Galesburg

Election 2015
10:34 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Getting Ready for the Next Election

Candidates can pick up and file nominating petitions at offices like this one in Galesburg, and voters can register there.
Credit T.J. Carson

Even before voters headed to the polls for last week's mid-term elections, preparations were already underway for the only elections to be held in Illinois next year.

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Seeking More Revenue
6:10 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Galesburg Begins Budget Process

Galesburg city leaders discuss an FY15 budget that will need more income to cover projected shortfalls.
Credit T.J. Carson

Galesburg is considering whether to implement new and increased fees to make up for a projected budget shortfall.

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Maker of Tankless Water Heaters
12:49 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

State Grant to Help Galesburg Business Expand

Intellihot produces tankless water heaters that reduce energy consumption and costs.
Credit T.J. Carson

Intellihot, which makes and sells tankless water heaters. received $400,000 from the Illinois Clean Energy Fund.

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Cost Not Yet Known
10:37 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Galesburg Seeking to Upgrade Storm Water System

Residents listen to a presentation about what Galesburg needs to do to upgrade its storm water utility system.
Credit TJ Carson

The city is in the early stages of addressing upgrades to its storm water utility system.

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South Seminary Street
6:24 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Galesburg Building Might House Railroad HoF

The proposed location for the new National Railroad Hall of Fame and Museum will be near the city's Amtrak depot.
Credit T.J. Carson

A building acquired by the city of Galesburg could be turned into a new home for the National Railroad Hall of Fame and Museum.

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Completion Next Year
12:41 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Improvements to Galesburg Amtrak Station About to Begin

The upgrades are the first ones since the station was built.
Credit T.J. Carson

The City Council this week approved a project to enclose the north and south porch areas at the Amtrak station.

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New Overpass Named
12:50 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Galesburg Honors "Mother" Bickerdyke

The statue of Bickerdyke on the lawn of the courthouse was revealed in 1906.
Credit T.J. Carson

The Seminary/Kellogg Street overpass is not yet complete in Galesburg, but it does have a name.

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Feels Like Family
4:06 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Former Maytag Plant Workers Reunited

Signs still show the property and building that housed the Maytag plant in Galesburg for sale.
Credit T.J. Carson

Ten years is a long time.

Ten years is how long it's been since the Maytag plant in Galesburg produced its last refrigerator. The factory's jobs were moved to Mexico in September, 2004.

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Seminary/Kellogg Project
3:16 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Pedestrian Safety Concern near Galesburg Overpass

The Seminary/Kellogg overpass should open to traffic before the end of the year.
Credit T.J. Carson

A Galesburg alderman is concerned about the safety of pedestrians once construction of an overpass is complete.

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Rezoning Approved
11:38 am
Sun September 14, 2014

Proposed Marijuana Growing Facility in Knox County

Credit Wiki Commons

A medical marijuana cultivation center in Galesburg would initially employ 35 people.

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