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Project Santa Program to Continue During the Pandemic

By pwsadmin / September 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Project Santa Program to Continue During the Pandemic

For 37 years, the Western Illinois Regional Council-Community Action Agency’s (WIRC-CAA) Project Santa Program has brought smiles to thousands of children in need living in western Illinois.  While the Coronavirus pandemic is causing the agency to make a few changes, this special program will continue this holiday season.  The Project Santa Program provides a happy…

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W.C. Board Chairman William Reichow Resigns, Mike Pearson to Assume Position

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2020 / Comments Off on W.C. Board Chairman William Reichow Resigns, Mike Pearson to Assume Position

The Warren County Board met on Wednesday, September 16th at the Court House with a variety of topics on the agenda. First, board member Mike Pearson read a letter from Board Chairman William Reichow announcing his resignation from the position as Board President and from the County Board. Mr. Reichow has served as the Chairman…

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Illinois Nearing 5 Million Covid Tests

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Illinois Nearing 5 Million Covid Tests

Public Health Officials Announce 2,120 New Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus Disease Almost 62,00 tests reported in 24 hours SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 2,120 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 20 additional confirmed deaths. • Cook County: 1 male 50s, 1 male 60s, 2 females 70s, 1…

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Flu Season During COVID

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Flu Season During COVID

Planning for one while dealing with the other. Report Courtesy of OSF Healthcare Newsroom, Allison Libby As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s almost time for flu season, which typically runs from October through March. Every year in the United States, upwards of 10-percent of the population gets influenza. That’s roughly 30 million…

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Oquawka Man Arrest Results from Domestic Complaint

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Oquawka Man Arrest Results from Domestic Complaint

Henderson County Sheriff Don Seitz reports on 09/18/2020 at 4:53PM, Henderson County Sheriff Deputies arrested Ethan S. Hand of Oquawka, IL, age: 21, was arrested at a residence in the Village of Oquawka for Aggravated Domestic Battery, Criminal Damage to property over $500.00 and Interfering with a report of domestic violence. Hand was transported to the Henderson…

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Jamieson Community Center Served 9,000 Meals Up From 4,000 Last Year

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Jamieson Community Center Served 9,000 Meals Up From 4,000 Last Year

Despite the numerous temporary shutdowns related to the coronavirus, all programs at Jamison Community Center are now operating reports Director Nancy Mowen, including the Back to School Stars Program, shopping at the Thrift Store, and donations: “We knew that many families were going to be doing remote learning this year, so we sat down as…

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MFD Captain Craig Cozadd Says Students Need to Treat Every Fire Alarm Seriously

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2020 / Comments Off on MFD Captain Craig Cozadd Says Students Need to Treat Every Fire Alarm Seriously

September is Campus Fire Safety Awareness month. Monmouth Fire Captain Craig Cozadd reminds students to treat every fire alarm as if it is an actual fire: “With the amount of personal that we have and if it is a legit situation we have to concentrate on the life and safety of the students first. If…

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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Sept. 17, 2020

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Sept. 17, 2020

Tennis The Galesburg Silver Streak girls tennis team lost to Quincy 7-2. The Streaks picked up a couple of doubles wins. Camryn Anderson and Gwendolyn Allison won at #1 doubles and Kaidence Wilson and Sariah Simmons was victorious at #3 doubles. Cross Country The Galesburg boys and girls cross country teams hosted Alleman at Lake…

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White Sox Clinch First Playoff Berth Since 2008

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2020 / Comments Off on White Sox Clinch First Playoff Berth Since 2008

The Chicago White Sox are headed to the postseason for the first time in more than a decade. Chicago (33-17) has won 11 of their last 13 games overall and have the best record in the American League. The Sox clinched a playoff spot, for the first time since 2008, with Thursday’s 4-3 win over…

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Chicago Bears Entertain Giants Sunday

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Chicago Bears Entertain Giants Sunday

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bears came into the season determined toshow they’re more like the team that won the NFC North in 2018 thanthe one that missed the playoffs a year ago. A narrow escape last week wasn’t exactly a strong openingstatement. Maybe now, they’ll start making a convincing case. The Bears aim to win…

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