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University of Illinois Requests Data from Farmers to Better Understand Unique Growing Year

Researchers and Extension Specialists from University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences are asking Illinois growers to share basic planting, harvest, and yield data with the college to learn from the extraordinary growing conditions experienced this year. “What we have is a giant, unplanned, and involuntary experiment that is being conducted by…
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Bob’s TV 60th Anniversary Fall Open House

Bob’s TV and Home Furnishings in Stronghurst, Illinois will be having their 60th Anniversary Fall Open House on Monday, October 28th and Tuesday, October 29th. Owner Lori Hamilton says this will be the best buys of the year on everything they carry: “We carry the traditional furniture line, of course, and then we do floor…
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CSC Hosting Safe Halloween Night

The Carl Sandburg College Alumni Association is hosting a safe Halloween night at the campus in Galesburg. Alumni Relations Specialist Kim McIntire says the event is open to everyone: “Come to campus and we will actually be proving goodie bags to the first 150 people and some giveaways and then candy. You can door to…
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The Galva Arts Council Prepares for Christmas

The Galva Arts Council will be hosting a Christmas Wreath & Tree Festival during the annual Old Fashion Christmas festivities. This year the Arts Council decided to bring back the beloved mini trees along with the beautiful wreaths. The Arts Council needs volunteers to pick up and decorate their choice of a wreath or mini-tree…
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Announcing the Opening of the Stoneware Museum of Monmouth, IL

A unique private collection featuring over 800 pieces of Western Stoneware, including Monmouth and Weir pottery, will be on display in the new Stoneware Museum of Monmouth, Illinois. The grand opening of the museum will be held over the weekend beginning today at 10 am. Curator Carol Parrish previews items that can be seen at…
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College to Host Symposium on Medieval Japan, Wind Ensemble Concert

Monmouth College to host symposium on medieval Japan on Oct. 26 Monmouth College history professor Michelle Damian will be one of the featured speakers at a symposium on medieval Japan, which will be hosted on campus Oct. 26. Titled “Travel, Trade, and Trauma in Medieval Japan,” the symposium will begin at 2 p.m. in the…
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Galesburg Pedestrian Struck by Train

On Monday, October 21, 2019, at 8:26 pm Galesburg Police were dispatched to the BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) tracks in the area of E. North and N. Chambers streets where it had been reported that a pedestrian had been struck by a train. On arrival, a witness stated that this incident had occurred on…
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City Council Meeting Summary 10.21.2019

Next City Council Meeting – November 4th, 2019 at 6:00 PM Official Minutes available at www.cityofmonmouth.com 1– Presentations Or Citizen Inquiries No presentations were made to Council this evening. 2- MFD Monthly Report – Chief Rexroat • Training for the month involved a walkthrough and pre-planning for the Americold (Formerly Cloverleaf) facility on North 6th…
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Enroll In The Conservation Stewardship Program

The five year Conservation Stewardship Program with the Natural Resources Conservation Service allows you to build on your existing conservation efforts while strengthening your operations. District Conservation Cathy Froelich says there is substantial financial gain by using this program: “It will help you learn how to put some money toward planting cover crops, if you…
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Howloween 5K Run/Walk This Sunday

Western Illinois Animal Rescue is hosting a Happy Howloween 5K run/walk on Sunday, October 27th with registration beginning at 9 am followed by the race at 10 am. Glenda Ehlen, organizer of event, details how the day will go: “We will have our 5K run/walk followed by a costume party for pets and children. We…
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Dental Health Importance

Having good dental hygiene begins at a young age. Dr. Najee Harris, from Eagle View Community Health System, advises parents need to promote good dental hygiene in their children, beginning with their baby teeth: “Common misconception is that all their baby teeth are going to fall out. It doesn’t even make a difference. That is…
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Bus Drivers Needed for Abingdon Head Start

Head Start are looking to fill part time bus driver positions. The school Head Start is focusing on filling these jobs is in Abingdon. Head Start will pay a prospective driver to enroll in CDL classes if they do not have a license. Family Advocate in Galesburg Jenny Cox says working hours for bus drivers…
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