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School Physical and Vaccination Deadlines are Approaching

By pwsadmin / August 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Warren County Department of Public Health stresses the importance of getting your children in for physicals, vaccines, and dental exams. With the school year incoming, many students are required to get physicals, vaccines, and dental exams, and according to Jennifer Link, Director of the Warren County Department of Public Health, the earlier, the better.…

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West Nile Mosquito Population Dropping in Warren County

By pwsadmin / August 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

In a recent survey, the Warren County Public Health Department has identified West Nile positive mosquito numbers are dropping in the Warren County area. The survey was taken in June of 2019, and numbers show that West Nile positive mosquitoes are dropping, and will be gone by first frost. Jennifer Link, Director of the Warren…

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Colleen (Collins) Hyde

By pwsadmin / August 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

“When you die, if you get a choice between regular heaven or pie heaven, choose pie heaven. It might be a trick, but if it’s not, mmmm boy.” -Jack Handy and quoting him, Colleen Hyde On August 20, 2019, Colleen (Collins) Hyde said goodbye to this world and hello to pie heaven. Born February 2,…

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Bustos announces $2.5 million in federal funding for Head Start Programs

By pwsadmin / August 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee – announced a $2,554,997 federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for West Central Community Services, Inc.’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Head Start promotes school readiness for young children from birth to age five by providing…

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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Aug. 20th, 2019

By pwsadmin / August 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Junior High The United Red Storm junior high baseball team hosted Ridgewood in Alexis. Ridgewood exploded for seven runs in the top of the 2nd inning to take a big early lead. The Red Storm scored three runs in the bottom of the 3rd to cut into the lead but a six-run top of the…

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Mike Miller Named to New York Knicks Coaching Staff

By pwsadmin / August 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

According to nba.com, the New York Knicks announced the addition of Westchester Knicks head coach Mike Miller to the Knicks coaching staff for the upcoming season. Miller joins the Knicks after four seasons with the Westchester Knicks, the NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks. Miller, 55 years old, compiled a 108-92 record…

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CSC Volleyball 20th in NJCAA Div. II Preseason Rankings

By pwsadmin / August 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team has made history even before playing its first match of 2019. The Chargers came in at No. 20 in the NJCAA Division II preseason rankings released Monday afternoon, marking the first time in program history that Sandburg has appeared in the first poll of the season. Sandburg opens its…

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Albert Louis Florence

By pwsadmin / August 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

Albert Louis Florence, 91, of Galesburg, formerly of Oak Run, died at 5:44 p.m. Thursday, August 8, 2019, in Seminary Manor. He was born October 22, 1927, in Chicago, the son of Joe and Anna (Panegasser) Florence.  He married Gloria E. Graffis in 1944, in Wheaton. He is survived by his wife of 75 years,…

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John Phillip Kreigh

By pwsadmin / August 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

John Phillip Kreigh April 27, 1931 – July 20, 2019 In memory of a life well lived… Phil, as he was known to his family and friends, was the son of Ellen Mastin and John M. Kreigh. Born in Knoxville, Illinois, he grew up on the family farm in Galesburg. He was a proud veteran…

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Warren County Storm Damage Report

By pwsadmin / August 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

***Report Courtesy of City of Monmouth Director of Information Technology and Community engagement***

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