Organizers of Galesburg’s Railroad Days said they expect the event to draw a much larger crowd due to a change in scenery.
Conservationists are raising concerns with a proposed transmission line from Galesburg to Peoria.
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.
Aldermen agreed to form a new partnership with the Galesburg Regional Economic Development Association (GREDA).
Safe Harbor Family Crisis Center in Galesburg will start a mentoring program for children exposed to domestic violence.