April 7 Election Results: Cities and Villages

Apr 8, 2015
T.J. Carson

One incumbent city council member lost in both Macomb and Galesburg. Rushville voters chose to elect a different mayor.  The election for mayor in LaHarpe was decided by just a couple votes.

T.J. Carson

It will take the city of Galesburg a little while longer to decide on a location for a community center.

T.J. Carson

After next week's municipal elections, the Galesburg Board of Education will include two new representatives from Galesburg Township.  Incumbents Molly Palmer and Tom Colclasure chose to seek another term.

The three candidates vying for the two spots are Phillips Slaton, Tianna Cervantez, and H. Wayne Statham. All three believe they can build a better relationship between the school board and teachers.

Slaton, who is a teacher in the Orion School District, said the current board lacks respect for teachers.

Rich Egger

One of the contested races for the Galesburg City Council next month will be in an area that includes the city’s downtown. Incumbent Peter Schwartzman will face a challenge from Ted Hoffman in Ward 5. 

City of Galesburg

City leaders announced that the East Main Street Underpass Project will now have a projected start date of January 2016.

It was originally scheduled to begin in August of this year.

Victor & Penny- 7:00pm, September 12, 2015 The Box in Galesburg

Mar 8, 2015

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 " absolute rollicking blast."

T.J. Carson

City leaders in Galesburg hope a program for subdivision development will lead to an increase in population.

TSPR's T.J. Carson

The city is looking to a site for youth in Galesburg to serve the entire community.

Alderman plan to consider a proposal as early as next month to establish a five-year agreement with the Boys and Girls Club to serve as the city's community center.

T.J. Carson

Galesburg’s superintendent is cautiously optimistic about a proposed increase in K-12 funding.  But he also is skeptical the full amount will come.

T.J. Carson

The Galesburg Historical Society's biggest fundraiser of the year is a sweet treat.

T.J. Carson

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner's budget address on February 18 will be watched carefully by at least one group in Galesburg.

T.J. Carson

The Galesburg NAACP chapter wants to create a better understanding between citizens and law enforcement.

T.J. Carson

A renovation project paid off for the Discovery Depot in Galesburg.

T.J. Carson

The Nonprofit Endowment Match program aims to encourage organizations in Knox and Warren Counties to raise more money and establish endowments.

T.J. Carson

Magic the Gathering is played by millions across the world. But it's more than just a card game in Galesburg.