LOCAL NEWS

Addleman Foundation Accepting Applications For Grants

The Board of Directors of the Addleman Foundation is currently accepting proposals for grants. Any not-for-profit organization that provides services to residents of Warren County is eligible to submit proposals for funds. The organization should focus its proposal on educational services that it provides to the community, as that will be the focus of the…
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Cheap Meth Has Flooded Western Illinois

“Extremely” cheap methamphetamine has flooded Western Illinois from the South, leading to increased use in the region and making it harder for law enforcement to detect the drug. The influx of methamphetamine, which Warren County Sheriff Martin Edwards says is a tenth of the cost of previous street prices, has led to mental health issues…
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New Scam Underway in Warren County

A paving scam in Warren County has been investigated and has led to an arrest warrant. Warren County Sheriff Martin Edwards says that the scam, which is being operated as unsolicited service, could cost hundreds, or thousands, of dollars more than it is worth. Sheriff Edwards gives insight in what one should if they are…
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Kehoe Eye Care Has Opened in Monmouth

A new eye care center has opened in Monmouth, which has purchased the building, and practice, of Distan and Doyle. Although Kehoe Eye Care is new to Monmouth – the office opened its doors in Monmouth July 15 – the practice has been operating for quite some time in Galesburg, since 1984 to be exact.…
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LOCAL SPORTS

Monmouth, Abingdon and Oneida Legion Baseball Seasons Come To An End In District Tournament Action

The Monmouth Legion Post 136 baseball team’s season came to an end in the loser’s bracket semi-finals of the District 14 Tournament on Saturday morning. Monmouth fell to a red-hot Rock Island Post 200 7-1. Monmouth had beaten Rock Island 3-2 in the first round last Wednesday night. Since that loss, Rock Island has ran…
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Four Monmouth College Tennis Players Earn National Academic Honor

MONMOUTH, Ill. – Four Monmouth College tennis student-athletes – three men and one woman – have been honored nationally for academic excellence by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).       Alex Martin (Glenview, Ill./Glenbrook South) and brothers Joseph Shie and Andrew Shie (Davenport, Iowa/Central) were honored from the men’s team while Natalie Curtis (Arlington Heights, Ill./Hersey) received…
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2019 PCSN Football Broadcast Schedule

Once again this fall, the PCSN will be the home of Monmouth-Roseville, United and Monmouth College football. You can find the Monmouth-Roseville Titans on Sunny 97.7 WMOI every Friday night with the pregame show starting at 6:45, with kickoff at 7:00. AM 1330/FM 94.1 WRAM will be the home of United Red Storm football each…
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Local Athlete Brings Home Gold Medal From World Roller Games

The WRAM Morning Show was visited by 2019 Monmouth-Roseville High School graduate and Team USA Roller Derby member Aaron Blindt. Blindt’s team brought home the Gold Medal in the roller derby competition at the 2019 World Roller Games held in Barcelona, Spain.
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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Henderson County Fair

July 23

DOG OBEDIENCE – 8AM 4-H & JR SHOW GEN PROJECT CHECK IN – 8:45AM 4-H DOG CARE/ CAT CARE – 9:30AM SHEEP, GOAT, SWINE WEIGH-IN – 3-5PM CATTLE WEIGH-IN –…

Rules of the Road Refresher Course

July 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The FREE Rules of the Road Refresher Course is offered by the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office at the Warren County Public Library. A representative from Jesse White’s office will…

Lombard Middle School Online Registration Assistance

July 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Online registration for Galesburg 2019-2020 school year opened April 15th. If you need assistance, help will be available at Lombard, 1220 East Knox Street. For more information, call 309-973-2000.

Henderson County Fair

July 24

FARMER’S BREAKFAST – 6:30AM OPEN SHOW GENERAL PROJECTS – 9AM SHEEP SHOW THEN GOAT SHOW – 9AM FAMILY NIGHT – 6:30PM

Blood Drive

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

At the Knox Agri Center, 180 S Soangetaha Road in Galesburg.

BINGO at Henderson Senior Center

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Located at Schuler Street in Oquawka. Snacks and drink will be served. No charge to play 4 cards. Additional cards are 25 cents each.

Blood Drive

July 24 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

At the First Christian Church, 105 Dwight Street in Kewanee.

Henderson County Fair

July 25

BEEF SHOW – 9AM BUCKET CALF – 1PM 4-H FASHION REVUE – 6:30PM TRACTOR PULL – 6:30PM (ADULTS – $6)

Blood Drive

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

At St John’s Vianney Church, 313 S West Street in Cambridge.

Blood Drive

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

At the Geneseo First Presbyterian Church, 133 E North Street in Geneseo.

OBITUARIES

David Jon “Dave” Grimes

David Jon “Dave” Grimes, 64, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 10:36 p.m., Monday, July 8, 2019 at the OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth. David was born on November 19th, 1954 in Burlington, IA. He graduated from Stronghurst Southern High School in Stronghurst, IL in 1972, and then continued his education at Oral Robert’s…
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Ed S. Neel

Ed S. Neel, 77, of Bushnell, IL passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019, 7:50 a.m. at his home.  He was born Friday, September 19, 1941 in Rusk, TX the son of Jimmy and Mary Boatner.  He married Donna McCann in 1976. Ed id survived by his wife Donna of Bushnell; children, Michele (Kevin) Brentise of…
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John W. O’Daniel

John W. O’Daniel, 74, Monmouth, IL, passed away at 5:09 p.m., Thursday, July 18, 2019 at his home. He was born on May 25, 1945 in Monmouth, IL, the son of James Arrell and Sarahbelle “Talbott” O’Daniel.  John was raised and educated in Monmouth and graduated from Monmouth High School in 1963.  He later attended…
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R. Richard Millar

R. Richard Millar, 71, of Rozetta, IL, passed away at 11:05 p.m., Friday, July 19, 2019 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL. Richard was born August 25, 1947 in Burlington, IA, the son of Robert K. and Madelyn E. (Alcock) Millar.  He attended the Rozetta Grade School, Biggsville Middle School, and graduated from…
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Darrell D. Schoonover

Darrell D. Schoonover, 64, of Galesburg, died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2019 in Roseville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, surrounded by loved ones. He was born June 7, 1955, in Galesburg, the son of Darrell Dean and Charlotte (Lough) Schoonover. He is survived by his brother, Charlie Schoonover of Galesburg; nieces; an aunt…
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Beverly A. Morgan

Mrs. Beverly A. Morgan, 84, of Galesburg, Illinois died 9:42 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Aperion Care, North, Galesburg.  She was born June 14, 1935 in Burlington, Iowa to Louis Aaron and Lela Pearl (Throckmorten) Myers.  She married James S. Battles in 1953 in Galesburg.  She later married Willard “Bud” Morgan January 20, 1962…
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Marjorie A. Krull

Mrs. Marjorie A. Krull, 78, of Galesburg passed peacefully surrounded by her family after a brief battle with Leukemia at 11:33 a.m., Thursday, July 18, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Her warm, sweet, generous spirit will be dearly missed by her husband, Don, of 57 years, her family; and friends alike. She…
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Donald Thielbert

Donald Thielbert, 83, of Galesburg, died peacefully at 2:48 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2019 at Heartland Health Care, with his daughters by his side. Don was born April 13, 1936 in Galesburg, the son of Ralph C. and Lucille H. (Filich) Thielbert. He was married to Terri Turcotte. Together they had two daughters, Cathy (Alan)…
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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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