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Getaway Day Giveaway

2015 Getaway Day GiveAway sl cmpListen for clues each morning and guess who the player is that played for both the Cardinals and Cubs.    [Read More...]

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Knoxville School Board Changes District Grading Scale

Knoxville School Board Changes District Grading Scale

The Knoxville School Board has approved the change of the grading scale for the district.  This change will take effect at the beginning of the next school year. The current grading scale is more rigorous than the traditional ninety, eighty, seventy, sixty scale. Superintendent Steve Wilder issued a survey to the community that asked if they were in favor of the new scale[Read More...]
OSF Holy Family Named Third Cleanest Hospital in U.S.

OSF Holy Family Named Third Cleanest Hospital in U.S.

An area hospital is receiving national recognition for its efforts to keep facilities clean. OSF Holy Family Medical Center in Monmouth has been named third cleanest --in the nation. The rating is based on scores from the Hospital Consumer Assessment survey, which tally patient reaction. 95 percent of Holy Family patients reportedly cited room cleanliness following their visit. CEO Patty Luker says "the[Read More...]
Love's in Need of 2 More Acres for Upcoming Truck Stop

Love's in Need of 2 More Acres for Upcoming Truck Stop

Love's Travel Stops and Country Store is expecting to open in the near future once they get the two additional acres of land they need. The truck stop will be in Knoxville off of Interstate 74. The stop will include a fueling station, a shopping center, a hotel and a couple of restaurants. Loves's Communication Specialist, Kealey Dorian, says between 60[Read More...]
District 205 Approves Henning Resignation Settlement

District 205 Approves Henning Resignation Settlement

District 205 board members met this afternoon to finalize the multi-month re-classification and now resignation of it's district athletic director. Ralph Henning, who served as AD within the district since 2005, came to terms with the district on an undisclosed settlement agreement. That's according to Superintendent Bart Arthur, who says because the files are confidential, and that financial details of the[Read More...]
Hope Cemetery Seeking Volunteers and Organization

Hope Cemetery Seeking Volunteers and Organization

Galesburg's oldest cemetery continues to age each year, and the organization taking care of the majority of the grounds is seeing limited finances for much of the upkeep. Hope Cemetery is in need of volunteers to aid financially and through administrative roles. That's according to Hope Cemetery Board Member Rex Cherrington, who says board would greatly appreciate the foundation of a "Friends[Read More...]
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GHS Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs Peoria Manual Rams @ Canton Regional Championship

GHS Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs Peoria Manual Rams @ Canton Regional Championship

The GHS Silver Streaks Boys basketball team lost to the Peoria Manual Rams 58-45 in the Canton Regional Championship game. This makes the Streaks 25-8 for the season while the Rams move on to sectional play with a record of 21-6. This ends the season[Read More...]
Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs the Limestone Rockets

Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs the Limestone Rockets

The GHS Silver Streaks Boys Basketball team beat the Limestone Rockets 59-56 in the Canton Regional opener after double overtime. This makes the Streaks 25-7 for their season while the Rockets fall to 8-21 in their season. The Streaks will be playing again on Friday[Read More...]
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Local Sports 2/27/15

The long road through the regular season comes to an end tonight for the Galesburg Silver Streaks boys basketball team, as they play game number 31 in East Moline against the Panthers of United Township. The Streaks enter the night with a record of 23-7,[Read More...]
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