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Teddy Bear Celebrating 30 Year Anniversary

Teddy Bear Child Development Center and Preschool are hosting a fundraiser to celebrate the Preschool’s 30 year anniversary. The event will be on August 3 from five to ten pm at the Biggsville barn at Fairview Acres. Dinner and a silent auction will be held from five to seven, a live auction from seven to…
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Illinois Governor Pulls Two WIU Trustees, Meeting Canceled

There are more questions about who’s running Western Illinois University.  Trustees were supposed to start two days of meetings in the Quad Cities yesterday, but those meetings were canceled when Governor Pritzker withdrew support for two trustees.  The two individuals removed were reported to be Nick Padgett and Jackie Thompson. The chaos comes after Western…
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Construction Ongoing at United

Five different construction projects for United School District are nearing completion, according to Superintendent Jeff Whitsitt. Roofing projects for the old gym and wood shop at the high school are scheduled to be completed by next Friday. A new bus ramp is planned to be completed “within a week”, and HVAC work for the west…
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United School Registration is Around the Corner

United School District are opening online registration for the upcoming school year July 25, with in-person registration scheduled August 8 at United High School. In-person registration will last all through the day on the eighth. United School District Superintendent Jeff Whitsitt gives details on what’s in store for the in-person registration. “That’s our one-day registration…
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Camper Stolen in Henderson County

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public on the person or persons, involved in a theft of a pull behind camper in Biggsville, IL, sometime during the night time hours of Tuesday, July 3rd, 2019, and the early morning hour of July 4th 2019.  The 2005, white, Keystone Zeppelin Camper was…
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Full Time Position Available at Warren Achievement Center

Warren Achievement Center in Monmouth are looking to fill a floor supervisor position in their warehouse. The position is full time with benefits. Sean Cavanaugh of Warren Achievement Center gives us a brief job description for the position. “We have a very big production side of Warren Achievement Center. Blick Art Supplies, for example, we…
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2019 Warren County Fair Pageant This Saturday

The 26th annual Warren County Fair Queen Pageant will be held this Saturday, July 13th at 5:30 p.m. at 5:30 p.m. at Roseville Eldridge Park. The winner receives a $3,000 cash scholarship and other prizes. Outgoing Queens from last year that will say goodbye include: 2018 Miss Warren County Fair Madison Nicole Ballard 2018 WCF…
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Warren County in the Process of Rewriting County’s Zoning Laws

The Warren County Board are considering a rewrite of the county’s zoning laws, County Board member Sean Cavanaugh said Thursday. A rewrite of the zoning laws will cost $28,000, with funding coming from a recently debated wind turbine project, a debate that has faced opposition. The number of wind turbines for the project was reduced…
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Summer: Peak Time for Grill Fires

July is the peak month for grill fires followed by June, May and August Springfield, Ill.- The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) wants to remind all Illinoisans to practice safe grilling techniques this summer. More and more people entertain outdoors during the summer months, leading to the increase of fires caused by…
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Galesburg Police Chief Search

The City of Galesburg continues to progress through the selection process for the next Police Chief, which was initiated in May, when Police Chief David Christensen announced his upcoming retirement. From June through July 8, the City accepted resumes for the position, as well as opened a community survey for citizens to share their priorities…
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Warren Achievers to Showcase Artwork July 17

Artwork recently created by six achievers from Warren Achievement Center during the Learning to Teach program will be on display at the Buchanan Center for the Arts. The exhibition, which takes place on July 17 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, was a unique experience for the achievers. Warren Achievement Center’s Sean Cavanaugh explains. “We…
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“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” Premiering Friday

The Monmouth-Roseville Junior High V.O.I.C.E Program are hosting their summer play Friday and Saturday nights at the Monmouth-Roseville High School Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and the show starts at seven each night. The play, titled “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” will be previewed Thursday for family members of the cast only. Site…
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