Galesburg

Problems and Solutions Discussed
12:37 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Galesburg NAACP Forum Addresses Concerns About Police

Galesburg NAACP chapter President Candy Webb hosted the forum, and told the crowd that biases come in all shapes and sizes.
Credit T.J. Carson

At least 50 people attended the forum at the Boys and Girls Club. 

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President Signs Bill
4:02 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Galesburg VA Clinic Named After Lane Evans

The Lane A. Evans VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Galesburg.
Credit T.J. Carson

Galesburg’s VA clinic will officially be named after the late Congressman Lane Evans.

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Will Share Space with a Game Store
11:18 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Stone Alley Books Moving To Bigger Spot

Stone Alley Books will soon move from its current location on Seminary Street in Galesburg.
Credit Rich Egger

Even in the digital age, a Galesburg store is enjoying success in the old fashioned business of selling books.

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Kellogg/Seminary overpass
8:24 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Bickerdyke Bridge Opens in Galesburg

Construction of the Bickerdyke Bridge in Galesburg provided 140 construction jobs.
Credit T.J. Carson

There is now another way to avoid being delayed by trains in Galesburg.

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Concerns With Implementation
1:21 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Galesburg Storm Water Fee Delayed

Galesburg aldermen favor developing a master plan to determine what work needs to be done.
Credit T.J. Carson

The city of Galesburg will not implement a new storm water utility fee in the near future.

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Sitka Salmon Shares
10:52 am
Sun November 23, 2014

Galesburg Fishery Receives National Recognition

Sitka Salmon President Nic Mink looks at boxes to be used to ship out salmon and other fish products.
Credit T.J. Carson

Food and Wine Magazine named Sitka Salmon Shares one of the 20 "Best Food Artisans" in America.

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Projects To Upgrade Facilities
11:52 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Galesburg Breaks Ground on Transportation Projects

Representatives from Galesburg, Amtrak, Burlington Trailways, and IDOT break ground on upgrades to the city's Amtrak depot.
Credit T.J. Carson

Two projects are underway to help transportation in Galesburg.

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Focus on Business Impact
10:08 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Galesburg Storm Water Fee Questioned

Shawn Pitman addresses the Galesburg City Council about the impact a proposed new storm water utility fee would have on his business.
Credit T.J. Carson

Concerns are being raised about how Galesburg businesses will be impacted by the city's proposed storm water utility fee.

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Rally in Springfield This Week
5:09 pm
Mon November 17, 2014

Illinois Educators Call for Funding Changes

Districts like Galesburg CUSD #205 would see an increase in funding if SB16 passes.
Credit Rich Egger

More than 200 school superintendents, principals and administrators from throughout Illinois are expected to descend upon Springfield this week to push for passage of Senate Bill 16.

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VA Clinic to be Named After Evans
6:16 pm
Thu November 13, 2014

Congress Might Honor Lane Evans

The VA outpatient clinic on Home Blvd. opened last year and could soon be named after the late Congressman Lane Evans.
Credit T.J. Carson

The late Lane Evans might end up with his name on a building in Galesburg.

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