Ruling Expected in 7-10 Days
12:16 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Court to Rule on Injunction on Vacant Keokuk Church

Keokuk wants to tear down this church because it considers the building unsafe, but a group said it's in the process of restoring it.
Credit Jason Parrott

It’s up to a judge to decide whether it is legal to remove the windows from a former Keokuk church that has been deemed unsafe to enter.

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Appreciation for Those Who Served
12:02 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

Knox County Veterans Eligible for Discounts

Credit Kim Hill / Flickr Creative Commons

Veterans in Knox County can now enroll in a free program to receive discounts at area businesses. 

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Wilson O’Connell
4:32 am
Tue August 26, 2014

My Farm Roots: Hard Work a Life Lesson

Thousands of miles, and years, away from his upbringing on a Kansas farm during the height of the Great Depression, Wilson O’Connell now lives in the Boston suburbs.
Credit Jeremy Bernfeld/Harvest Public Media

Every year on my birthday I know there’s a thin, flat package waiting for me to open. It’s wrapped with neat corner folds and held together perfectly with just three pieces of tape – nothing wasted.

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Stabbing Death
1:23 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Suspect Arrested in Galesburg Murder

Suspect Christopher Croom was arrested Monday morning in Chicago's northwest suburbs.
Credit City of Galesburg

Members of the U.S. Marshal's Violent Fugitives Task Force arrested the man wanted for a murder in Galesburg.

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Cooler Fall Possible Too
11:30 am
Mon August 25, 2014

The Summer of 2014: Cool and Wet

A lot of rain accompanied this summer's cooler than normal temperatures.
Credit Wiki Commons

There’s a reason why this might have felt like one of the coolest summers in memory.

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District 205 Teachers Stike
6:53 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Galesburg Teachers Inch Toward Deal with District

Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

No deal was reached during a weekend negotiation session. But, both sides submitted formal proposals.

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$10K-$15K Price Tag
6:24 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Lee County Building Assessment Possible

The Lee County Board of Supervisors may take a closer look at some existing county buildings before taking any action towards a controversial topic.

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New Program in West Point
9:49 am
Sun August 24, 2014

Children Are Ticketed For 'Good Behavior'

The West Point Police Department is rewarding children for good safety habits.
Credit www.westpointiowa.com

The police department in West Point, Iowa is giving children a pat on the back for practicing good safety habits.

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Bill Signed This Week
11:39 am
Fri August 22, 2014

New Law to Ban Smoking on Illinois College Campuses

Smoking will not be allowed at Western Illinois University and other state-supported college campuses beginning next July.
Credit www.safetysign.com

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill to prohibit smoking on state-supported college or university campuses in the state. 

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Teachers Strike Contiues
7:52 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Galesburg Teachers Grow Frustrated As Strike Continues

Galesburg Education Association holds a press confrence Thursday afternoon in from of Lombard Middle School in Galesburg.
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

Teachers in Galesburg say they're frustrated by the lack of progress in contract talks with the district.

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