Contact: Amber Wood | Community Relations Coordinator | (309) 734-1605 An OSF HealthCare campaign among five hospitals to keep non-working Christmas lights out of the landfill was incredibly successful, resulting in diverting one-and-a-half tons from the waste stream....read more
"Everybody can be great ... because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love." - Martin Luther King Jr. Monmouth...read more
Img1: Open Source, Andrea Ferrigno Img2: Snowy Cornfield, Kent Broadbent The...read more
MONMOUTH, Ill. – Monmouth’s Midwest Invitational indoor track home opener Saturday not only ushered in another winter storm, but more national top 10 performances. The Fighting Scots’ women’s distance medley relay turned in a notable performance with four...read more
Becca Gallis poured in a career-high 30 points as the Monmouth women and Lake Forest each controlled large stretches of the game, but in the end the Foresters hung a 67-59 loss on the Scots, dropping Monmouth into a tie for second in the league with Lake Forest....read more
GALESBURG, Illinois—The Knox College Prairie Fire women's basketball team cruised to a 65-41 victory today against the Grinnell Pioneers at home. Knox's excellent defensive effort was the focal point of their game today, frustrating the Pioneer offense and allowing...read more
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The National Pork Producers Council is infuriated the European Union is refusing to include agriculture in trade negotiations with the U.S. NPPC vice president of global government affairs Nick Giordano says it’s unacceptable the European Commission recently issued...read more
Missouri Governor Mike Parson says he’ll be “really aggressive” with almost $5 million in the state budget augmenting federal money to improve rural broadband connectivity in Missouri. “It’s important to me to make sure every kid and every community has the...read more
A grain marketing consultant says continued dryness in Brazil is friendly to corn prices. Dr. Michael Cordonnier tells Brownfield the outlook for second-crop Safrina corn is concerning if weather patterns stay dry. “They’ve planted about six percent of that corn,...read more
Minnesota Farm Bureau continues to seek changes to the state tax code to conform with the federal government. Farm Bureau director of public policy Amber Hanson-Glaeser says last year efforts in the legislature to bring Minnesota’s Section 179 equipment expensing rule...read more
Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange started the week lower pressured by loses in the cash market. January class III milk futures closed unchanged at $13.99. February down nine cents at $14.13. March down 15 cents at $14.49. April down 17 cents at...read more
The National Pork Producers Council says commerce has been mostly uninterrupted in the pork industry during the government shutdown. “U.S. packing plants employ about 500,000 workers and without FSIS being deemed essential, those employees and facilities would have...read more
A significant winter storm will affect the area starting Friday afternoon and continuing through Saturday. Unlike the last winter storm, the snow from this storm will be of the dry, fluffy type. Additionally, winds will be stronger and will create drifting snow with...read more
Due to “reasons beyond his control,” Kevin Cerar will be closing Cerar’s Barnstormer Steakhouse and Catering via the restaurant’s Facebook page. “The future is uncertain at this time. However, I am working diligently to come up with a solution for the possibility of a...read more
**Due to inclement weather, the Knox Winter Jazz Series (originally scheduled for January 12) has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 27. Brazilian singer and guitarist Luciano Antonio returns to Knox College's Winter Jazz Series to present two free public events on...read more
Our January School Spotlight is United High School led by Principal Amy Schmitz: “We had such an enjoyable first semester. We are just seeing students come to school every day, making great choices, taking care of business, and making the most out of their high school...read more
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LMP Agency will host a session at the library to help individuals navigate the world of life insurance. The class will focus on ages up to 45 during the first half, and then on ages after 45. At the Warren County Public Library, 62 Public Square.
Meeting to be held in the Supervisor of Assessments office, second floor, Warren County Court House.
Recommended for ages birth to 5, but all ages welcomed. Theme will be colors. At the Warren County Public Library, 62 Public Square.
Meet and greet at 6:30pm. Movie begins at 7:30pm. Q & A following the movie. At the Orpheum Theatre, 57 S Kellogg St in Galesburg.