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Superintendent John Asplund Holding District 205 Vision Meetings

District 205 will be holding community engagement meetings at various locations throughout Galesburg to gather input on what members of the community would like to see the school district look like going forward. Dr. John Asplund Superintendent Wednesday, September 6th: 6:30pm Galesburg Public Library 40 E. Simmons Street Tuesday, September 12th: 9:30am St. Patrick’s Catholic…
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Prime Beef Festival Pageant September 2nd at Dahl Chapel

The Warren County Prime Beef Festival begins with our Princess Pageant held this Saturday before Labor Day. This group of 2017 contestants are now hard at work on this season’s pageant. In alphabetical order they are: Sarah Colbrese, Jordan Copeland, Laine Ferguson, Courtney Fisher, Vada Gregory, Bailey McKeown, Madelyne Plate, Chloe Russell, Kaylee Trego, Alejandre…
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The Warren County CEO Program Announces New Facilitator

The City of Monmouth is one of the founding sponsors of the new Warren County CEO Program, a business education course for juniors and seniors at United and Monmouth-Roseville high schools. http://cityofmonmouth.com/index.php  
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Stronghurst Fall Festival September 16th

9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday, September 16th at Stronghurst Village Park.  City wide yard sales, vendors in the Park, bounce  houses, kids’ train rides, food by the Stronghurst Boosters, pumpkins, mums and fun. The Blue Room Band will play classic Rock and Roll from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m..
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Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Visits Farmers in Alexis

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos visits the Martin farm in Alexis along with the Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau to discuss the 2018 farm bill. Hear the audio now.https://977wmoi.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/bustos8-28-17.mp3
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Upcoming Fall FS Ag Roundtable

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KCFB's Grant Strom Touches on Issue of Dicamba

Dicamba drift has been an important issue for all farmers across the country. Grant Strom, President of the Knox County Farm Bureau, has used dicamba, and believes it can be beneficial. However, mixed opinions on the issue forced Strom to publish a recent article on Farmweeknow.com, titled “The Real Issue in Dicamba Debate.” “I had…
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Prime Beef 5K Changing Locations

The 4th Annual Fall Festival 5K hosted by the Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau will have a change in location this year. President of the Farm Bureau Jared Kunkle discussed the reasoning behind the move. “This year, it’s been changed from out at the Prime Beef Festival to out by Monsanto here south of town. They’re letting…
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MC's Erika Buckley Helps International Students Grow

Adjusting to college is always tough. Now, just imagine traveling overseas to attend a college in a city you’ve never explored before. Erika Buckley, Director for International Student Services at Monmouth College, does her best to help international students acclimate themselves to both the school and their new hometown. “Our goal is inclusion, growth, and…
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Toland Previews Adaptive Grazing Event

Local farmers have a unique opportunity to hear from one of the top forage grazing experts in the country next week. Dr. Allen Williams will visit Toland’s River Oak Ranch on Tuesday, Aug. 29th at 5:00 p.m. to explain adaptive grazing, it’s benefits, and how to maximize profits. Trevor Toland, former Illinois Beef Association President…
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City Employees Discuss Latest Monmouth News

A trio of city employees stopped by to discuss current events and issues involving Monmouth; City Administrator Lew Steinbrecher, Mayor Rod Davies, and Police Chief Joe Switzer. Steinbrecher discussed Monday night’s City Council meeting, where an agreement was reached to allow the Fire Union to store an antique fire truck at the city’s north fire…
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