Galesburg

37th Annual Railroad Days
6:17 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Railroad Days' Activities Return to Main St.

Credit jimmy thomas / Flickr Creative Commons

Organizers of Galesburg’s Railroad Days said they expect the event to draw a much larger crowd due to a change in scenery.

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Spoon River Transmission Line
3:36 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Possible Ameren Transmission Route Threatens Illinois Prairie

Spoon River Transmission Line
Credit Screencap / Ameren

Conservationists are raising concerns with a proposed transmission line from Galesburg to Peoria. 

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Human Trafficking in the Tri States
1:17 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Modern Day Abolitionists at Work in Galesburg

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Galesburg was founded by abolitionists and it was a stop on the Underground Railroad.  Now anti-slavery forces are at work in the community again.

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Public-Private Partnership
11:15 am
Wed May 7, 2014

A New Plan for Galesburg Economic Development

Galesburg City Hall
Credit Rich Egger

Aldermen agreed to form a new partnership with the Galesburg Regional Economic Development Association (GREDA).

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Safe Harbor Program
11:47 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Helping Children Overcome Domestic Abuse

Credit Wiki Commons

Safe Harbor Family Crisis Center in Galesburg will start a mentoring program for children exposed to domestic violence.

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