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Local News Coverage:

  • Morning Edition: Mon.- Fri. 4:00am- 9:00am with Morning Edition Host and Reporter Emily Boyer.
  • Afternoon Edition: Mon.- Fri. 4:30- 5:00pm with News Director Rich Egger.

Local New Updates also at 5:35pm and 6:35pm Monday- Friday.

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.

Rich Egger

Dean Torreson said he will leave at the end of the year after a long career in local government.

T.J. Carson

Carl Sandburg College is cautiously optimistic about where they may stand after Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget address.

Jason Parrott

The West Burlington School Board had a busy meeting Monday night, taking a closer look at the start of school and the district's financial future.

Thirty-eight days into his term as Illinois' governor, Bruce Rauner yesterday delivered his much-anticipated budget address. Amanda Vinicky recaps the financial reckoning.

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Western Illinois University's Center for Performing Arts project is moving forward despite Governor Bruce Rauner's freeze on all non-essential state spending.

Jason Parrott

An online threat prompted Southeastern Community College to tell faculty, staff, and students to be on the lookout for suspicious activity.

The Budget Address from Bruce Rauner

Feb 18, 2015
Brian Mackey

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner delivered a half-hour budget address to state lawmakers Wednesday.

T.J. Carson

Students in the Monmouth-Roseville School District will soon get their hands dirty in the name of education.

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The Burlington Police Department has released the identity of a man who was fatally shot Monday afternoon.

Dusty Rhodes

Governor Bruce Rauner was scheduled to deliver the keynote address at a meeting of public school leaders Tuesday in Springfield. Instead, he sent his new education czar. 

Gov. Bruce Rauner's prescription for Illinois’ finances will finally be made known on Wednesday, when he gives his budget address. Legislators, state employees and social service agencies will no doubt pay close attention to what Rauner has to say. But after another big speech earlier this month made many go "gee," observers will also be listening for how he says it.

T.J. Carson

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

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Lee County Treasurer Chris Spann now has a whole new outlook on the dreaded "Friday the 13th."

The Keokuk School District does not believe Iowa Governor Terry Branstad is committing enough money to educate local children.

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