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Build Near Lee County Jail
6:24 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Committee Recommends One Lee County Courthouse

The South Lee County Courthouse would close under a recommendation from the County Seat Advisory Committee.

The group that has been reviewing Lee County government services has finished its work and made a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors.

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Galesburg Road Upgrade
4:40 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Fremont Street Gets Controversial Upgrade

An artist rendering of part of Fremont street after the upgrade is done.
Credit The City of Galesburg

The City of Galesburg is reworking one of its major streets. 

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Illinois, Missouri Middle of Pack
4:36 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Report: Iowa Outscores Neighbors In Child Well-Being

Percentage of Children Without Health Insurance: 2012
Credit Screen Cap of Kids Count 2014 report / Annie E. Casey Foundation

A children’s advocacy group ranks Iowa third in the nation for child well-being while Illinois and Missouri fall toward the middle of the pack.

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Studying Local Cycling Environment
4:22 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Bicycle Survey Underway in McDonough County

Credit www.greatbikeride.com.au

Residents of McDonough County are being asked to provide feedback on how to make the area more bicycle-friendly.

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Bill Knight – July 24
11:44 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Time to Reign in the Cost of Higher Education

Credit Rich Egger

College costs and student loans aren’t being discussed enough, but maybe this month’s increase of student-loan interest rates will start something.

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