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Eric Ifft: New Soybean Portfolio

By pwsadmin / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

At the Central & Northern Illinois 2019 Field Day at Bayer in Monmouth, IL, Eric Ifft provided insight in the New Soybean Portfolio. Here is an interview with Eric:

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Matt Sorge: Digital Ag

By pwsadmin / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Central & Northern Illinois Field Day was held at Bayer in Monmouth, IL. Matt Sorge provided a Digital Ag update at the event.

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City of Monmouth Leases Property That Contains Cell Phone Tower

By pwsadmin / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

The City of Monmouth has reached a settlement with a company to lease a tract of land next to the town’s South water tower. The City will receive a lump sum of $291,000 which will be received as a one-time payment. The land currently holds an 80-foot monopole tower and a warning siren. Monmouth Mayor…

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New Business District in Monmouth Officially Approved

By pwsadmin / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

A motion to establish a business district in the West 11th, Highway 34 area of Monmouth was approved recently that will include a Love’s Travel Stop. Three ordinances were approved during the latest city council meeting. The first ordinance was for Love’s to annex the property to the City, the second was to properly establish…

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City of Monmouth’s Sewer System to be Improved

By pwsadmin / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

The City of Monmouth will be conducting an investigation into improving the City’s sewer system. According to a document obtained from the City, “infrastructure failure, sub-par performance, and EPA mandated runoff mitigation has necessitated capital planning.” Project Engineer Jennifer Anders tells us how the project will be funded. “The Illinois USDA has a funding program…

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Street Improvement Bids for Monmouth are Above Expected Allotment: Jackson

By pwsadmin / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Two bids submitted by local construction companies for street improvement in Monmouth exceeded City estimates, according to Public Works Director Andy Jackson. The lowest bid, submitted by Brandt Construction in Milan, was 35 per cent over the budget allotment of $750,000 appropriated by the City. The second bid was by Gunther Construction of Galesburg and…

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2019 Warren County Fair Queens Have Been Crowned

By pwsadmin / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Miss Warren County Fair Queens were named Saturday, July 13. Sydney Killey of Burwick was named Miss Warren County Fair, Aubrey Killey of Monmouth was named Jr. Miss Warren County, and Hayven Rundle of Monmouth was named Little Miss Warren County. Sydney Killey gave some advice to future Warren County Fair queens. “Overall, I…

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Warrant Obtained for Monmouth Residence

By pwsadmin / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

July 16, 2019 The Monmouth Police Department would like to thank Western Illinois Animal Rescue, Monmouth Small Animal Hospital, Galesburg Hospitals Ambulance Service, and the Monmouth Fire Department for their compassionate assistance and logistical support during today’s sensitive incident. The Monmouth Police Department was contacted by several concerned parties regarding a large feline population in…

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Claude Albert Reffett, Jr.

By pwsadmin / July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Claude Albert Reffett, Jr., age 80, of Altona, Illinois, died on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at his home in Altona. He was born on September 30, 1938 in Danville, Illinois, the son of Claude Albert and Barbara (Sanks) Reffett, Sr.  He was reared and educated in the Danville area.  He proudly served his country in…

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Reba Irene Lovan

By pwsadmin / July 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Reba Irene Lovan, 91, of Galesburg, died at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019 at home. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg. Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, followed by a Celebration of Life at 5:00…

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