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
Cross Country The Monmouth-Roseville Titan cross country team hosted their annual Titan Invite at Monmouth Park on Saturday morning. Monmouth-Roseville's Riley Dulin was the boys individual champion, with his teammate Kevin Jurado placing 11th. United's Yovanni...read more
CONWAY, S.C. – Western Illinois scored 45 unanswered points from the second quarter on, rolling to a 52-10 FBS victory over Coastal Carolina. The Leathernecks, who opened with three road games to start the season, improved to 3-0 for the second straight year under...read more
GALESBURG, Illinois—The Prairie Fire football team is off to their best start since 2002 after coming out victorious in an absolute battle against Ripon College. Knox is now 3-0 for the first time in 15 years, and the win was also their first over Ripon since...read more
Events for week of September 25, 2017
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Direct cash cattle markets are quiet and today’s big feature should be the distribution of this week’s showlist. Last week, live trade in the South was mainly at $108, up $2 from the previous week, and business in the North was primarily at $170 to $172, about $3 to...read more
The executive director of the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (A-FAN) says her organization would welcome the opportunity to work with Tyson Foods to find a suitable location for a chicken processing plant in Nebraska. Kristen Hassebrook was...read more
The USDA reports soybean export inspections for the week ending September 21st were more than what’s needed to meet USDA projections for the 2017/18 marketing year. Wheat came out at 499,995 tons, up 31,291 from the week ending September 14th, but down 399,391 from...read more
Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Mark Dorenkamp will be on the ground cover the Minnesota Farmers Union Convention on Saturday, Nov. 18th, 2017 in Minneapolis. Continue reading Minnesota Farmers Union Convention at Brownfield Ag News....read more
Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Ken Anderson will be on the ground for a Credenz Soybean Harvest visit near Giltner, Nebraska on September 26, 2017. Continue reading Credenz Soybean Harvest visit at Brownfield Ag News....read more
Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Ken Anderson will be on the ground reporting from the World Food Prize/ Global Farmer Roundtable October 17-18, 2017 in Des Moines, Iowa. Continue reading World Food Prize/ Global Farmer Roundtable at Brownfield Ag News....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
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…
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 G&M Distributors Conference Room located at 200 N. Linwood Road.
The Center for Youth & Family Solutions will be hosting a Trivia Night at the VFW in Monmouth. Located on the 830 North G Street, the doors will open at 6:00 p.m. followed by trivia starting at 6:30 p.m. $100 per team. There is a 10-player max for each team. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, a cash bar, raffle items, and a cash prize for the winner. For more information, contact Erika Parks at [email protected] or 309-342-1136.