Galesburg

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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Stabbing Death
1:23 pm
Mon August 25, 2014

Suspect Arrested in Galesburg Murder

Suspect Christopher Croom was arrested Monday morning in Chicago's northwest suburbs.
Credit City of Galesburg

Members of the U.S. Marshal's Violent Fugitives Task Force arrested the man wanted for a murder in Galesburg.

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No deal reached Tuesday
2:19 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Teachers and School District In Second Day of Negotiations

Credit Cortney Hill / TSPR News

Galesburg teachers and the school district are back at the bargaining table after a marathon meeting Tuesday. 

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Teachers Strike
10:19 am
Tue August 19, 2014

Galesburg Teachers and School Board Meet Again

Credit Cortney Hill / TSPR News

Galesburg teachers and administrators have another negotiation session with a federal mediator this morning.

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Negotiations Continue
2:45 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Talks Resume As Galesburg Teachers Remain on Strike

Teachers picket Galesburg High School
Credit TSPR's Cortney Hill

Negotiations have resumed between the Galesburg school district and its teachers.

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No Contract Agreement Reached
5:48 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Galesburg Teachers On Strike

Galesburg teachers picket outside the high school on what was supposed to be the first day of school.
Credit Cortney Hill / TSPR News

Members of the Galesburg Education Association voted down the latest contract proposal from administrators Tuesday night.

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