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Agenda for Tonight’s Monmouth City Council Meeting

PUBLIC HEARING  Date: Monday, August 19, 2019              Time:  5:45 p.m.            Location:  100 East Broadway Monmouth, Illinois CDBG Grant Application                    COUNCIL MEETING  Date:  Monday, August 19, 2019                 Time:  6:00 p.m.        Location:  100 East Broadway Monmouth, Illinois  COUNCIL AGENDA (All meetings are conducted according to Robert’s Rules of Order with a Parliamentarian present) CALL TO ORDER &…
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Monmouth-Roseville High School Showcases New Musical

The Monmouth-Roseville High School is hosting the ‘Back to the 80s’ musical this week. The Show will be held on Friday night at 7pm and a Saturday matinee will be held at 1pm at the Monmouth-Roseville High School auditorium. Artists such as Madonna, Bon Jovi, and Starship will be covered, along with a wide variety…
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Warren County YMCA Is Preparing for Dancing For Dreams

The Warren County YMCA is hosting the 12th annual event, ‘Dancing For Dreams’. The event is being held on Saturday, September 21st. Doors open at 5 pm, and the event starts at 6 pm. ‘Dancing for Dreams’ is hosted at Crossing Church in Monmouth. Tickets for the event are $30, with proceeds going to the…
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Monmouth College’s New Students Begin the Next Chapter in Their Stories

Monmouth’s freshmen and transfer students are from 181 high schools and 22 colleges in 16 states and 11 countries Saturday, Aug. 17, marked the start of a new chapter in the stories of nearly 300 new students at Monmouth College. Freshmen and transfer students who were not already on campus for summer research and fall…
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Galesburg Police Chief Announced

The City of Galesburg has selected Captain Russell Idle to fill the position of Galesburg Police Chief, effective September 9, 2019. Idle replaces long-time Chief, David Christensen, who has worked for the Galesburg Police Department (GPD) for over 36 years and served as Police Chief since 2006. Christensen announced his upcoming retirement in May 2019,…
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New Innovations Being Welcomed This Fall Semester at MC

With a new fall semester starting Wednesday, new equipment, renovations, and academic programs are being welcomed to Monmouth College as well. Grier Residence Hall, one of the oldest buildings on the Monmouth College campus, is celebrating its first full year after renovations. Grier Hall was re-dedicated last Spring. A Computer Numeric Control machine will be…
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A New Fall Semester Begins at Monmouth College

A new Fall semester is beginning at Monmouth College on Wednesday, August 21, with 296 new students enrolled at the College. Monmouth College has an estimated 925 to 930 students currently enrolled. 450 of those students have moved in over the course of two weeks. New faculty has also been added in Psychology, Engineering, Mathematics,…
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Community Partners To Showcase Nitrogen Research, Best Management Practices During Field Day

The Illinois Farm Bureau, together with the Warren-Henderson County Farm Bureau, Tri-County Cattleman’s Association and University of Illinois (U of I) Extension will host a field day Friday, Aug. 30 to showcase research efforts to improve nitrogen use efficiency. “Our final summer 2019 field day is a great opportunity for local farmers and researchers to…
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Child Pornography and Sex Assault FELONY ARREST

Illinois State Police (ISP) officials announce the arrest of James E. Haley, age 44 of Viola, Il, for one count of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Assault (Class X Felony),  14 counts of Child Pornography (Class 1 Felonies), and one count of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse (Class 2 Felony).  On June 13, 2019, ISP Investigators were requested…
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Swing for a Cure Softball Tournament This Weekend

The fourth annual Swing for a Cure softball tournament is taking place this weekend at the Warren County YMCA softball fields. The tournament raises money each year to a family who has been impacted by cancer. The proceeds for this year’s tournament will go to the Blake family. Their daughter Josie is currently battling Acute…
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Diabetes Education Coordinators to Work Under New Title

Diabetes education coordinators, like Tina Canada at OSF Holy Family Medical Center in Monmouth, will soon have a title change. The American Association of Diabetes Educators are changing the Diabetes Education Coordinator title to Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. Canada explains why. “A lot of people don’t want to be educated. They feel like if…
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Monthly Diabetes Support Group Coming to OSF August 26

OSF Holy Family Medical Center in Monmouth is hosting its monthly Diabetes Support Group Monday, August 26 at five pm in the Wellness Classroom at OSF. The support group is free and no registration is required. An optional meal of soup, salad, and dessert will be served for five dollars. Tina Canada, Diabetes Education Specialist…
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