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Sandburg Donates Supplies From Health Professions Programs to Knox Co. Emergency Management Agency

By pwsadmin / April 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Sandburg Donates Supplies From Health Professions Programs to Knox Co. Emergency Management Agency

Carl Sandburg College recently donated supplies from its health professions programs to the Knox County Emergency Management Agency in an effort to help medical professionals and first responders treating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The equipment came from materials typically used by students and instructors in Sandburg’s nursing, medical assistant, phlebotomy, nursing assistant and dental…

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Illinois SNAP Recipients will Begin Receiving Maximum Benefit Amounts this Week

By pwsadmin / April 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Illinois SNAP Recipients will Begin Receiving Maximum Benefit Amounts this Week

Customers do not need to call or visit an office; Increased SNAP benefits will be loaded directly on Link cards The Illinois Department of Human Services announced today that more than 450,000 Illinois households will receive additional Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits beginning this Tuesday, April 8th. All who are eligible for the additional…

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McDonough Power Cooperative Assists Communities with PPE Funding

By pwsadmin / April 6, 2020 / Comments Off on McDonough Power Cooperative Assists Communities with PPE Funding

McDonough Power Cooperative Board of Directors met remotely for their regularly scheduled monthly board meeting in March to discuss cooperative business. Among the items discussed included how to assist those organizations which are being directly affected by the Coronavirus outbreak.  It was decided by the Board of Directors to donate $2,500 to the McDonough County…

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2007 MRHS Graduate Zac Weber, WBBM Newsradio Editor Covering COVID-19 in Chicago

By pwsadmin / April 6, 2020 / Comments Off on 2007 MRHS Graduate Zac Weber, WBBM Newsradio Editor Covering COVID-19 in Chicago

Monmouth native, Zac Weber is the morning editor at WBBM Newradio in Chicago. Following obtaining a masters degree from Loyola University in Chicago, the 2007 Monmouth-Roseville High School graduate has been with WBBM since 2013. He was promoted to morning new editor in late 2016. Zac lives in downtown Chicago and says Chicagoans have adapted…

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Lyle L. “Bud” Davis

By pwsadmin / April 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Lyle L. “Bud” Davis

Lyle L. “Bud” Davis, 91, died peacefully at his home in Galesburg, Illinois Friday morning, with loving family at his side.  Bud was born in 1928 to Karl and Gladys Davis of Fisher, Minnesota and he was a graduate of Fisher High School. In 1952, Bud’s guard unit was called to active duty, and he…

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Clara M. Price

By pwsadmin / April 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Clara M. Price

Clara M. Price, age 71, of Little York, Illinois, passed away at 5:20 PMon Sunday, April 5, 2020 at her residence. She was born on December 27,1948 in Monmouth, Illinois, the daughter of Chester and Katie (Philpott)Hathaway. Clara attended school in Kirkwood and attended Monmouth High School. On November 5, 1966, Clara married John James…

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Roy Dean Akin

By pwsadmin / April 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Roy Dean Akin

Mr. Roy Dean Akin, 78 of Galesburg, died at 7:33 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2020 at his home. He was born June 23, 1941 in Griggsville, Pike County, Illinois, the son of Charles A. Akin, Sr. and Erma Alene Brooke Akin.  He married Karen Bobb on October 22, 1970 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  She preceded him…

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Gertrude H. “Trudy” Johnson

By pwsadmin / April 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Gertrude H. “Trudy” Johnson

Gertrude H. “Trudy” Johnson, 93, of Galesburg, died at 7:31 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2020, in Seminary Manor. She was born March 10, 1927, in Neponset, Illinois, the daughter of Bruno and Margaret (Arlt) Block.  She married Stuart Carter on December 27, 1946, in Kewanee, Illinois.  She later married Donald E. Johnson on March 2,…

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Norman G. “Norm” Crittenden

By pwsadmin / April 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Norman G. “Norm” Crittenden

Norman G. “Norm” Crittenden, 80, formerly of Galesburg, died at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Ankeny, Iowa. He was born December 4, 1939, in Henderson, Illinois, the son of Gerald L. and Blanche (Folger) Crittenden.  He married Mary F. Gottlieb on February 13, 1965, in Galesburg.  She preceded him in death August 26,…

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Four Cornerstones for Agriculture in Uncertain Times

By pwsadmin / April 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Four Cornerstones for Agriculture in Uncertain Times

From Bill Even, National Pork Board CEO The world is no longer what it was a few short weeks ago. It is unnerving to see empty grocery store shelves, shuttered schools, steep drops in the commodity and stock markets, people hoarding hand sanitizer and more – all due to coronavirus. There are no guidebooks to…

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