Peddlers Go Door to Door
6:53 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Energy Suppliers Solicit Galesburg Residents

Credit lance robotson / Flickr Creative Commons

The city of Galesburg is warning residents about energy suppliers that are going door to door to drum up business.

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Texas Company Looking to Build
6:36 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Little Known about Proposed Pipeline Through Illinois and Iowa

The local portion of a proposed pipeline from North Dakota to west-central Illinois.

It appears state agencies in Iowa and Illinois know very little about a proposed pipeline through the tri-state region.

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Only Accepting Commuters
4:48 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Culver-Stockton College's Incoming Class at Capacity

One local college can no longer accept on-campus students for the upcoming school year.

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County Seats/Conservation
7:59 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Busy Night Upcoming for Lee County Board

How the south Lee County courthouse fares in the eyes of the County Seat Advisory Committee remains to be seen.

The night's agenda includes a recommendation from the committee examining the options on offering county services in one or both county seats and a possible vote on a new building for the Lee County Conservation Office.

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Three-String Instruments
11:15 am
Sun July 13, 2014

The Art of Cigar Box Guitars

John draws makes guitars from old cigar boxes, tin cans, and a other re-purposed materials.
Credit Rich Egger

John Draws is making a lot of noise – literally and figuratively – with three-string guitars made from cigar boxes and other bits and pieces.

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