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State Fire Marshal Reminds Illinoisans to “Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries”

SPRINGFIELD – The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is asking Illinoisans to take a few minutes this weekend to change and test the batteries in their smoke alarms while setting their clocks back an hour. Clocks fall back an hour for Daylight Saving Time this Sunday, November 4. “Daylight Saving Time is a…
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Dickens On The Square Brings Holiday Cheer!

Just four weeks until the major downtown Macomb annual event, Dickens on the Square, A Magical Holiday. The 24th annual Dickens on the Square will be November 30th and December 1st in historic downtown Macomb. Complete with all of your favorites, including horse-drawn trolley rides, living windows, strolling carolers, Disney princesses, and Victorian characters. This…
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Monmouth College to Host Student-led Take Back the Night Event Nov. 6

News from Monmouth College For more information contact: Duane Bonifer 309-457-2321, dbonifer@monmouthcollege.edu MONMOUTH, IL (11/01/2018) Monmouth College students are doing much of the organizing for this year’s Take Back the Night event, which will be Nov. 6. “This year’s event is entirely student-led,” said Monmouth Title IX Coordinator Stephanie Kinkaid, who said the heavy lifting…
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Galesburg Arrest

Galesburg, IL (October 30, 2018) On Tuesday October 30, 2018 at 11:41 am, Galesburg Police responded to a complaint of a subject trespassing at 255 W. Tompkins Street (Moon Towers) Apt #705. When officers arrived, they met with Knox County Housing Authority employees who advised that Dennis M. Little III, who had been banned from…
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Big River Resources: WE PUMP THE GAS DAY

Date: Tuesday, November 6th 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Election Day Who: In association with the Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau, Casey’s General Store, Bayer Agronomy/Learning Center and Sunny 97.7 WMOI. What: Educating Casey’s customers and the Sunny 97.7 WMOI audience about the benefits of using E15 gas in their vehicles as well as promoting agriculture. Where:…
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Monmouth Area Chamber Events

The Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce has a Love Where You Live campaign going on now on their Facebook page. Executive Director Amy Patterson shares more on what this is all about: “If you spend money in Monmouth, take a picture of your receipt. Then all you need to post on our Facebook page is…
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Stay Healthy This Flu Season

Temperatures are dropping and that means flu season is right around the corner. To make sure you stay healthy this winter, the Warren County Health Department has influenza vaccinations available now. Administrator Jenna Link has more: “There are a couple of different options out there. There is a trivalent, which has three different strains of…
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Monmouth-Roseville Drama Club Presents 'Moon Over Buffalo'

The Monmouth-Roseville High School Drama Club will be presenting the comedy Moon Over Buffalo, by Ken Ludwig, this weekend. Assistant Director, Mary Von Cannon, shares more details: “It is about two actors and their daughter and all of their past people. The two main people, George Hay and Charlotte Hay, are in Buffalo New York…
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Boil Order Lifted

CITY OF MONMOUTH Phone: (309) 734-2141 Fax: (309) 734-4943 PRESS RELEASE – For immediate release (BOIL ORDER) 10.30.2018 10:04 AM The boil order for the City Of Monmouth has now been lifted. The 12-inch water main which failed yesterday was repaired around 13:00 hrs the same day. Test samples were provided to our contractor later…
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November Events At The Warren County Public Library

The Warren County Public Library is gearing up for another busy month with multiple activities scheduled on the children and adult sides for November. Some upcoming events on the children’s side include Watch Me Grow, Storytime on Fridays, a Lego Party, and a family festival on Thursday November 15th. Danielle Morrison, Youth Librarian, shares more…
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Knox College Hosts Phi Beta Kappa Lecture on "Religious Minorities in Contemporary Iran: The Politics of Tolerance and Intolerance"

GALESBURG, Illinois — Knox College will host Jamsheed Choksy, Distinguished Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Central Eurasian Studies at Indiana University, on Thursday, November 8, for the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program “Religious Minorities in Contemporary Iran: The Politics of Tolerance and Intolerance.” The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. in…
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Knox College Choir Concert

GALESBURG — The Knox College Choir, directed by Laura Lane, professor of music, presents its Fall Concert at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 4, in Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, on the Knox campus in Galesburg, Illinois. The concert is free and open to the public. The concert features works by Russian,…
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