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Galesburg Fall Clean-up Days

Galesburg Fall Clean-up Days – Next Week Contact: Galesburg Planning & Public Works Department Phone: 309/345-3619 Galesburg, IL (September 11, 2018) The City of Galesburg will hold clean-up days September 17 – 21, 2018. Residents are encouraged to clean out attics, garages, basements and backyards by getting rid of any large unwanted items. During this…
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Upcoming Events at Monmouth College

News from Monmouth College For more information contact: Duane Bonifer 309-457-2321, dbonifer@monmouthcollege.edu Upcoming events at Monmouth College MONMOUTH, ILL. (09/11/2018) Chicago artist Christine Rojek to present sculpture workshop at Monmouth College Chicago-based artist Christine Rojek will present a free sculpture workshop at Monmouth College on Sept. 13. Open to the public, the three-hour workshop will…
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Freshmen Make History at Monmouth College

News from Monmouth College For more information contact: Duane Bonifer 309-457-2321, dbonifer@monmouthcollege.edu Freshmen Make History at Monmouth College Julia Oakson, Shannon Wilbourne Named Monmouth College’s Inaugural William J. and Beverly Goldsborough Scholars MONMOUTH, ILL. (09/11/2018) Two Chicagoland residents are making history at Monmouth College. Julia Oakson of Lombard and Shannon Wilbourne of Chicago have been…
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Farm 2 Fork Meal at WIU

September 6, 2018 Farm 2 Fork Meal Set for Sept. 26 MACOMB, IL — Keep your friends close and your farmers closer. To celebrate – and recognize – the importance of local foods, the Western Illinois University Sustainability Committee and Sodexo at WIU will co-host the second annual Farm 2 Fork, a locally- produced meal,…
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Cornelius Seed Acquires Munson Hybrids Retail Business Across Illinois and Southern Wisconsin

Cornelius Seed Acquires Munson Hybrids Retail Business Across Illinois and Southern Wisconsin September 10, 2018 Cornelius Seed is excited to announce that we have acquired the retail sales rights of Munson Hybrids in Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. This will combine the retail businesses of two independent family-owned seed companies with a long history of outstanding…
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2 Arrested in Walgreens Armed Robbery

Galesburg Police Department Press Release Galesburg, IL (September 10, 2018) Monday, September 10, 2018, at 4:28 a.m., Galesburg Police Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at Walgreens Pharmacy, 844 West Fremont Street, Galesburg, IL. The first officer on the scene confirmed the robbery report and that all suspects had departed. The officer…
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Monmouth College Rises in U.S. College Rankings

News from Monmouth College For more information contact: Duane Bonifer 309-457-2321, dbonifer@monmouthcollege.edu Monmouth College Rises in U.S. News & World Report College Rankings Investments in Academic Programs Boost Monmouth’s National Reputation MONMOUTH, ILL. (09/09/2018) Strong leadership and a major investment in academic quality have helped Monmouth College continue its ascent in U.S. News & World…
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Western to See Nearly $10 Million for Campus Repairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE State capital funding released for WIU projects Western to see nearly $10 million for campus repairs MACOMB, Ill. — Sept. 7, 2018 — More than $57 million in capital funding has been released to colleges and universities statewide with $9.5 million going to Western Illinois University (WIU) as part of the Fiscal…
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Jordbruksdagarna is Back Again!

9-10-18 Press release for immediate release Bishop Hill, IL Jordbruksdagarna is Back Again! BISHOP HILL, Ill. – You don’t have to say “Jordbruksdagarna” to know what it means: food, music, dancing, games, crafts, and much more at Bishop Hill. The annual fall festival (pronounced yord-brooks-DAH-ga-na) takes place Saturday September 29 and Sunday September 30, 2018.…
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St. Ledger Celebrated for 45 years of Service to Monmouth College

News from Monmouth College For more information contact: Duane Bonifer 309-457-2321, dbonifer@monmouthcollege.edu St. Ledger celebrated for 45 years of service to Monmouth College faculty, students MONMOUTH, IL (09/07/2018) Nancy St. Ledger didn’t expect to receive a permanent position when she was hired in 1973 to be a part-time secretary for Monmouth College’s chief fundraiser. But…
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Carl Sandburg College Corporate and Leisure Fall Schedule

The Corporate and Leisure College at Carl Sandburg has released their fall schedule, including multiple day trips and history classes, for those interested to attend. Director Stacy Rucker shares their first fall day trip will take place on September 29th to Princeton, IL: “For that one we will take a historical tour of Princeton aboard…
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Parkinson's Support Group

Monday September 10th at the Warren County YMCA, will be the first night of the Parkinson’s support group, hosted by Marsha Parrish, who explains her backstory: “I’m starting this because my husband has Parkinson’s, diagnosed in 2006. We had gone to Rock Steady in Macomb, a few years ago, and just developed a really sense…
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