LOCAL NEWS

Warren County 911 Asks Residents To Sign-Up To Receive Local Alerts

Warren County Residents Can Now Receive Real Time Public Safety Messages Through Nixle Monmouth, Illinois – Warren County 911 has partnered with Nixle to implement its Community Notification System to alert residents in real-time for localized emergency situations and relevant community advisories. To sign up for this FREE service: Simply text your ZIPCODE to the…
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Matt Repp Memorial Golf Outing Coming in August

The Matt Repp Memorial Golf Outing is Friday, August 10 at the Monmouth Country Club. Proceeds from the outing will help students in the local area to receive scholarships. However, Pat Repp says fundraising efforts have blossomed into more than just giving scholarships. “The initial thought was to just give out scholarships, that’s all we…
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Regular Rainfall, Mild Temperature, Needed for Corn Crops: Coziahr

The bulk of corn crops were planted during the week of June 3, but Troy Cozhiar of Bayer Crop Science says it has come at a price. Coziahr says that the ground was too wet while planting and weather conditions were not ideal when the crops were planted. Coziahr says there is a wide range…
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Monmouth-Area Schools Welcome New Principals

Two new school prinipals have been named in the Warren County area. Katy Morrison, formerly of the Monmouth-Roseville School District, has been named Principal of Harding Primary School, and Jeff Ewing, formerly of Harding Primary School, has been named principal of Monmouth-Roseville High School. Morrison and Ewing give us their stories that brought them to…
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LOCAL SPORTS

Legion Baseball District Tournament Update-Day Two

The Monmouth Post 136 Sr. Legion baseball team will have to fight its way back through the loser’s bracket of their District 14 tournament after dropping a 12-2 decision to East Moline Post 227 last night at Sherrard High School. East Moline only garnered one more hit than Monmouth in the ballgame but drew nine…
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Monmouth-Roseville Jr. High Football Camp

The dates have been announced for the Monmouth-Roseville Jr. High Football Camp. The camp will take place at Monnmouth-Roseville Jr. High in Roseville from Moday, July 29th-Friday, August 2nd from 9-11:30 am. WHAT: Our camp will teach fundamental skills such as passing, kicking, receiving, blocking, route running, and tackling. Campers will be issued and use…
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Legion Baseball Tournament Update-Day One

Following an hour rain delay, the Monmouth Legion Post 136 baseball team upset Rock Island Post 200 3-2 in the first round of the District 14 Tournament on the strength of an outstanding pitching performance by recent Monmouth-Roseville High School graduate Nick Corman. Corman, headed to Monmouth College in the fall, pitched a complete game…
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American Legion Baseball Postseason Gets Underway

Postseason play gets underway tonight for Sr Legion baseball teams around the state of Illinois. The District 14 tournament, which includes Monmouth, Rock Island, Moline, Milan and East Moline, is hosted by Milan Post 569 and will take place at Sherrard High School. The District 15 tournament, which includes Abingdon, Oneida, Canton, Peoria, Limestone and…
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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ImPACT Baseline Concussion Testing

July 19

At OSF HealthCare Holy Family Medical Center, 1000 W Harlem in Monmouth. For ages 13 and up. Test will take 30 to 45 minutes. Sign up is required. Call 309-734-1414…

3 Club Scramble

July 19

At the Oak Run Golf Course. 7am registration. 8am shotgun start. Proceeds to benefit the Knox County Agriculture in the Classroom.

Warren County Fair

July 20 @ 8:00 am

-JR BEEF BREEDING – 8AM -OPEN BUCKET CALF SHOW – AFTER BREEDING -JR STEER SHOW – AFTER OPEN BUCKET -POWER WHEELS DERBY – 4:30PM -FIGURE 8 DEMO DERBY – 5PM…

Strom Center Potluck

July 20 @ 12:00 pm

Plates, silverware, cups/glasses will be furnished. Just bring whatever dish you wish to prepare. After the meal BINGO will be played.

Lunar Landing Learning

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing. Space Shuttle craft. Find out why the moon has so many craters. Learn the phases of the moon. A the Discovery Depot…

Little Cedar Church Ice Cream Social

July 20 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Little Cedar Church in Little York will be having their ice cream social Saturday July 20th. They will be serving home made ice cream, pies, and brownies. Free will offering.

Habitat for Humanity Trivia Night

July 20 @ 5:00 pm

8 to 10 per table. $10 a person. Snacks. Raffle. 50/50. Pre-register at info@habitatknox.org or call 309-343-2242. Doors open at 5pm, trivia starts at 6pm. At the Knights of Columbus,…

“The Mousetrap”

July 20 @ 7:30 pm

By Agatha Christie. Directed by Kenny Knox. Presented by the Prairie Players Civic Theatre, 160 S Seminary Street. Tickets available at prairieplayers.com.

“The Mousetrap”

July 21 @ 2:00 pm

By Agatha Christie. Directed by Kenny Knox. Presented by the Prairie Players Civic Theatre, 160 S Seminary Street. Tickets available at prairieplayers.com.

Ice Cream Social

July 21 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

At the Gerlaw Christian Church, 948 245th Ave in Gerlaw. Free will donation.

OBITUARIES

Nina L. Hanson

Mrs. Nina L. Hanson, 92, of Galesburg, Illinois died Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Marigold Rehab and Health Care Center, Galesburg.  She was born September 19, 1926 in Marietta, Illinois to Phillip Edward “Ed” and Laura (McDermet) Wells.  She married Alvin A. Hanson November 28, 1968 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death September 10,…
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Brian M. Patnode

Brian M. Patnode, 17, of Monmouth, IL passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 10:02 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Medical Center Peoria, IL.  He was born Friday, March 8, 2002 in Aurora, CO. Brian is survived by his mother, Pat Patnode of Monmouth; siblings, Mark Eaton of Brighton, CO, Gail Trembly of Littleton, CO, Susan…
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Helen Patricia “Pat” Lowery

Mrs. Helen Patricia “Pat” Lowery, 72, of Galesburg, Illinois died 10:12 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2019 at her son’s home in Galesburg.  She was born November 8, 1946 in Forrest City, Arkansas to William Henry and Lillian (Powell) Gray.  She married Terry L. Lowery April 9, 1965 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death October…
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Beverly Leona Bellamy

Beverly Leona Bellamy, 86, of Galesburg, died at 9:53 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Heartland Health Care, Galesburg. Cremation rites will be accorded.  A celebration of life will be held Friday, July 19, 2019 from 5-7 PM, at the Thomas Legacy Center, 1849 N Seminary St., Galesburg.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Thomas…
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Michael E. Stowe

Michael E. Stowe, age 48, of rural Knoxville, Illinois, died at 1:36 A.M. on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at his home. He was born on August 15, 1970 in Spring Valley, Illinois, to William Edwin and Mary Frances (Real) Stowe. He attended ROWVA High School and graduated with the class of 1989. He was married…
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Maxine W. Watson

Maxine W. Watson, 93, of Preemption, IL passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 5:32 a.m. at Seminary Manor Galesburg, IL.  She was born Saturday, June 5, 1926 in Greenbush, IL the daughter of Cleo and Bessie (Cafferty) Wallis.  She married John William Watson on July 3, 1949 in the Roseville Methodist Church, he preceded her…
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Claude Albert Reffett, Jr.

Claude Albert Reffett, Jr., age 80, of Altona, Illinois, died on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at his home in Altona. He was born on September 30, 1938 in Danville, Illinois, the son of Claude Albert and Barbara (Sanks) Reffett, Sr.  He was reared and educated in the Danville area.  He proudly served his country in…
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Reba Irene Lovan

Reba Irene Lovan, 91, of Galesburg, died at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019 at home. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg. Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, followed by a Celebration of Life at 5:00…
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Local Spotlight

Warren County 911 Asks Residents To Sign-Up To Receive Local Alerts

Warren County Residents Can Now Receive Real Time Public Safety Messages Through Nixle Monmouth, Illinois – Warren County 911 has partnered with Nixle to implement its Community Notification System to alert residents in real-time for localized emergency situations and relevant community advisories. To sign up for this FREE service: Simply text your ZIPCODE to the…
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Local Military Spotlight: Dyesha Taylor

Monmouth-Roseville Grad, Dyesha Taylor, discusses her transition from high school into the United States military.
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John Sullivan: Government Affairs Update

Bayer Learning Center held the Central and Northern Illinois 2019 Field Day in Monmouth, IL where John Sullivan provided an update on Government Affairs. Listen to John below:
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Eric Ifft: New Soybean Portfolio

At the Central & Northern Illinois 2019 Field Day at Bayer in Monmouth, IL, Eric Ifft provided insight in the New Soybean Portfolio. Here is an interview with Eric:
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Matt Sorge: Digital Ag

The Central & Northern Illinois Field Day was held at Bayer in Monmouth, IL. Matt Sorge provided a Digital Ag update at the event.
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