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Stone-Hayes Offering Vision Services

By pwsadmin / April 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Stone-Hayes Center for Independent Living has received a vision grant and is now able to serve individuals who have low vision, functional low vision, are blind, or experience macular degeneration. Executive Director Vanya Peterson explains the requirements for the program: “There are criteria. Don’t get me wrong. You have to be 55 years or older…

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BCA to Hold Auditions

By pwsadmin / April 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Buchanan Center for the Arts will be holding auditions for their upcoming production, Play On, April 24th and 25th at the Fusion Theater from 7 to 9pm. Executive Director Krystine Gilbert offers more insight: “It’s this really great production about a theater group that is desperately trying to put on a play. There is…

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Haase Embroidery To Remain Open

By pwsadmin / April 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Haase Embroidery will be remaining open. Owner Irv Haase has the details: “We’re not closing. We are looking for a buyer. We have a couple that are somewhat interested. So we are just waiting to see. We have told whoever the buyer will be that we will probably stay on for a little bit to…

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MRHS Performing Arts Boosters Raising Funds for Busch Stadium Trip

By pwsadmin / April 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Monmouth-Roseville High School Performing Arts Booster is selling tickets so the Madrigal Singers of the MRHS class of 2018-2019 can sing the National Anthem on June 6 at Bush Stadium. The St. Louis Cardinals take on the Cincinnati Reds at noon that day. MRHS Performing Arts Booster President Nicole Trego fills us in on…

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City Government Day

By pwsadmin / April 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

The City of Galesburg will once again be hosting the annual day-long City Government Day event that introduces Galesburg High School students to city government. The event, started in 1991, provides students with the opportunity to learn first hand about municipal government. It enables government officials to have contact with students and allows them to…

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24th Carl Sandburg Festival April 25-28 in Galesburg

By pwsadmin / April 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

The 24th Carl Sandburg Festival will take place April 25-28 to honor the life and legacy of the Galesburg-born, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Abraham Lincoln biographer through educational and recreational activities in and around Galesburg. Sponsors for this year’s festival include the BNSF Railway Foundation, Carl Sandburg College, Tri-States Public Radio and Galesburg Broadcasting.…

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City Council Meeting Summary 04.15.2019

By pwsadmin / April 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Next City Council Meeting – April 29th 2019 at 6:00 PMOfficial Minutes available at www.cityofmonmouth.comSupporting documentation may also be found on the City Of Monmouth website Public Hearing for 2019-2020 BudgetMonmouth Resident Hewy Stegal inquired for clarification about the fire departments “other operating costs” line item for $100,450. Administrator Steinbrecher spoke to the use of…

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Drusilla A. Howard

By pwsadmin / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Drusilla A. Howard , 99, of Galesburg, passed away at 12:13 pm Friday, April 12, 2019 at OSF St. Mary’s Medical Center, Galesburg. Drusilla was born March 11, 1920 in Galesburg, the daughter of William and Sophia Carlson Friend.  She married Francis Moran in 1938, he preceded her in death in 1993.  She later married…

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Cynthia L. Lewis

By pwsadmin / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Cynthia L. Lewis, 61, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 10:48 am, Thursday, April 11, 2019 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg. She was born July 7, 1957 in Monmouth IL the daughter of David and Martha (Pullen) Lantz.  She was raised and educated in Monmouth attending Monmouth High School.  She later received her…

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Theodore E. “Ted” Cooper

By pwsadmin / April 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Theodore E. “Ted” Cooper, 94, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 4:15 a.m., Sunday, March 31, 2019 at OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth, IL. He was born on January 27, 1925 in Bald Bluff Township, Henderson County, IL, the son of Lenard E. and Gertrude (Waugh) Cooper.  Ted attended Bald Bluff grade school and…

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