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Area Students Named as 2021-2022 ISAC State Scholars

By pwsadmin / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Area Students Named as 2021-2022 ISAC State Scholars

ISAC is pleased to recognize these Illinois high school students who have been named 2021-22 State Scholars for their outstanding academic achievement. Scholars are listed alphabetically under the high school they attend. Monmouth-Roseville High SchoolAlcala, CarlosAllen, BethanyBirditt, LeviHofmann, ClaraHuston, RyleyPinedo, KaylaSerpico, AllisonVera, Dailenis United CUSD #304Brokaw, BridgetFuller, CatherineHootman, MakailaHorner, RileyInsalata, JacobSperry, Kaylan West Central High…

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City of Galesburg Transit Offering Free Rides on Earth Day

By pwsadmin / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on City of Galesburg Transit Offering Free Rides on Earth Day

City of Galesburg Transit is offering free rides on Thursday, April 22, 2021, in recognition of Earth Day. All rides on City of Galesburg fixed route and paratransit vehicles will be free all day. “The City of Galesburg Transit knows the benefits that public transit has on individuals, families, communities, and businesses,” said Pamelyn Usher-Miller,…

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Monmouth College’s Celebration of Earth Day Includes Talk on Eliminating Carbon Emissions

By pwsadmin / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Monmouth College’s Celebration of Earth Day Includes Talk on Eliminating Carbon Emissions

 It’s always been wise to take good care of the only planet we inhabit, but that idea took on added significance in 1970 when the modern environmental movement was born and Earth Day was established. Monmouth College will extend the annual observance of Earth Day on April 22 to an Earth Week celebration, bookended by…

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No New Information Yet on J&J Vaccine Says WCHD Administrator Jenna Link

By pwsadmin / April 21, 2021 / Comments Off on No New Information Yet on J&J Vaccine Says WCHD Administrator Jenna Link

Anyone aged 16 and up in Illinois is now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Warren County Health Department Administrator Jenna Link reiterates the purpose of the vaccine is to help minimize COVID symptoms: “The purpose of the vaccine is not to eliminate COVID, just very similar to our flu vaccine. It should help minimize…

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Laura S. Ruhl

By pwsadmin / April 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Laura S. Ruhl

Laura S. Ruhl, 67, of Galesburg, passed away unexpectedly at 5:32 a.m. Sunday, April 18, 2021, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Laura was born February 1, 1954, in Galesburg, the daughter of Delbert and Shirley (Courson) Chambers.  She married Michael Dawson on August 3, 1971 in Galesburg.  She later married Stanley M. Ruhl…

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Frank J. Vazzano

By pwsadmin / April 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Frank J. Vazzano

Frank J. Vazzano, 74, passed away after a 4-year battle with cancer and he wasn’t happy about it. Frank was born and raised in Chicago, to Leonard and Dorothy (Panos) Vazzano.  He is survived by two sons, John (Kim) Vazzano of Florida and Anthony Vazzano of Colorado.  Frank is also survived by his significant other,…

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Macomb man facing sexual abuse charge

By pwsadmin / April 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Macomb man facing sexual abuse charge

The Macomb Police Department reports the arrest of an individual for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse.Macomb Police received a report that 24-year-old Bryan Matthews was having sexual conduct with a 16-year-old minor. During the course of the investigation, Macomb Police Investigators determined that Matthews engaged in inappropriate electronic communication and physical contact with the victim, which…

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GHS moves to remote learning

By pwsadmin / April 20, 2021 / Comments Off on GHS moves to remote learning

Galesburg High School and Galesburg High School North students and staff has moved to remote learning. The switch to remote learning will last through Sunday, May 2nd. This decision was made with the cooperation of the Knox County Health Department.Students will log in to their google classrooms for instruction. The instructional schedule will remain the…

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Monmouth Chamber Executive Director David Wise Planning Several Events this Summer for the Monmouth Community

By pwsadmin / April 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Monmouth Chamber Executive Director David Wise Planning Several Events this Summer for the Monmouth Community

The Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for an event filled summer after having to cancel several events last year due to the pandemic. One weekly event to be held is the Farmers Market. Executive Director David Wise says the event will now be held Friday evenings in Downtown Monmouth from 5 to…

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Abingdon-Avon Athletic Director Reid Kelso Ready to Make the Transition to “Normal” Spring Sports

By pwsadmin / April 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Abingdon-Avon Athletic Director Reid Kelso Ready to Make the Transition to “Normal” Spring Sports

The Abingdon-Avon Tornado non-traditional spring sports season is coming to a close, which means the traditional spring sports season is ready to get started. The Tornado football ended their season two weeks early and the volleyball and soccer teams are nearing the end, as well. Up next…..baseball, softball and track and field. Those three sports…

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