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Brian M. Patnode

By pwsadmin / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Brian M. Patnode, 17, of Monmouth, IL passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 10:02 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Medical Center Peoria, IL.  He was born Friday, March 8, 2002 in Aurora, CO. Brian is survived by his mother, Pat Patnode of Monmouth; siblings, Mark Eaton of Brighton, CO, Gail Trembly of Littleton, CO, Susan…

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Helen Patricia “Pat” Lowery

By pwsadmin / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Mrs. Helen Patricia “Pat” Lowery, 72, of Galesburg, Illinois died 10:12 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2019 at her son’s home in Galesburg.  She was born November 8, 1946 in Forrest City, Arkansas to William Henry and Lillian (Powell) Gray.  She married Terry L. Lowery April 9, 1965 in Galesburg.  He preceded her in death October…

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Beverly Leona Bellamy

By pwsadmin / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Beverly Leona Bellamy, 86, of Galesburg, died at 9:53 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Heartland Health Care, Galesburg. Cremation rites will be accorded.  A celebration of life will be held Friday, July 19, 2019 from 5-7 PM, at the Thomas Legacy Center, 1849 N Seminary St., Galesburg.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Watson Thomas…

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Michael E. Stowe

By pwsadmin / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Michael E. Stowe, age 48, of rural Knoxville, Illinois, died at 1:36 A.M. on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at his home. He was born on August 15, 1970 in Spring Valley, Illinois, to William Edwin and Mary Frances (Real) Stowe. He attended ROWVA High School and graduated with the class of 1989. He was married…

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American Legion Baseball Postseason Gets Underway

By pwsadmin / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Postseason play gets underway tonight for Sr Legion baseball teams around the state of Illinois. The District 14 tournament, which includes Monmouth, Rock Island, Moline, Milan and East Moline, is hosted by Milan Post 569 and will take place at Sherrard High School. The District 15 tournament, which includes Abingdon, Oneida, Canton, Peoria, Limestone and…

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Midwest Conference Academic All-Conference

By pwsadmin / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

GRINNELL, Iowa ─ The Midwest Conference (MWC) announces its Academic All-Conference honorees for the 2018-19 academic year, which includes 1,469 student-athletes representing ten core institutions and two affiliates in twenty sports. The criteria to be recognized as a MWC Academic All-Conference selection includes having satisfied a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.33, which is calculated…

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IHSA, NFHS Network & Quincy Media join to form new IHSA State Championship Network

By pwsadmin / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) and digital broadcast partner the NFHS Network are proud to announce a new partnership with Quincy Media, Inc. that will create a statewide television and digital network to carry IHSA State Final broadcasts live during the 2019-20 school year and will continue on for the 20-21 and 21-22 school…

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Cheer on your favorite team with fellow Scots!

By pwsadmin / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

We may cheer for opposing teams, but we’re all Fighting Scots! Toss on your Monmouth gear and head to the Lakeview Baseball Club to watch the Chicago Cubs face the St. Louis Cardinals.   Lakeview Baseball Club Saturday, September 21 Doors Open 12:20 p.m. First Pitch 1:20 p.m. $80 per person   3633 N. Sheffield…

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United School District Has Nearly 1,000 Students Enrolled

By pwsadmin / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

The United School District has 940 students enrolled for the upcoming school year, Superintendent Jeff Whitsitt says. High School enrollment currently stands at 249 students, which is low according to Whitsitt. Whitsitt also says that United will be in Class 1A for athletics. Whitsitt gives an overview of how many students are enrolled by class.…

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Illinois Hemp Industry is Growing

By pwsadmin / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

The volume of applications to grow and process hemp, and the number of acres permitted to farm it, has exceeded expectations. Over 1,000 applications to grow and process hemp, and almost 20,000 acres have been permitted since the Illinois Department of Agriculture began accepting applications on May 1. Illinois Director of Agriculture John Sullivan tells…

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