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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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Raising Awareness for Alzheimer's

On Saturday September 29th, at Lake Storey in Galesburg, the Alzheimer’s Association will be hosting a fundraiser walk to raise awareness about the ailment. If you have never been a part of this event, Kelsey Moore, Special Events Manager with the Alzheimer’s Association, explains what it is all about: “The walk to end Alzheimer’s is…
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Field Report from Agronomist Craig Allaman

Agronomist at Munson Hybrids, Craig Allaman, recently tested a pair of fields west of Monmouth. Around here the average bushels per acre are generally between 160 to 180 bushels. Allaman reports more on his findings out in the field: “We had really good soil conditions. It was warm. We didn’t have pounding rains. Everything came…
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City Council Meeting Minutes for 9/4/18

City Council Meeting Summary 09.04.2018 Next City Council Meeting – September 17th, 2018 at 6:00 PM Official Minutes available at www.cityofmonmouth.com 1– Presentations Or Citizen Inquiries No citizen inquiries or presentations tonight. PROCLAMATION – Chamber Of Commerce Week A proclamation was made recognizing September 10th through the 14th as Chamber Of Commerce Week. The proclamation…
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Monmouth College FusionFest V

News from Monmouth College For more information contact: Duane Bonifer 309-457-2321, dbonifer@monmouthcollege.edu FusionFest V on Sept. 7-8 will ease Monmouth students into campus theatre scene MONMOUTH, IL (09/04/2018) For the fifth consecutive year, Monmouth College will open its theatre season with a 24-hour play festival that also serves as an icebreaker for a new group…
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Galesburg Parks and Recreation Events

The Galesburg Parks and Recreation has great family events coming up for all to be involved with. Coming up this Saturday is the Monarch Migration Festival at the Lakeside Nature Center from 10 am until 3. Recreation Supervisor, Chelsea Moberg, shares what to expect if you have never been to the event: “We have a…
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New Bridgeway Services

Bridgeway in Galesburg has recently been awarded a grant by the state of Illinois for two new programs. One will focus on substance abuse. Stacy Brown, Vice President of Behavioral Health Services, discusses the goal of the program: “Pull together people from the community to really focus on substance use in our area. The grant…
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2018 Warren County Prime Beef Festival Princess Court

The 2018 Warren County Prime Beef Princess Pageant was held last Saturday and a new court has been crowned. Third-Runner up is Murphy Sage, Second-Runner Up is Alexandria Wise, First- Runner Up is Emma Parkins, and your 2018 Princess is Rachel Williams. Murphy Sage, the daughter of Brian and Laura Sage, is a senior at…
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Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau Update

Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau President Jared Kunkle and Manager Gina Long were recently able to tour a medical cannabis farm, Nature’s Grace and Wellness, in Vermont, IL. Nature’s Grace and Wellness was founded in 2014 by the O’Hern family as part of the Compassionate Care Act of Illinois. The O’Hern’s are 5th generation farmers and were…
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