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The Grand Alumni Band Concert

The Grand Alumni Band is back. Not only will they be marching in the Prime Beef Festival Parade, they will be having a concert at Monmouth Park for all to attend. Organizer for the Grand Alumni Band Jim Johnson, shares the motivation behind the event: “We are doing something new this year, which is the…
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Regional Office of Education Job Fair

JODI L. SCOTT Regional Superintendent of Schools jscott@roe33.net LORI LOVING Asst. Regional Superintendent of School lloving@roe33.net Press Release- for immediate release August 13, 2018 Contact: Lori Loving, Assistant Regional Superintendent Regional Office of Education 309-345-3828 or lloving@roe33.net Regional Office of Education #33 to partner with local school districts in Henderson, Knox, Mercer, and Warren counties…
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Warren County Public Library Events

The Warren County Public Library is full of activity during the month of September. Some are recurring events that took place during the last school year, including Story Time, Monmouth College Classics Day, and Lego Parties. Youth Librarian Danielle Morrison, shares details about a family event taking place at the library: “Family Festival, and that…
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County Singer David Ball in the Area

Country singer David Ball was in the area over the weekend. He played Saturday night at the Prairie Players Civic Theater in Galesburg, with proceeds benefiting the Mark and Jeannette Kleine Pediatric Wellness Center. David also has a new album dropping on September 7th, titled Come See Me. He shares the inspiration behind the new…
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OSF Holy Family Healthcare Update

OSF Holy Family Healthcare in Monmouth is still encouraging those that have not filled out a Warren County Health Need Assessment Survey to do so. Community Relations Specialist Amber Wood reports on the importance of taking the survey: “That survey really is a great tool for us to be able to deliver programming and partnerships…
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Monmouth McDonald's Has New Owners

New owners, Trina and Dennis Gendron, have taken ownership of the Monmouth McDonald’s from former owner Mike Luna. “I just want to thank everybody, thank the community. Thank all the people we worked with over the years. It’s been a nice relationship with all the business people. This is a very nice community and a…
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John Glasgow to Lecture on Chinese Culture

John Glasgow, an honors graduate from Monmouth-Roseville high school, will be giving a presentation this Sunday at 4 pm at Faith United Presbyterian Church, 200 S 8th St in Monmouth. His lecture will involve discussion about his trip to China and their culture: “I’d like to talk about, how has the country changed, and what…
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City Council Meeting Summary 8/20/18

City Council Meeting Summary 08.20.2018 Next City Council Meeting – September, 3rd 2018 at 6:00 PM Official Minutes available at www.cityofmonmouth.com 1– Presentations Or Citizen Inquiries No presentations were held tonight. 2- MFD July Report • The fire department provided a standby for the fireworks at Citizens Lake on July 4th. • Firefighters from the…
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Cremation Assistance Foundation

Everyone has the right to a proper burial and that is exactly what the Cremation Assistance Foundation in Galesburg is striving for. Jodi Herr, Assistant Director of the foundation, discusses what the foundation is all about: “It started with my good friend Sue Cunningham and I back in 1981. We were made aware that there…
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Munson's Allaman Discusses 2018 Crop

Harvest is slowly approaching for area farmers. Munson Hybrids Agronomist and local farmer Craig Allaman discussed the latest developments with this year’s crop, including the recent rainfall in the area. “It will put a lot of bushels into the soybean crop. The soybean crop is still trying to fill those pods out — the size…
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Monmouth College Welcomes 2018 Freshmen Class

The official move-in day for new Monmouth College students was held on Saturday. Monmouth College welcomed 280 new students to campus from 22 countries and 34 states. MC President Clarence Wyatt is pleased with the continued growth of the college’s already diverse student body. “28 percent of this class — of this incoming freshman class…
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Bingo Night to Help Galesburg Diaper Bank

Loving Bottoms Diaper Bank in Galesburg distributes diapers to local agencies who help families in need. Lee Ann Porter, Founder and Director of Loving Bottoms, came up with the idea in 2014, spent much of the next year researching about diaper banks, before founding the organization in the fall of 2015. The organization is holding…
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