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Local News Highlights

  • District 205 Continues Superintendent Search

    205logobw A meeting held Monday night with the District 205 School board was to help the board better hone in on what they're looking for in candidates for Superintendent. School board members went over information with the Illinois Association of School Board's Donna Johnson. Board President Mike Panther says the district sent out a survey asking the public their thoughts on

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  • City Council Approves Higher Tax Levy

    11-17-14 GCC 1 Property taxes are officially going up in the City of Galesburg. The Galesburg City Council this week approved over $8.2 million  in a property tax levy request for 2014 -- a 4.5% increase over last year. City Manager Todd Thompson says the biggest part of the increase is in the fire and police pension portions of the levy, and won't get any

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  • Sheley Extradition Pending with Missouri Governor

    Sheley November 2011 DIXON, Ill. (AP) -- A Missouri prosecutor says convicted Illinois killer Nicholas Sheley's extradition paperwork remains with Gov. Jay Nixon. Jefferson County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Steve Jerrell tells The (Dixon) Telegraph there's no timeline for the Missouri governor to act in the case. Sheley is awaiting trial for the Missouri killings of an Arkansas couple during a deadly 2008 crime spree.

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  • City Breaks Ground on Two Big Projects

    (Groundbreaking for new Galesburg Transit Maintenance Facility)

    (Groundbreaking for new Galesburg Transit Maintenance Facility)

    The City of Galesburg has officially kicked off two major projects -- both of which some might say were a long time coming. City and Illinois Department of Transportation officials broke ground this morning on a new $5 million transit maintenance facility, and the nearly $750,000 expansion of the Galesburg Amtrak Depot. Neither project is being

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Local Sports Highlights

  • Local Sports 11/21/14

    Carl Sandburg College is hosting a two-day men's and women's basketball tournament. The Charger's women opened with a game against Lincoln late this afternoon, while the undefeated men's team will square off with Wisconsin Baraboo at 8pm. Men's coach Ryan Twaddle said his young team

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  • Local Sports 11/20/14

    Fans of the Galesburg Silver Streaks girls basketball team are hoping for a repeat performance of the teams' opener, as the Streaks host the Metamora Redbirds in game #2 of the season tonight at 6:30. The girls are coming off of Tuesday's 71-32 win over

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  • Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs Metamora Redbirds

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    The GHS Silver Streaks girls beat the Metamora Red birds 56-24. They are currently undefeated in the Thanksgiving tournament as well as the season. They will play again tomorrow night (11/21) against Illini West with pre-game scheduled for 7:06 and the tip-off at 7:30.

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