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City Council Meeting Summary 12.03.2018

City Council Meeting Summary 12.03.2018 Next City Council Meeting – December 17th, 2018 at 6:00 PM Official Minutes available at www.cityofmonmouth.com 1– Presentations Or Citizen Inquiries Amy Patterson with the Chamber Of Commerce thanked the City for all their support during the event that was held last weekend called Christmas On The Square. She spoke…
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The Galesburg Express

The Third Annual Galesburg Express will take place this Saturday December 8th. Jessica Linder, Executive Director at the Galesburg Chamber of Commerce, highlights some of the events: “Kicking off the day is breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Clause. Then we have the Reindeer Ramble Fun Run, which will start down town. There will be a…
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Lucia Nights in Historic Bishop Hill

Bishop Hill invites you to join the Lucia Nights celebration on Friday December 7 and Saturday December 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. This Swedish tradition is based on a legend of Saint Lucia, Queen of Light. Girls in Sweden today wake their families on December 13th carrying a tray of Lucia buns while dressed…
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M-R High School Illinois State Scholars

Monmouth-Roseville High School is pleased to announce that eleven students from the M-R graduating class of 2019 have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars. The eleven outstanding students named as 2019-2020 Illinois State Scholars are: Mackenzie Connell, Matthew Durdle, Mallory Jones, Abigail Newcomb, Ashley Pearson, Ashlyn Quinn, Murphy Sage, Opal Scott, Tala Tablshat, Zane Tibbetts-Zesbaugh,…
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Monmouth College to Rededicate Grier Hall on Dec. 4

Monmouth College will rededicate one of its oldest residence halls on Dec. 4. The rededication ceremony for Grier Hall will be held at 4 p.m. in the lounge of the building, which is located at 320 N. Ninth St. Grier Hall was closed at the end of the 2017 fall semester to undergo a top-to-bottom…
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IDOA Pumps Brakes on Proposed Adams County Hog Operation as Approval Questions Mount

‘More Information needed’ as application fails majority of state’s criteria for approval; community group Save Adams County issues community call to re-do public hearing ADAMS COUNTY, IL––NOVEMBER 29, 2018––The Illinois Department of Agriculture has halted a new CAFO request in Adams County and has requested additional information in The Notice of Intent to Construct (NOITC)…
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Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau Update

This weekend, members of the Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau will attend the Illinois Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting in Chicago. Manager Gina Long has more: “One of the neat things about the annual meetings, is that is where the policies for our organization is set. So the policies that we support our events in regard to the…
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Juvenile arrested for Disorderly Conduct-School Threat @ West Central

Henderson County Sheriff, Steven Haynes releases that a juvenile has been arrested for Disorderly Conduct-School Threat. On Wednesday, November 28th at 2:00pm, Deputies arrested the juvenile in connection with a threat made to the West Central School. The Sheriff’s Office was made aware of the threat over the school’s Thanksgiving break. Deputies interviewed several witnesses…
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Monmouth-Roseville Madrigal Dinner

The Monmouth-Roseville Madrigal Dinner is kicking off tonight at 7pm, with shows on Saturday evening at 7pm and again on Sunday at 2pm. Chorus Director Kevin Ferry, shares more about the theme for this year: “The king is looking for a queen, and has until the end of the show to find her. The evil…
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2019 Outlook

Looking ahead into 2019, yield prices are on the low end. Research Specialist with the Gardner Ag Policy Program, Krista Swanson, has more: “When we do our budgets, we always use trend yields until late in the growing season when a better estimate is available. For the 2019 budgets, part of the reason incomes are…
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Great River Friends to Hold Book Fair Dec. 4 to 7

West Burlington, Iowa, Nov. 27, 2018 – Great River Friends is sponsoring a Collective Goods book and gift fair in the Mercy Plaza lobby, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. The times and dates are: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5 7 a.m. to 3…
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Burlington Civic Music Welcomes Charlie Brown and the Peanuts Gang

Burlington, Iowa, Nov. 27, 2018 – A favorite holiday classic will come to life Friday, Dec. 7, when Burlington Civic Music presents A Charlie Brown Christmas Live Onstage. Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts gang as they produce their Christmas play and learn the meaning of the season. The…
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