Galesburg

Rates Lower Than Ameren's
5:50 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Galesburg Approves Energy Aggregation Contract

City Manager Todd Thompson says only two providers put in bids for the energy aggregation contract.
Credit T.J. Carson

The city said rates will increase in its electric aggregation program this summer but it believes participants will still save money.

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Civil Rights Leader
7:01 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

Honoring MLK in Macomb and Galesburg

The march took people from the courthouse to Mount Calvary on the city's far east side.
Credit Rich Egger

A couple communities in western Illinois continued their long traditions of commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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2015 Celebration Concert Series
2:46 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

Victor & Penny- September 12, 2015 The Box in Galesburg

Victor and Penny
victorandpenny.com

Victor & Penny hail from Kansas City, MO, America’s roaring 1920s “Paris of the Plains.” With tight vocal harmonies, fearless feats of guitar daring and a fiery ukulele, Victor & Penny bring a modern voice to prohibition era jazz and clever original tunes. Celebrating a time when style mattered, antique pop duo Victor & Penny impress and delight with charm and hot licks - they are "...an absolute rollicking blast."

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Weather and Strike Canceled Classes
11:26 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Galesburg Seeking to Make Up Missed School Days

Superintendent Bart Arthur says changing spring break was not an option, due to many people already making plans around it.
Credit T.J. Carson

Bitter cold temperatures and snow covered roads kept many school districts in the tri states closed for most of last week.

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Local Families in Need
10:09 am
Tue January 6, 2015

Galesburg Food Pantry Needs Help

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos toured Fish Food Pantry in December as part of a volunteer tour across the 17th District.
Credit T.J. Carson

The holiday season centers around the spirit of giving and assisting those in need. The Fish Food Pantry does that by providing food to Knox County families in need.

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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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