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Seminary Village Health Fair Full of Information for Seniors, Sandwich Generation

Seminary Village’s Annual Health Fair is back again this Wednesday, May 16th, from 9 a.m. to noon. Over 20 healthcare vendors will be in attendance to help both seniors and members of the Sandwich generation learn about their services and plan for the future. Seminary’s Marketing Director Don Luper explains: “It is a one-day event…
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Huge Weekend Ahead for Monmouth College

Monmouth College will cause the City of Monmouth’s population to swell by more than 25 percent this weekend. That’s because the College will hold its 161st Commencement exercises and host two Midwest Conference championships — outdoor track and field, and baseball. Combined, the three events are expected to attract more than 2,500 visitors to town…
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M-R's Educational Offerings Continue to Expand

Monmouth-Roseville Superintendent Ed Fletcher highlighted two significant educational approvals with two area colleges from Tuesday night’s school board meeting – one for students and one for staff. The first being the Walter & Rose Sampson Promise Program through Carl Sandburg College. Fletcher explains: “It’s a really great opportunity for our kids who would say, ‘Well,…
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Martin Urges Farmers to Handle Paperwork

Planting season has kept farmers busy in recent weeks, but that doesn’t mean many farmers don’t have paperwork to take care of. Anne Martin with the Farm Service Agency of Warren County shares some scenarios that might bring farmers into the office: “If you have gained any new farms, we need to know about that.…
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Gilbert and BCA Looking for Honest Feedback

Kristyne Gilbert previewed some events coming to the Buchanan Center for the Arts in the coming months, starting with the 15th Annual Art from the Heartland event from June 5th to July 14th. The 10th Annual 64 Arts Exhibition will follow that on Sept. 11th through Oct. 20th. Gilbert is happy with the progress of…
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City Council Meeting Summary: 5/7/18

City Council Meeting Summary 05.07.2018 Next City Council Meeting – May 21st, 2018 at 6:00 PM Official Minutes available at www.cityofmonmouth.com. 1– Presentations Or Citizen Inquiries – No Citizen Inquiries tonight. 2- Building and Zoning Report – Director Woodward • Zoning has started enforcement measures on a number of properties for tall grass. The limit…
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Galesburg Chamber Emphasizing Small Business Success in May

May is Small Business Month in the United States, so the Galesburg Chamber of Commerce has plenty of exciting events on the slate for the coming days. The first event planned for this Thursday will celebrate the introduction of a new business in Galesburg according to Chamber Executive Director Jessica Linder: “We have a new…
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Opioid Training Hopes to Curb Epidemic

Free opioid training will be offered in Warren, Henderson and Mercer counties during the month of May, and Susan Jensen, Behavioral Health Services Coordinator with Eagle View Community Health System, says that while the opioid epidemic affects many people, there seems to be one prominent group it affects the most: “Right now statistics are showing…
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Brian Grondin, physical therapist at Cottage Rehab and Sports Medicine on the AM 1330/FM 94.1 WRAM Morning Show

Brian vists the WRAM Morning Show studios to talk about knee health. Click HERE for his interview with Vanessa Wetterling
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Monmouth College Forensics Team Takes 2nd in Class, Senior Anthony Adams Places Third in Nation

MONMOUTH, Ill. – Senior Anthony Adams recently capped off a stellar career on Monmouth College’s forensics team by placing third in the nation in impromptu speaking at the National Forensics Association National Championship Tournament.             What’s even more remarkable is that the communication studies major form Chicago entered Monmouth as a forensics novice.             “The…
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Teacher of the Month: May

A duo of instructors from Immaculate Conception School are under the bright lights of our Teacher Spotlight for the month of May! Cynthia Shadensack is a math and science teacher at ICS, but her impact is felt all around the facility according to principal Randy Frakes: “She has been at ICS for over 20 years…
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School Spotlight: May

Immaculate Conception School is the focus of our School Spotlight for the month of May. Principal Randy Frakes shares some details about the Pre-K through 8th grade institution: “ICS has been here for over 100 years, started here in 1914 … you know, a faith-based education. We push our students both academically and in their…
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