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Wanda Faye Spinks

By pwsadmin / November 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Wanda Faye Spinks

Mrs. Wanda Faye Spinks, 72, of Galesburg went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at her home. She was born June 13, 1948 in Fallis, Oklahoma the daughter of Floyd L. and Christine D. (Reed) Brannon. She married Curtis Spinks on February 23, 2007 in Galesburg. Wanda is survived by…

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Illinois Surpasses 10 Million COVID Tests

By pwsadmin / November 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Illinois Surpasses 10 Million COVID Tests

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 11,378 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 155 additional deaths. – Adams County: 2 males 80s– Boone County: 2 males 70s, 1 female 80s– Bureau County: 1 female 70s, 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s– Champaign County: 1 female 80s, 1 male 80s– Clay County:…

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Unemployment Rates Up, Jobs Down in All Fourteen Metro Areas in October

By pwsadmin / November 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Unemployment Rates Up, Jobs Down in All Fourteen Metro Areas in October

The number of nonfarm jobs decreased over-the-year in all fourteen Illinois metropolitan areas in October, according to preliminary data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES). The unemployment rate increased over-the-year in all metro areas. The official, BLS approved sub-state unemployment rate and nonfarm…

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Breaking the Tradition of Holiday Gatherings

By pwsadmin / November 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Breaking the Tradition of Holiday Gatherings

For some families, the holidays are the only time of the year they see extended family, so the idea of skipping the trip this year can be a hard decision and it can make for a difficult conversation. OSF HealthCare Behavioral Health Director Luke Raymond says the best approach is to be direct. “Be straightforward,…

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Ervin J. “Bo” Hary Jr.

By pwsadmin / November 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Ervin J. “Bo” Hary Jr.

Ervin J. “Bo” Hary Jr., 62, of Galesburg, died at 7:55 a.m. Monday, November 23, 2020, at home following a brief illness. He was born May 27, 1958, in Anaheim, California, the son of Ervin J. and Bonnie (Cooley) Hary Sr.  He married Gayle Barry on August 12, 1988 in Crow Wing, Minnesota.  She preceded…

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Alabama Coach Nick Saban Tests Positive, Showing COVID-19 Symptoms

By pwsadmin / November 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Alabama Coach Nick Saban Tests Positive, Showing COVID-19 Symptoms

Alabama coach Nick Saban has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not coach Saturday’s game against Auburn. According to a statement released by the university, Saban received the positive test Wednesday morning and is showing “very mild symptoms.” Because Saban is symptomatic, the test will not be categorized as a false positive. “He will follow…

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Illinois, Iowa Tip-off Basketball Season on Wednesday

By pwsadmin / November 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Illinois, Iowa Tip-off Basketball Season on Wednesday

Tenth-ranked Illinois is set to open its season tonight by taking on North Carolina A&T at the State Farm Center. The game is part of a multi-team event that also includes Chicago State and Ohio. All four teams will play three games in three days. The Illini have posted an all-time record of 101-and-14 in…

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Knox College Announces Change in Head Football Coaching Position

By pwsadmin / November 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Knox College Announces Change in Head Football Coaching Position

In a press release from Knox College, Director of Athletics Daniella Irle has announced that Damon Tomeo will not be returning as the Knox College head football coach. In the release Irle said, “Knox College Athletics is sincerely grateful to Damon Tomeo for all he has done for the football program. We wish him, his…

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Ethel Bernice Hoyt

By pwsadmin / November 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Ethel Bernice Hoyt

Ethel Bernice Hoyt, 80, of Wataga, Illinois passed away at 1:45 am Monday, November 23, 2020 at Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville. Ethel was born July 15, 1940 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital the daughter of Jack and Beula (Kunkle) Hoyt. Ethel is survived by a host of cousins and good friends, including her neighbor, Larry…

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CNB President Alex Hardin – ” Low Interest Rates a Great Environment for Borrowers”

By pwsadmin / November 25, 2020 / Comments Off on CNB President Alex Hardin – ” Low Interest Rates a Great Environment for Borrowers”

During this unprecedented year, the government has lowered interest rates to boost the economy. Community National Bank President Alex Hardin anticipates the low interest rates to remain in 2021 and these rates are great incentives for borrowers: “The interest rate environment is the lowest we have seen in quite some time. It’s a great environment…

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