Jackson Kane

Two New Officers and New Casey's Highlight City Council Meeting

By Jackson Kane / September 6, 2017 / Comments Off on Two New Officers and New Casey's Highlight City Council Meeting

The Monmouth City Council proudly swore in two Monmouth City Police Officers during their regular city council meeting this week. Sergeant Joe Bratcher was promoted to MPD Lieutenant, and Investigator Brandon Blackman was promoted to MPD Sergeant. Monmouth City Clerk Susan Trevor performed the oath of office. Both officers were supported by a good crowd…

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New Programs the Focus for Warren County Public Library

By Jackson Kane / September 6, 2017 / Comments Off on New Programs the Focus for Warren County Public Library

Danielle Morrison with the Warren County Public Library dropped by to discuss some upcoming programs for the library. From “Tiny Tots” for toddlers, to teen escape rooms for teenagers, to resume building classes for adults – the library has something for people of all ages. “We want to offer as many programs and events for…

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Bridgeway's Brown Says Speak up About Suicide

By Jackson Kane / September 6, 2017 / Comments Off on Bridgeway's Brown Says Speak up About Suicide

World Suicide Prevention Week starts on Sept. 10th and lasts until Sept. 16th. Stacy Brown, Vice President of Behavioral Health Services at Bridgeway, urges people to talk about mental health, not just this week, but whenever they feel the need. “Nobody ever hesitates to talk about their uncle, or their grandfather who has diabetes. They…

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Theatre Professor Zank Talks Fusion Fest

By Jackson Kane / September 5, 2017 / Comments Off on Theatre Professor Zank Talks Fusion Fest

Ron Zank, Assistant Professor of Theatre at Monmouth College, came by to promote upcoming events at the College. Fusion Fest was the focus of Zank’s theatre program updates – an event that puts theatre students’ quick thinking to the test. “Our students actually write plays in 24 hours. We’ll get the playwrights together with directors…

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PBF Princess Pageant Royalty Talk About Experience

By Jackson Kane / September 5, 2017 / Comments Off on PBF Princess Pageant Royalty Talk About Experience

Plenty of talent and beauty took the stage at Monmouth College’s Dahl Chapel last Saturday night for the 2017 Prime Beef Festival Princess Pageant. Here is this year’s court: “My name is Grace Young. I am your 2017 Warren County Prime Beef Festival Princess. My parents are Brian and April Young. I go to Monmouth-Roseville…

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68th Annual Prime Beef Festival Schedule

By Jackson Kane / September 5, 2017 / Comments Off on 68th Annual Prime Beef Festival Schedule

The 68th Annual Prime Beef Festival kicked off on Saturday night with the Princess Pageant at Monmouth College’s Dahl Chapel. The Festival’s Parade will start at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6th, followed by an amazing list of events throughout the rest of this week and the weekend. ⦁ Tuesday September 5, 2017 ⦁ 4:00-6:00…

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Cavanaugh Promotes Leadership Luncheon

By Jackson Kane / September 1, 2017 / Comments Off on Cavanaugh Promotes Leadership Luncheon

Sean Cavanaugh with West Central Leadership Inc. stopped by to promote the upcoming Leadership Luncheon. Each year, the organization brings someone from the area that has gone on to achieve amazing things in life back to Monmouth to give a presentation on their life. This year’s keynote speaker is someone near and dear to Cavanaugh’s…

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Upcoming Fall FS Ag Roundtable

By Jackson Kane / August 30, 2017 / Comments Off on Upcoming Fall FS Ag Roundtable

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KCFB's Grant Strom Touches on Issue of Dicamba

By Jackson Kane / August 28, 2017 / Comments Off on KCFB's Grant Strom Touches on Issue of Dicamba

Dicamba drift has been an important issue for all farmers across the country. Grant Strom, President of the Knox County Farm Bureau, has used dicamba, and believes it can be beneficial. However, mixed opinions on the issue forced Strom to publish a recent article on Farmweeknow.com, titled “The Real Issue in Dicamba Debate.” “I had…

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Prime Beef 5K Changing Locations

By Jackson Kane / August 25, 2017 / Comments Off on Prime Beef 5K Changing Locations

The 4th Annual Fall Festival 5K hosted by the Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau will have a change in location this year. President of the Farm Bureau Jared Kunkle discussed the reasoning behind the move. “This year, it’s been changed from out at the Prime Beef Festival to out by Monsanto here south of town. They’re letting…

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