Galesburg

T.J. Carson

The new head of the Galesburg NAACP chapter intends to emphasize the need to lead young people in the  community.

T.J. Carson

Galesburg aldermen voted in favor of a $10 million bond issue so the city can catch up on a  backlog of road and bridge projects throughout town.

T.J. Carson

One of the new co-owners of the former Elks Club building in downtown Galesburg envisions turning it into a hub for music in the city.

T.J. Carson

Galesburg residents will soon be able to take cases against them straight to the city.  Aldermen this week approved creation of an administrative adjudication system for appeals of ordinance violations.

T.J. Carson

Galesburg’s Railroad Museum is on track to show off more of its collection next year.  The museum is remodeling its building to provide around 100 square feet of extra display space. 

T.J. Carson

Galesburg's financial plan is set for 2016. But the mayor has some concerns as he looks ahead to the future.

T.J. Carson

The Knox County YMCA is experiencing an all-time membership high with about 8,400 members.  CEO Adam Sampson said the Y is growing larger than what it's locations at Carl Sandburg Drive in Galesburg and in Knoxville can handle.

T.J. Carson

Galesburg has commissioned a study to determine two things: whether the city could support an events center, and whether the vacant Armory on Broad Street could serve that purpose.

Jason Parrott / TSPR

A downtown district's success depends a lot on whether people can easily access its retail shops and restaurants. A couple local cities are taking steps to make sure anyone who wants to visit their downtown districts can find a place to park.

Chelsea Castillo Macek

A new photo exhibit strives to demonstrate the great diversity in Galesburg's immigrant population.

T.J. Carson

A native of England shared a message of hope and kindness with an audience at Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg. Leon Logothetis is the host of the National Geographic International show, "Amazing Adventures of a Nobody."

Rich Egger

A backlog of long-overdue infrastructure improvements has the city of Galesburg consider borrowing millions of money to try and catch up on the workload.

Amanda Vinicky

Low-income, working parents are fighting to once again get help from the state for childcare.

T.J. Carson

An art project by this fall's Artist-in-Residence at Knox College aims to capture the essence and variety of Galesburg.  John Bakker, who's from Chicago, called his three-month effort the "Galesburg Portrait Project."

T.J. Carson

The city of Galesburg feels Canadian geese are a problem at Lake Storey. But aldermen have said "No" to one idea on how to get the birds to leave.

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