win in the 300 meter low hurdle race.

Congrats to all of these student-athletes!! Thanks to our AOTW sponsors, MC Sport and More, McDonough Telephone Cooperative (mdtc), Tompkins State Bank and Galesburg Toyota!!
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3 weeks ago

WRAM 1330AM / 94.1FM

Here's the WMOI/WRAM Athletes of the Week for the week ending May 26th, 2019:

The Monmouth-Roseville Titan Athlete of the Week. This week the spotlight shines on senior baseball player, JC Sells. JC led the Titans in batting this season with an average of .364. He also led the team in doubles with seven and tied for the team lead in home runs. JC nearly completed the triple crown, tying for 2nd with 15 rbis.

The United Red Storm Athlete of the Week is junior baseball player, Avery Leffler. On a pitching staff that was loaded with talent, Avery was the best of the bunch as he led the team in ERA at 1.90. Along with a record of (4-2), he also led the Red Storm in innings pitched with 59 and was the team leader in strikeouts with 65.

The West Central Heat Athlete of the Week is sophomore softball player, Mady Reed. Mady finished in the top-3 in many stat categories during a successful Heat softball season. She was 2nd on the team in batting average, rbis and runs scored. Mady led the ballclub in triples and was 3rd in home runs and stolen bases.

The A-Town Tornado Athlete of the Week is senior softball player, Charli Johnson. Charli ended her final season of high school softball by earning the 2nd best batting average for the Lady Tornadoes. She was also 2nd on the team in hits. Charli was one of the area's toughest hitters to strike out, with only 2 of them in 70 plate appearances.

The Galesburg Silver Streak Athlete of the Week is senior baseball player, Nick Fields. Nick the entire Western Big Six Conference in batting average at .467. More recently, Nick helped the Silver Streak baseball team to its first regional title since 2013 by going 3-for-4 with two doubles and an rbi in a 7-4 win over Peoria Notre Dame in the IVC regional championship game.

Congrats to all of these student-athletes!! Thanks to our AOTW sponsors, MC Sport and More, McDonough Telephone Cooperative (mdtc), Tompkins State Bank and Galesburg Toyota!!
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3 weeks ago

WRAM 1330AM / 94.1FM

Here's the WMOI/WRAM Athletes of the Week for the week ending May 19th, 2019:

The Monmouth-Roseville Titan Athlete of the Week is senior track and field athlete, Jamonny Skinner. Jamonny is going to the IHSA Class 2A State Finals in Charleston this weekend in three events. He placed 1st in the long jump and 110 meter high hurdles and was the runnerup in the 200 meter dash at the Macomb Sectional meet.

The United Red Storm Athlete of the Week is the girls track and field 4x400 meter relay team. Junior Natalie Gillette, sophomore Bridgette Brokaw and freshman twins Josie and Jenna Bentz placed 6th in IHSA Class 1A state finals. They ran a time of 4:09.59 and brought home the first state finals track and field medal for United since 2012.

The West Central Heat Athlete of the Week is senior track and field athlete, Luke Distworth. Luke will run and jump in three different events at the upcoming IHSA Class 1A State Finals in Charleston. That's because at the Sherrard sectional meet, he won the long jump event and was 2nd in each of the 100 and 200 meter dashes.

The A-Town Tornado Athlete of the Week is freshman baseball player, Easton Schisler. Easton had a big hand in getting the Tornadoes to the regional championship game. In the semi-finals against Lewistown, he was 3-for-4 at the plate with two rbis and two runs scored. For good measure, he also stole a base.

The Galesburg Silver Streak Athlete of the Week is senior girls track and field athlete, Daija Range. Daija ended her successful high school career with a 5th place finish in the Class 2A shot put event. The two-time defending Western Big Six Conference outdoor champion's toss of 41' 3.75" was good enough for a 2-spot improvement at the finals over last year's 7th place finish.

Congrats to all of these student-athletes!! Thanks to our AOTW sponsors, MC Sport and More, McDonough Telephone Cooperative (mdtc), Tompkins State Bank and Galesburg Toyota!!
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1 month ago

WRAM 1330AM / 94.1FM

Here's the WMOI/WRAM Athletes of the Week for the week ending May 12th, 2019:

The Monmouth-Roseville Titan Athlete of the Week is senior baseball player, Addison Fletcher. Addison came up big on the mound, and at the plate, in a win over Clark County, Missouri at Community Field in Burlington. He got the pitching win, going the first five innings, giving up just one hit, no runs and struck out six batters. He also went 2-for-3 at the plate, smashing a double and knocking in four runs.

The United Red Storm Athlete of the Week is sophomore softball player, Riley Tyrrell. Riley pitched all three Lincoln Trail Conference contests last week, getting wins in two of them. She threw a total of 21 innings, only giving up a total of five earned runs. During that span, Riley struck out 37 hitters. She also helped herself out at the plate, going 5-for-10.

The West Central Heat Athlete of the Week is sophomore softball player, Reagan Spence. Reagan earned three wins in the pitching circle last week. One of those wins clinched a Lincoln Trail Conference championship. During the 3-game winning streak, Reagan threw 16 innings, only giving up three earned runs and racking up 13 strikeouts with only four walks.

The A-Town Tornado Athlete of the Week is freshman softball player, Rylee Cooper. Rylee was 5-for-10 out of the leadoff spot in three games last week. She also scored a pair of runs, a stat in which she leads the Tornadoes this season. Rylee also leads the team in batting average and on-base and Slugging percentage.

The Galesburg Silver Streak Athlete of the Week is junior girls track and field athlete, Tegan Rehn. After her great performance at the Metamora Sectional meet, Tegan will run at the Class 2A IHSA State Finals meet in Charleston for the first time. She garnered victories in two events in Metamora, crossing the finish line in the 100 meter high hurdles and followed that up with a win in the 300 meter low hurdle race.

Congrats to all of these student-athletes!! Thanks to our AOTW sponsors, MC Sport and More, McDonough Telephone Cooperative (mdtc), Tompkins State Bank and Galesburg Toyota!!
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