The Galesburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 406 Clark Street at 2:39 a.m. Wednesday morning. The response included all three stations and the 11 personnel on duty. Upon arrival, it was discovered that the structure was already completely engulfed by...read more
GALESBURG, Illinois—The Prairie Fire women's basketball team played at home against Illinois College on Wednesday evening with the Prairie Fire looking to improve upon their 9-2 record at home. Knox did just that, winning 88-67. With only one conference game remaining...read more
Monmouth remains in second place in the Midwest Conference after falling in overtime to Cornell Wednesday night at Glennie Gym 70-64. The Scots jumped out to a 15-point first half lead, but was not able to withstand Cornell’s second-half surge. The Rams fought back...read more
Standings through games played on Feb. 12th, 2018 Girls- All Standings Are Final Boys West Central Conference North Division-Final West Central Conference North Division 1 Quincy Notre Dame (3-1) 1 Quincy Notre Dame (2-0) 1 CPC/Southeastern (3-1) 1 West Hancock...read more
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Soybeans were modestly higher on short covering and technical buying. At least some progress was made in this last round of talks with China and more negotiations are expected in the coming week. Crop weather in South America looks non-threatening to favorable,...read more
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were mostly lower, closing before the start of the week’s widespread direct cash business. February was up $.50 at $126.62 and April was down $.20 at $127.17. Feeder cattle were lower ahead of widespread direct trade....read more
Swine veterinarians around the U.S. have been busy this winter educating pork producers about African Swine Fever (ASF). Iowa State University Swine Extension Veterinarian Dr. Chris Rademacher says one of challenges is that many of ASF’s symptoms resemble other...read more
Mar. corn closed at $3.74 and 3/4, unchangedMar. soybeans closed at $9.07 and 1/2, up 4 centsMar. soybean meal closed at $306.50, up $1.00Mar. soybean oil closed at 29.95, up 6 pointsMar. wheat closed at $5.04 and 1/4, down 2 and 3/4 centsFeb. live cattle closed at...read more
A new study documents the positive economic impacts of Nebraska’s ethanol industry. One of the study’s authors, UNL ag economist Kate Brooks, says 94 percent of the ethanol produced, and nearly half of the distillers grains, are shipped out of state. “If we look at...read more
Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange ended the week range-bound with limited cash trade. December European dairy exports were mostly lowered from the previous month and mixed for the year. The largest increase was with skim milk powder exports while whole...read more
Our February School Spotlight is Abingdon-Avon High School led by Principal Brad Weedman: “Abingdon-Avon High School, we have 270 students that enjoy being in school. Our FFA program we are up from around 30 members to 65 plus. We have partnered with Carl Sandburg...read more
Galesburg Community Foundation will begin accepting scholarship applications for the below detailed scholarships on Friday, February 1, 2019. These scholarships are open to students who reside in Knox and Warren Counties and meet the criteria listed below....read more
Illinois State Police (ISP) officials announce additional patrols and request the public’s cooperation when traveling on Illinois roadways in the coming days. ISP Troopers across the state will be diligently checking their assigned patrol areas for stranded motorists,...read more
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A gifted pianist will be on campus to present a concert and share his expertise with students. He will play pieces by Beethoven, Stravinksy, Debussy, and Chopin. He will perform in the Kasch Performance Hall of Dahl Chapel and Auditorium.
Feb. 16 – Bishop Hill Bakery & Eatery Pizza Night - The Bishop Hill Bakery & Eatery staff will be hosting a Pizza Night Fundraiser. The bakery will be selling 9” cheese or sausage focaccia pizzas for $15. A limited supply of 60 pizzas will be available. Pizzas will be delivered locally by request. Place your order with the Bishop Hill Bakery and Eatery by calling 309-927-3042. All proceeds go toward the Levitt AMP Galva Music Series this summer!
Melt away the winter with a taco lunch. Soft shell, hard shell, taco bowls, homemade salads, and desserts. At Westminster Presbyterian Church, 200 East Cedar in Kirkwood. Goodwill donations.
The 2019 Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics in Illinois. At Lake Storey, 1572 Machen Drive in Galesburg. Create a team and raise money to earn prizes and help out Special Olympics. All jumpers must raise a minimum of $100. Register at plungeillinois.com.
Come join others at the Warren County YMCA for classes beginning February 18th and will be held every Monday night. Any level can join! Ages 5-11 years will be at 5:30 to 6:30. Ages 12 plus will be held 6:30 to 7:30pm. $40 for members. $60 for nonmembers. Will be in the all purpose room.
The Stronghurst Senior Citizens host games of Mexican Dominoes at the Senior Center on S Broadway in Stronghurst. Everyone is welcome.
Appetizers, dinner, and dessert. Beer and wine provided by Market Alley Wines. Catering provided by Aramark. Tickets can be purchased from the chamber. For more information call 734-3181.
At the American Legion. Ribeye & Pork Chop meal prepared by the Tri-County Cattlemen. Auction begins at 6:30pm.