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Football Camp Starts Monday

By pwsadmin / July 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Monmouth-Roseville Football Camp starts Monday, July 29 at nine am. There is a $25 fee to participate, and students must have a completed physical and waiver before they can participate. Waiver and physical forms can be found on the Junior High’s website. Eighth grade Football Coach Todd Wetterling says there are no expectations for the…

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Ross Leland Shepherd

By pwsadmin / July 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ross Leland Shepherd, 85, of Oneida, died Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at home. Ross was born December 2, 1933 on the family farm near Rio, the son of Joseph W. and Ethel (Robertson) Shepherd.  He married the love of his life, Patricia Ruland on June 27, 1954 in Galesburg.  They enjoyed almost 55 years of…

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Alice L. West

By pwsadmin / July 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Mrs. Alice L. West, 91, of Las Vegas, Nevada, formerly of Galesburg, Illinois, died 7:10 a.m. July 17, 2019 in Las Vegas.  She was born January 3, 1928 in Galesburg to Austin G. and Maude S. (Olson) Scott.  She married Glen “Bing” W. West May 10, 1946 in Burlington, Iowa.  He preceded her in death…

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2019 Henderson County Queens Have Been Crowned

By pwsadmin / July 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

This week, the Miss Henderson County fair queens were named on Sunday, July 21st at the Raritan Opera House. Abby Dowell was named Miss Henderson County, Hanna Carnes was named Jr Miss Henderson County, and Islia Rodeffer was named Little Miss Henderson County. Outgoing queen, Kaitlyn Caine had advice to any future Henderson County Fair…

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Daniel Neil Steele

By pwsadmin / July 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Daniel Neil Steele, 70, of Galesburg, died at 11:50 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria. Dan was born July 16, 1949 in Galesburg, the son of Chester Glenn and Lela Myrtle (Taggart) Steele.  Dan is survived by his longtime companion, Cheryl Galloway of Galesburg and her daughter, Daleanne (Clayton)…

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The Great Balloon Race Returns This Weekend

By pwsadmin / July 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

The 19th Annual Great Balloon Race kicks off in Galesburg at Lake Storey Friday afternoon around 3 p.m. with events throughout Saturday and Sunday morning. There will be tons kids’ activities, craft vendors, and food up until the first balloon launch and night glow at dusk. Jackie Saul, coordinator of the event, shares why her…

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Market Alley Music Days Tomorrow

By pwsadmin / July 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

The next installment of Market Alley Music Days will take place tomorrow from 11:30 to 1 outside of Market Alley Wines. Musical entertainment will be provided by Bill Maakestad. Executive Director of the Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce Amy Patterson, shares what is on the menu: “The Evening Lions will be there with pulled pork,…

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Helen B. Stewart

By pwsadmin / July 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Helen B. Stewart, 78, of Galesburg, died at 6:21 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2019 at home. Visitation will be 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Watson Thomas Funeral Home and Crematory, Galesburg.  Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m.  Pastor John Carlson will officiate.  Burial will be at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens,…

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Carol D. (Gittings) Sharp

By pwsadmin / July 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Carol D. (Gittings) Sharp, 89, of Galesburg, died at 12:42 p.m. Monday, February 4, 2019 in Rosewood Care Center. Cremation was accorded.  Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2019 in East Linwood Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to OSF St. Mary Medical Center.  Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel…

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Marilyn F. Kruse

By pwsadmin / July 23, 2019 / 0 Comments

Marilyn F. (Jones) Kruse, 94, of Rozetta, IL, passed away at 9:59 pm, Monday, July 22, 2019 at Seminary Manor, Galesburg, IL. She was born October 22, 1924 in Monmouth, IL, the daughter of Russell Fielding and Edna Kezia (Duke) Jones.  Marilyn grew up on the family farm near Monmouth, returning to that farm after marriage.  She…

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