Mike Weaver

State Fire Marshal Reminds Illinoisans to Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

By Mike Weaver / November 3, 2017 / Comments Off on State Fire Marshal Reminds Illinoisans to Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

Use the Extra Hour this Sunday to Change and Test the Batteries in Your Smoke Alarm CHICAGO – The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) today asks Illinoisans to take an extra few minutes this weekend to change and test the batteries in their smoke alarms while setting their clocks back an hour. Clocks…

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Update to October 30th, 2017 Armed Robbery of Citizen’s National Bank, Roseville, IL

By Mike Weaver / November 3, 2017 / Comments Off on Update to October 30th, 2017 Armed Robbery of Citizen’s National Bank, Roseville, IL

  A sketch of the suspect involved in the October 30th, 2017 armed robbery of Citizen’s National Bank was produced by an Illinois State Police sketch artist based on witness information. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 35 to 45 years old, 5’3” to 5’8”, sandy/blond colored hair, sandy/blond colored mustache and/or…

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Knox College Choir Concert, Nov. 5

By Mike Weaver / November 3, 2017 / Comments Off on Knox College Choir Concert, Nov. 5

The Knox College Choir is going worldwide — performing selections in eight languages at its Fall Concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, November 5, in Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, on the Knox campus in Galesburg, Illinois. The concert is free and open to the public. “The Knox College Choir is always…

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Police still looking for man that robbed bank in Roseville

By Mike Weaver / November 2, 2017 / Comments Off on Police still looking for man that robbed bank in Roseville

At approximately 3:20 PM, October 30th 2017, an armed robbery occurred at the Citizen’s National Bank, located at 100 South Main Street, Roseville, IL. No one was injured. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 40 years old or older, 5’3” to 5’8”, sandy colored hair, possibly a mustache and/or facial hair, wearing…

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Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Marilynne Robinson to Speak at Knox 10/23/17

By Mike Weaver / October 18, 2017 / Comments Off on Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Marilynne Robinson to Speak at Knox 10/23/17

Author Marilynne Robinson, who was awarded a 2012 National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama for “her grace and intelligence in writing,” will visit Knox College on October 23 at 4 p.m. in the Muelder Reading Room of Seymour Library. The event, which is free and open to the public, will conclude the year-long series…

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Finely recognized with Robin Orr Spirit Award

By Mike Weaver / October 18, 2017 / Comments Off on Finely recognized with Robin Orr Spirit Award

Amy Finely was recognized with the Robin Orr Spirit Award for her work in community nutrition education around Knox County. Amy has served over 20 years as an advocate for healthy lifestyle education. She works with community organizations to reach out to participants of all ages. Amy received the award for demonstrating the same passion,…

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Superintendent John Asplund Holding District 205 Vision Meetings

By Mike Weaver / September 1, 2017 / Comments Off on Superintendent John Asplund Holding District 205 Vision Meetings

District 205 will be holding community engagement meetings at various locations throughout Galesburg to gather input on what members of the community would like to see the school district look like going forward. Dr. John Asplund Superintendent Wednesday, September 6th: 6:30pm Galesburg Public Library 40 E. Simmons Street Tuesday, September 12th: 9:30am St. Patrick’s Catholic…

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Prime Beef Festival Pageant September 2nd at Dahl Chapel

By Mike Weaver / August 31, 2017 / Comments Off on Prime Beef Festival Pageant September 2nd at Dahl Chapel

The Warren County Prime Beef Festival begins with our Princess Pageant held this Saturday before Labor Day. This group of 2017 contestants are now hard at work on this season’s pageant. In alphabetical order they are: Sarah Colbrese, Jordan Copeland, Laine Ferguson, Courtney Fisher, Vada Gregory, Bailey McKeown, Madelyne Plate, Chloe Russell, Kaylee Trego, Alejandre…

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The Warren County CEO Program Announces New Facilitator

By Mike Weaver / August 31, 2017 / Comments Off on The Warren County CEO Program Announces New Facilitator

The City of Monmouth is one of the founding sponsors of the new Warren County CEO Program, a business education course for juniors and seniors at United and Monmouth-Roseville high schools. http://cityofmonmouth.com/index.php  

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Stronghurst Fall Festival September 16th

By Mike Weaver / August 31, 2017 / Comments Off on Stronghurst Fall Festival September 16th

9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday, September 16th at Stronghurst Village Park.  City wide yard sales, vendors in the Park, bounce  houses, kids’ train rides, food by the Stronghurst Boosters, pumpkins, mums and fun. The Blue Room Band will play classic Rock and Roll from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m..

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