knox county

Cost Saving Measure
9:40 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Knox County Offers Employees Early Retirement Option

Knox County Courthouse
Credit Jimmy Emerson, DVM / Flickr Creative Commons

Knox County is turning to some of its longest serving employees to help it save money.

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Knox County Historical Museum
3:24 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

A View of an Extinct Species

The passenger pigeon
Credit Knox County Historical Museum

The Knox County Historical Museum is marking the 100-year anniversary of the passenger pigeon’s disappearance from the planet.

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TSPR Local
10:00 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Simon Keynotes Democratic Women's dinner

Sheila Simon

With her banjo in hand, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon arrived at the Kensington Ballroom in Galesburg to keynote the 17th annual Knox County Democratic Women’s Camelot Dinner April 12.

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Petition Filed Against Her
9:33 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Knox County Treasurer: Pay Raises Not Her Decision

The Galesburg Election Board wants the Knox County Treasurer to be held in civil contempt over pay raises.
Credit http://www.knoxcountyil.com/

The Galesburg Election Board has filed a petition to have Knox County Treasurer Robin Davis held in civil contempt for not paying wage increases the panel has called for. 

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Temporary Property Tax Increase
9:09 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Proposed Knox County Budget Includes Tax Hike

The Knox County board will vote on the budget Nov 21st.
Credit http://www.knoxcountyil.com/

Knox County’s proposed new budget includes a temporary property tax increase.

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Due Oct. 30th
4:03 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Knox County Works on Draft Budget

Knox County's draft budget is due October 30th.
Credit http://www.knoxcountyil.com/

The Knox County Board is getting ready to issue its draft budget for the next fiscal year.

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New reports says poverty rose 8 percent since 2000
3:11 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

A Third of IL Residents in or very Near Poverty

http://www.heartlandalliance.org

A third of Illinois residents live in, or a very near poverty levels. That’s the finding of a  new report which also shows some of the counties with the highest poverty rates are in Western Illinois.

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