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Local Teacher Receives Grant for School

United West Elementary received an unexpected wonderful Christmas gift this year. It began back in early August when Library Technology Coordinator Trish Bertelsen nominated Emily Higbee, Kindergarten teacher, and Katie Fry, 1st Grade teacher, for the Dollar General Suave Help Write Their Life Stories Contest. “I nominated Katie Fry and Emily Higbee for a competition…
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Disposal of Christmas Trees

Disposal of Christmas Trees Contact: Becky Jollay, Associate Planner City of Galesburg Phone: 309/345-3614 Galesburg, IL (December 27, 2018) Recycle your natural Christmas tree at the drop-off site sponsored by Lowe’s, Waste Management and the City of Galesburg’s Public Works Department. Beginning the day after Christmas and ending January 4th, natural Christmas trees can be…
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IDNR Reminds Snowmobilers to Focus on Safety This Winter

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is reminding snowmobile operators and riders to use caution and focus on safety this winter when conditions are right for snowmobile riding. “Every year throughout the state, our officers respond to accidents involving snowmobiles, many of which could have been prevented had reasonable and proper precautions been taken,”…
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IDNR Reminds Anglers to Keep Safety in Mind When Ice Fishing This Winter

Review life-saving safety measures before heading out on the ice If you’re planning to go ice fishing in Illinois this winter, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) wants you to review life-saving safety measures before heading out of the ice, drilling a hole and dropping a line. “The IDNR cannot stress enough the importance…
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Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau News

The Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau attended their Annual Meeting earlier in December and had discussion on two major topics, recreational marijuana and gun control. President Jared Kunkle, has more on what was discussed: “The point of the delegate session is to put resolutions and bylaws in place so that the Illinois Farm Bureau knows where to…
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Monmouth College, Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation Create Unique Scholar-in-Residence Program

Almost 150 years after its founding at Monmouth College as one of the first women’s fraternities in the nation, Kappa Kappa Gamma is again breaking new ground in Monmouth. Monmouth College and the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation have created an innovative and creative scholar-in-residence program that will build upon an already strong relationship between the…
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News from Monmouth College

For more information contact: Duane Bonifer 309-457-2321, dbonifer@monmouthcollege.edu Hinck’s research on foreign media earns him Monmouth College’s prestigious Gundersen Award MONMOUTH, IL (12/18/2018) A Monmouth College professor whose research benefits the U.S. government is the recipient of the College’s Gundersen Junior Faculty Scholarship Award. Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Robert Hinck received the prestigious award…
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2019 Certified Livestock Manager Training Workshops Announced

Training is a Requirement of the Livestock Management Facilities Act The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) along with the University of Illinois Extension Service is hosting Certified Livestock Manager Training Workshops for 2019. In 2019, there will be 11 workshops held throughout the state. These workshops provide Illinois livestock producers the manure management training they…
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Bustos Announces Federal Dollars for Lead Abatement, Encourages Illinoisans to Apply for Grant Funding

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced federal funding for lead abatement that will be available to families in Galesburg and across Illinois. The funding will come through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – specifically, the Lead Hazard Reduction Program (LHRP) and HUD’s Healthy Homes funding. “Today’s news is welcome and overdue for folks…
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Sheriff Edwards Reports on the Warren County Jail Reopening

After a long tough search, the Warren County Jail has grown their staff of just two Correctional Officers up to nine, in the expectancy of the jail to reopen in early January. Warren County Sheriff Martin Edwards reports the jail has been undergoing improvements over the past several months with hopes to ensure the reopening:…
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Two Henderson County residents facing burglary charges

Henderson County Sheriff Steven P. Haynes releases the arrest of Dustin A. Huss of Dallas City, IL, age: 29 and Ashley J. White of Oquawka, IL, age: 18 for Burglary from motor vehicles and theft over $300.00 by a Henderson County Deputy Sheriff. On December 18th, 2018 at 12:30AM, Dallas City Police Department conducted a…
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City Council Meeting Summary 12.17.2018

City Council Meeting Summary 12.17.2018 Next City Council Meeting – January 7 th , 2018 at 6:00 PM Official Minutes available at www.cityofmonmouth.com 1– Presentations Or Citizen Inquiries No citizen inquiries were conducted tonight. 2- MFD Monthly Report – Chief Rexroat • The department was invited to participate in training with employees from Smithfield Foods.…
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