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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Former IFB president had a lifelong passion for America and agriculture.read more
A series of poorly organized disturbances will traverse the country during the next several days, delivering widespread, generally light rain and snow. In the West, precipitation will taper to scattered rain and snow showers, although chilly conditions will persist...read more
Across the Corn Belt, bitterly cold weather covers the upper Midwest, where Friday morning’s low temperatures ranged from 0 to -20°. Cold, breezy weather prevails across the remainder of the Corn Belt, with snow showers confined to the upper Great Lakes region. On...read more
Members get individual instruction helping them learn new technology.read more
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
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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All you can eat chocolate buffet. Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the door. To be held at the Prairie Players Theater, 160 S Seminary St in Galesburg.
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.
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.
Monmouth-Roseville High School will host a community blood drive, 325 W First Ave inside the High School Gym.
The Galesburg Civic Art Center will host GREAT BOWLS OF SOUP, their 11th annual winter fundraiser, on Thursday, February 21, 5-7pm at the Knights of Columbus. Tickets - $20 per person – are available for purchase at the Art Center or Innkeeper’s Coffee. Tickets are limited to the amount of handmade bowls generously donated by local artisans, be sure to purchase your tickets early! VIB early entry tickets are SOLD OUT. All proceeds benefit the FREE exhibition and arts education…