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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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Monmouth-Roseville School Business

Monmouth-Roseville is gearing up for another school year, which begins Wednesday August 22nd with a Freshman only day. Superintendent Ed Fletcher and the rest of the staff at the high school are very excited to help get the Freshman acclimated to the High School: “Try something different, see if that helps them get accustomed to…
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The Crossing Coming to Monmouth

A new church is coming to the Monmouth area. The Crossing will begin holding services on September 9th at 10 am in the old 1st Street Armoury building, 215 South 1st Street. Casey Grant, the Campus Minister for the Monmouth location, states the Monmouth site will be the 11th one since starting in Quincy back…
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Lack of Safety at the Warren County Jail a Major Concern

Sergeant Matt Greenlief at the Warren County Sheriff’s Office gave members from the radio station a tour of the jail and as soon as you walk through the door, a lack of safety can be seen. Since the Sheriff’s Office opened back in 1897, time has been rough on the jail. In just a 15…
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National Stearman Fly-In

Back to the past: Fly-In features sights, sounds of World War II GALESBURG, IL – There are no “hangar queens” at the National Stearman Fly-In. Most of the old warbirds brought to Galesburg fly every day. That’s what makes the event – this year it’s Sept. 3-8 at Galesburg Municipal Airport — different from many…
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Knox County Economic Development Update

Culver’s is coming to Galesburg. The restaurant will be located where the old 1st Choice Medical building was on North Henderson Street, at the Fremont intersection. Ken Springer, President of the Knox County Area Partnership for Economic Development, shares Culver’s is set to open early next year and will be hiring around 100 employees. Other…
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"Tell Me A Story"

On August 29th, Warren Achievement Center will be hosting a book reveal and reading party called “Tell Me A Story”. Sean Cavanaugh, Marketing Coordinator at Warren Achievement, shares this was made possible by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council through the Buchannan Center and allows ten selected achievers an opportunity to share their story:…
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