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‘A Death at Tippitt Pond’

Retired teacher and local author, Susan Van Kirk, will be promoting her new novel ‘A Death at Tippitt Pond’ with...
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‘A Death at Tippitt Pond’

Free Smoke Detectors Available from the Fire Department

The Monmouth Fire Department is offering free smoke detectors to Monmouth residents. The detectors, which have been donated by the...
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Free Smoke Detectors Available from the Fire Department

Gearing Up for Halfway to Freezing for Food to Help Provide for the Community

Just a short two weeks away, Halfway to Freezing for Food is slated to take place at Save A Lot...
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Gearing Up for Halfway to Freezing for Food to Help Provide for the Community

U.S. Corn Planting Is Waaaaaaaaaaaaay Behind, USDA Says

Less than half of the corn is in the ground. By Mike McGinnis 5/20/2019 DES MOINES, Iowa — U.S. corn...
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U.S. Corn Planting Is Waaaaaaaaaaaaay Behind, USDA Says

Monmouth’s Downtown Being Revitalized

The Monmouth City Council has teamed with 353 Court with the goal of revitalizing Monmouth's downtown area. 353 Court, a...
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Monmouth’s Downtown Being Revitalized

City Council Meeting Summary 05.20.2019

Next City Council Meeting – June 3rd 2019 at 6:00 PM Official Minutes available at www.cityofmonmouth.com 1– Presentations Or Citizen...
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City Council Meeting Summary 05.20.2019

Kathy Haas Retiring after 34 Years of Service to Monmouth College’s Athletic Office

Monmouth College's online Redbook officially lists Kathy Haas as "administrative assistant." But during her 34-year career, Haas was much more...
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Kathy Haas Retiring after 34 Years of Service to Monmouth College’s Athletic Office

Mulch & Compost Available at Galesburg Oversized Brush Drop-off Site

Galesburg, IL (May 20, 2019) Galesburg residents have a free resource available to them as they prepare their flower and...
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Mulch & Compost Available at Galesburg Oversized Brush Drop-off Site

Agriculture Update

Mother Nature has not been very pleasant this spring to the farmers. Local farmer and American Soybean Association Chairman, Ron...
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Agriculture Update

Two Peoria Men Charged with Stealing Nearly 100 Guns from Licensed Dealers in Monmouth and Galesburg

PEORIA, Ill. – A federal criminal complaint, unsealed today, charges two Peoria, Ill., men with stealing nearly 100 guns from...
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Two Peoria Men Charged with Stealing Nearly 100 Guns from Licensed Dealers in Monmouth and Galesburg

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Open Table Member Commitment Gathering

May 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Photography Seminar

May 22 @ 5:30 pm

Great Decisions

May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Business After Hours

May 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Galesburg Community Preschool Open House

May 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Jeep Blitz by Steinjager

May 23 @ 6:30 pm
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Jeep Blitz by Steinjager

May 25 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm

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Hurst on stalled disaster bill

Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst says the stalled disaster bill in the House should not have been held up Friday for a lack of border security funding, “No, I mean it’s a disaster bill. It should be concerned with disaster programs for the many disasters...

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Chinn with Trump at reveal of trade aid package

Missouri Agriculture Director Chris Chinn stood by President Trump with other ag leaders at the White House Thursday when he announced $16 Billion dollars in more trade mitigation aid for farmers. Chinn says she’s satisfied with the package, “From everything I heard,...

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More severe weather coming to Corn Belt

There’s more severe weather coming for parts of the Corn Belt this weekend.  Brownfield meteorologist Greg Soulje says it’s a similar system that brought tornadoes and thunderstorms into Missouri and Illinois, “Another weather system expected to congeal, coming out of...

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Another round of weather support

Soybeans were higher on short covering and technical buying, cementing a week to week gain. Beans went back to watching the weather, expecting more planting delays, but also anticipating at least some switch from corn and spring wheat to soybeans. Still, the...

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Hog futures down on cash pressure

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were mostly lower on profit taking and technical selling, along with spread trade and position squaring ahead of the USDA’s Cattle on Feed report. June was up $.37 at $111.17 and August was down $.20 at $107.95. Feeder...

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Little Libraries Coming Soon

Little Libraries Coming Soon

The Warren County Public Library and Warren County Leadership are collaborating with the United Way for the Little Library project and are collecting donations. Books to be donated must be family friendly and languages other than English will be accepted. The Little...

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Jeep Blitz by Steinjager

May 25 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm

Location: Fairgrounds, 21999 Ind Park Road, Bushnell, IL. Fireman's Breakfast, 410 N Dean St in Bushnell from 7am to 10am. Obstacle course, food, accessory vendors from 9am to 4pm. Trail Rides 9:15am to 2:30pm. Last trail ride returns at 3:45pm. Raffle from 4:30pm to 5:15pm. Live music, Buffet at Tellers, 404 E Main St from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Register for all trail rides, tours, and obstacle courses at www.jeepblitz.com.

Silent Home Cemetery Memorial Day Celebration

May 26

Located off 140th Street in Cameron. Jeff Rankin, Monmouth College historian, will be the speaker. The service is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jeanne Robeson at 309-536-0070.

Discovery Depot Honoring Service Men and Women

May 26

Free admission for active military personnel and veterans with ID. At the Discovery Depot in Galesburg.

Jeep Blitz by Steinjager

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location: Checkrow Church, 3587 E Checkrow Road in Avon. Trail rides begin at 9am. Breakfast at Checkrow from 9:30am to 10:15am. Church at 10:30am. And a Country Cruise at 11:30am. Register for all trail rides, tours, and obstacle courses at www.jeepblitz.com.

Kirkwood Firemen Breakfast

May 27 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 am

At the Kirkwood Fire Station. Serving biscuits and gravy, pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, orange juice, and coffee. Free will donation.

Biggsville Memorial Day Services

May 27 @ 10:00 am

The Biggsville American Legion will be conduction Memorial Day services at the Biggsville cemetery. They will be honoring veterans buried in the Biggsville, South Henderson, and Rozetta cemeteries; plus several small cemeteries in the area. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held in the Biggsville community building. Lawn chairs are recommended.

Doc Pogue Memorial Spray Park Stronghurst Opens

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

The seasonal opening. The park will be open everyday through Labor Day. For more information, contact Village Hall at 309-924-1525.

Strom Center Bingo

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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At Storm Center in Monmouth. Prizes, popcorn, and drinks available. Cards are 25 cents each.

Galesburg Kindergarten Round-up

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Galesburg Community School District invites all incoming kindergartners and their families to the 2019-2020 Kindergarten Round-up at the Galesburg High School Auditorium, 1135 W Fremont Street. The district will provide families with valuable information to help with the upcoming transition and have some fun as well! For more information, call 309-973-2000.

Maple Leaf Concert Series: Sons of Serendip

May 28 @ 7:00 pm

Rescheduled concert. At Dahl Chapel on the Monmouth College campus. Tickets are available at mapleleafccs.com, at the door, and at the Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce. $30 per person. Children and students are free.

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