Cortney Hill

Student News Reporter

Cortney is a student reporter at Tri States Public Radio working out of our Galesburg Bureau. He is a Chicago native, and a graduate of University of Chicago Lab School. He is currently a sophomore at Knox College. He has a special interest in film and video, and taught a course to area kids as part of the Knox College for Kids program. Cortney has also been a DJ at the student run station at Knox College that broadcasts on WVKC HD-2 and on-line at In his spare time he enjoys bike riding and being active. His career aspirations include any job that shares other people's voices through media.

No Contract Agreement Reached
5:48 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Galesburg Teachers On Strike

Galesburg teachers picket outside the high school on what was supposed to be the first day of school.
Credit Cortney Hill / TSPR News

Members of the Galesburg Education Association voted down the latest contract proposal from administrators Tuesday night.

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National Chain Returning
1:36 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Coffeehouse Battle Brewing in Galesburg

Starbucks will build a small shop on this spot in the Hy-Vee store on East Main Street.
Credit Cortney Hill

Starbucks plans a return to Galesburg after leaving the city six years ago.

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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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