Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico have been devastated by hurricanes in recent months. With that destruction comes people that need help. That is where the American Red Cross comes in. Carissa Doyle, the Major Gift Director for the organization's local chapter, talked...read more
A couple of exciting events will be taking place in Galesburg in the coming days. This Saturday, Sept. 23rd, the first ever Food Truck & Art Festival, which was organized by the Young Professionals of Galesburg, will start at 11:00 a.m. and last until 7:00 p.m....read more
Prairie State Legal Services of Galesburg provides legal services for low-income individuals and seniors in the counties of Knox, Warren, Henderson, and McDonough. Attorney Tracey Mergener described some of the work that her organization does to help those in the...read more
Area High School Volleyball and Football Conference Standings as of games played on Sept. 21st, 2017
Volleyball Standings: Conf rec. West Central Conference North Division 1 Monmouth-Roseville (4-1) 1 Macomb (4-1) 3 Illini West (2-1) 4 Camp Point Central (1-3) 5 West Hancock (0-5) West Central Conference South Division 1 Payson-Seymour (1-0) 2...read more
MONMOUTH, Ill. - One thing is certain when Monmouth meets Macalester for the first time in program history on Saturday: a team named the Scots will win the game slated for a 1 p.m. kickoff in Minnesota. The Scots of Monmouth (1-1) and the Scots of Macalester...read more
Volleyball Full night of volleyball games in the Lincoln Trail Conference last night as they commenced week three of league play. The United Red Storm improved their overall record to (11-2) overall and (3-0) in the LTC with a 25-9, 25-16 victory over (1-2)...read more
Events for week of September 18, 2017
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Across the Corn Belt, showers are confined to the upper Great Lakes region. Elsewhere, very warm, dry weather is ideal for developmentally delayed corn and soybeans. On September 17, corn was at least 15 percentage points behind the 5-year state average maturation...read more
Recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria continues across Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, although locally heavy showers, pockets of flash flooding, and widespread power outages are disrupting clean-up efforts. Meanwhile, a cold front continues to advance...read more
The 2017 soybean harvest is underway for a farmer south of the Twin Cities. Brent Mohn of Lakeville says the field being combined Friday was planted the 15th of May. “The soybeans we’re in today definitely got hit by some white mold. They’re still yielding fair. ...read more
At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle futures closed higher on short covering. Some support also came from the anticipation of Friday’s placement number, however that did not happen. Wholesale beef prices have stabilized some this week and are also providing...read more
Soybeans were higher on commercial and technical buying, posting a positive week to week finish. Mexico bought 190,000 tons of 2017/18 U.S. beans, continuing the recent hot streak of sales. Mexico is the second biggest buyer of U.S. beans, after China, but has only...read more
DuPont Pioneer says its Cry1F trait, Herculex I Bt, no longer protects corn against the western bean cutworm. Cry1F was a corn borer toxin to begin with, not a western bean cutworm toxin, according to Chris DiFonzo, an extension entomologist at Michigan State...read more
Your Monmouth-Roseville Titan Athlete of the Week is senior volleyball player, Kaylee Woodard. Kaylee was oustanding at the net and at the serving line for her team last week. She smashed 11 kills against Macomb and then scored 21 points in 3-set victory over...read more
Shawn Temple, Mitch McVey and Jackson Kane take a look at the past week in West Central Illinois sports and take a look at the week ahead on After The Whistle on AM 1330/FM 94.1 WRAM Click here for Episode...read more
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos visits the Martin farm in Alexis along with the Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau to discuss the 2018 farm bill. Hear the audio now.http://977wmoi.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/bustos8-28-17.mp3read more
Love Travel Centers Charity Golf Outing. All proceeds go to the Children Miracle Network, University of Iowa Stead Children Hospital. This outing will be located at Laurel Greens Golf Course - Highway 150, East of Knoxville. $50 per player/$200 per team. Steak dinner included. Hole prizes. Drawing prizes. Best ball scramble. Call 309-289-2805 and ask for Derek or Jason to sign up.
Join us for a praise concert benefitting Camp Kidz, an enriching summer camp program for children with disabilities. The event will be held at First Presbyterian Church, located at 101 N. Prairie St. in Galesburg. A free will offering will be accepted at the event.
Physicians from OSF Holy Family Medical Center in Monmouth will be at the Monmouth Country Club to meet and greet patients and members of the community. The cocktail and appetizer reception will feature medical professionals from these fields: Podiatry, Orthopedics, Surgery, OB/GYN, Pulmonology, Neurology, and Cardiology. To RSVP, please call Kelly Kendall at 309-734-1605.
The Galesburg school district is looking to gather input from community members on what they would like to see going forward. This installment of the meetings will be at the Discovery Depot Children's Museum located at 128 S. Chambers Street.
The Galesburg school district is looking to gather input from community members on what they would like to see going forward. This installment of the meetings will be at the Northwoods Church Auditorium located at 940 W. Fremont Street.
Greater Burlington has been selected as a host destination for season 11 of Fireball Run: Big Country. The Amazon Prime streaming series is scheduled to film the live event September 26 - 27, 2017. The public is invited to attend events held in downtown Burlington to help us show off our community pride. In addition to the public events, missions for the teams to complete will take place at various locations throughout the community. More information will be released as…
Don't miss out on this opportunity to buy a chance and win some cash while helping people with disabilities! Drawing will take place at September 26th Board Meeting, need not be present to win. Tickets may be purchased from any staff or board member. Ticket price is $5 each or 5 tickets for $20. Located 39 North Prairie Street, Galesburg, IL.
Join Downtown Galesburg on Seminary Street to welcome the contestants of the Amazon TV series, Fireball Run, as they arrive in Galesburg! Mayor Pritchard will be presenting the show with keys to the city at 1 p.m. after the contestants arrive. While you're downtown, view the array of interesting vehicles the contestants are driving along with classic cars presented by the Knox County Car Club and enjoy live music.
When: Tuesdays 1:30 to 3:30 and Thursdays 3:00 to 5:00, starting Tuesday, February 21 Where: Jamieson Community Center, Community Room, 1025 S. 2nd Street, Monmouth, IL 61462 Description: Community members, ages 14 and older, are invited to attend afternoons of games, friends, and fun. Games Galore is a new program offered through Jamieson Community Center that is a mixture of board games, puzzles, card games, and other recreational activities. It is an open-door program so that individuals may come and…
Since 1981 Great Decisions has operated as a forum where the public and the academic community can freely meet in a congenial setting and talk about world affairs. Wednesdays, From January 25- March 22, 7:30 P.M., at Monmouth College's Center for Science and Business, Moot Board Room. The program coordinators and hosts are Mohsin Masood (457-2113) and Ira Smolensky (457-2102), either of whom will be happy to provide further information When Wed Mar 1, 2017 7:30pm – 8:30pm Central Time…